The Human Biology Association is a vibrant nonprofit scientific organization dedicated to supporting and disseminating innovative research and teaching on human biological variation in evolutionary,  social, historical, and environmental context, worldwide.W

We are an interdisciplinary group of scientists including internationally-recognized leaders in the fields of anthropology, anatomy, public health, endocrinology, genetics, nutrition, and numerous other fields.

History of the HBA

The Human Biology Association has developed over the past 30+ years to become a professional organization that represents broadly the interests of human biologists in the U.S. and throughout the world. In 2005, Mike Little and Gary James published a paper tracing the history of the Association, available here.