SoS 168 – Chronotyping Night Owls and Morning Larks with Dr. Kristen Knutson

June 13, 2022By Alexandra NiclouCircadian rhythms, Health, Season 4, Sleep No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 168 – Chronotyping Night Owls and Morning Larks with Dr. Kristen Knutson Our last guest of the season is Dr. Kristen Knuston, an Associate Professor of Neurology (Sleep Medicine)and Preventative Medicine (Epidemiology) at the Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Knutson studies the associations between sleep, circadian rhythms, and health. She … Read More

SoS 167- Understanding Human Health via the Skeleton in Contemporary Populations w/ Amy Anderson

June 6, 2022By Delaney GlassBioarchaeology, Season 4 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 167- Understanding Human Health via the Skeleton in Contemporary Populations w/ Amy Anderson Blast from the past! In this episode we bring you an interview with Amy Anderson from Spring of 2021. Chris and Cara talk to her about her dissertation research on health as reflected through the human skeleton … Read More

SoS 166 – Who Owns Poop & Other Ethical Quandaries with Dr. Alyssa Crittenden

May 30, 2022By Delaney GlassHadza, Microbiome, Season 4 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 166 – Who Owns Poop & Other Ethical Quandaries with Dr. Alyssa Crittenden Dr. Alyssa Crittenden joins us today for an excellent conversation (despite internet connectivity issues) about her work with Hadza community members, community-based work, and reconsidering biological sample collection. You can find her recent paper “Who Owns Poop? … Read More

SoS 165 – Maternal Stress from a Doula’s Perspective with Dr. Holly Horan

May 23, 2022By Alexandra NiclouPuerto Rico, Reproductive health, Season 4, Stress No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 165 – Maternal Stress from a Doula’s Perspective with Dr. Holly Horan Dr. Holly Horan is a clinical, bicultural, and medical anthropologist at the University of Alabama studying how lived experiences contribute to perinatal health and birth outcomes . She chats with Chris and Cara about how her experience as … Read More

SoS 164- From Vodou to Oncofertility with Dr. Bonnie Kaiser

May 16, 2022By Delaney GlassCultural syndromes, Haiti, Psychological anthropology, Season 4 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 164- From Vodou to Oncofertility with Dr. Bonnie Kaiser Chris and Cara are joined today by Dr. Bonnie Kaiser, anthropologist, global health researcher, and Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of California San Diego. On today’s episode, they discuss her recent work on the relationship between mental health and … Read More

SoS 163 – Bringing Feminist Theory to Bio Anth with Dr. Heather Shattuck-Heidorn

May 9, 2022By Alexandra NiclouFeminist theory, Season 4 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 163 – Bringing Feminist Theory to Bio Anth with Dr. Heather Shattuck-Heidorn This week’s guest is Dr. Heather Shattuck-Heidorn, an Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Southern Maine. Dr. Shattuck-Heidorn is also the Director of Engaged Communications at the Harvard GenderSci Lab. She tells Chris … Read More

SoS 162- Double Jeopardy Impacts of the Rwandan Genocide on Youth with Dr. Glorieuse Uwizeye

May 2, 2022By Delaney GlassNursing, Rwanda, Season 4, Trauma No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 162- Double Jeopardy Impacts of the Rwandan Genocide on Youth with Dr. Glorieuse Uwizeye Dr. Glorieuse Uwizeye is an Assistant Professor at The Western University of Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada. Today, Chris and Alex talk to her about her work on the health impacts of the Rwandan genocide on … Read More

SoS 161- Genetic Ancestry, Race, and National Belonging in Argentina with Dr. Graciela Cabana

April 25, 2022By Delaney GlassAncient DNA, Argentina, Season 4 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 161- Ethnicity, Race, and Nationality in Argentina with Dr. Graciela Cabana Chris and Cara talk with Dr. Graciela Cabana, Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Tennessee Knoxville. Dr. Cabana’s work focuses on the human genome from a biosocial and biopolitical context. In particular, she has been working on … Read More

SoS 160 – Interrogating the Structure of Modernity with Dr. Adam Van Arsdale

April 18, 2022By Alexandra NiclouPaleoanthropology, Season 4 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 160 – Interrogating the Structure of Modernity with Dr. Adam Van Arsdale Dr. Adam Van Arsdale, a Professor of Anthropology at Wellesley College, chats with Chris and Cara about why and how we need to rethink the way human anatomical evolution is taught. He discusses his recent presentations at the … Read More

SoS 159 – Homo erectus the Scavenger? with Dr. Briana Pobiner

April 11, 2022By Alexandra NiclouPaleoanthropology, Paleodiet, Season 4 No Comments

Human Biology Association · SoS 159 – Homo erectus the Scavenger? with Dr. Briana Pobiner Dr. Briana Pobiner is a paleoanthropologist and Education Program specialist at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. She chats with Chris and Cara about her research on the evolution of human diets and the possibility that Homo erectus may … Read More