SoS 116- Talking “Burn” with Dr. Herman Pontzer

March 1, 2021By Delaney GlassMetabolism, Season 3 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 116- Talking “Burn” with Dr. Herman Pontzer Herman Pontzer is an Associate Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology and Global Health at Duke University and author of “Burn”, forthcoming March 2nd 2021. In this episode, Chris and Cara talk about his new book which you can find here: www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/60389…pontzer-phd, the complexity of … Read More

SoS 100 – A Gloriously Complicated Problem with Alex Niclou

November 9, 2020By Theresa GildnerMetabolism, Physical Activity, Samoa, Season 3, SoS Team No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 100 – A Gloriously Complicated Problem with Alex Niclou In this special 100th SoS episode, Chris and Cara chat with our very own podcast producer Alexandra Niclou. A PhD candidate at the University of Notre Dame, Alex studies the many facets of human energetics and physiological adaptations. In particular, her … Read More

SoS 18- Rethinking the Acculturation Narrative: A Chat with E.E. Hunt, Jr. Award Winner Isa Godinez

July 30, 2018By Jason DeCaroFieldwork, Health, Hunt Award Winner, Metabolism, Migration, Purepecha, Season 1 No Comments

In episode 18, we interview Isa Godinez, this year’s recipient of the HBA Edward E. Hunt, Jr. Award for Outstanding Graduate Presentation or Poster for her poster entitled Cardiometabolic health among Purepecha in North Carolina. Godinez is a graduate student at UNC Chapel Hill working with Dr. Amanda Thompson, and recently completed a successful doctoral … Read More

SoS 5 – Don’t Fight that Cellulite (Cara Ocobock)

February 3, 2018By humbio-adminExtreme environments, Metabolism, Physical Activity, Season 1 No Comments

This episode is the premiere of our short format interviews of people with recent publications in the American Journal of Human Biology, the official journal of the Human Biology Association. Dr. Cara Ocobock is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University at Albany (SUNY) and co-host of this show. Chris suggested this idea to Cara, … Read More