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SoS Episode 23- When it Rains, it Floods: A Chat with Asher Rosinger

9/17/2018
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“The Sausage of Science Podcast with Cara & Chris” From the Public Relations Committee of the Human Biology Association SoS23- When it Rains, It Floods: A Chat with Asher Rosinger In episode 23, we talk with Dr. Asher Rosinger, a member of the Human Biology Association and Assistant Professor of Biobehavioral Health and Anthropology at Penn State. At Penn State, Rosinger examines human response to changing nutritional and economic environments through water and dietary intake and the...

Duration:00:43:21

SoS Episode 22: Do it to the Extreme: A Chat with Mallika Sarma

9/3/2018
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“The Sausage of Science Podcast with Cara & Chris” From the Public Relations Committee of the Human Biology Association In episode 22, we talk with Notre Dame graduate student Mallika Sarma. Mallika discusses many aspects of graduate life, including olympic lifting, her reserach on environmental extremes and energetics, and her most recent book and movie recommendations. Mallika has been involved in a number of research projects, and is currently completing her dissertation research in...

Duration:00:42:52

SoS Episode 21: Stigma Shapes Us : A Chat with Alex Brewis Slade

8/20/2018
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“The Sausage of Science Podcast with Cara & Chris” From the Public Relations Committee of the Human Biology Association SoS21- Stigma Shapes Us: A Chat with Alex Brewis Slade In episode 21, we talk with Dr. Alex Brewis (Slade) about her new position as President of the Human Biology Association, her personal development as a researcher, and recent research on weight stigma. Brewis shares stories of her past and her diverse background within the field of anthropology, the importance of...

Duration:34:42:39

SoS Episode 20: Wire-cutting and Fieldwork Wisdom: A Chat with Jo Weaver

8/6/2018
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In episode 20, we talk with Dr. Lesley Jo Weaver about her new position as Assistant Professor of International Studies at the University of Oregon, her new book “Sugar and Tension”, fieldwork, and her podcast “Speaking of Race”, which she co-hosts along with Jim Bindon and Erik Peterson. Weaver shares stories of wire cutting and wisdom that range from the process of moving cross-country to identifying and working with sustainably developed NGOs. Her latest research project in India will be...

Duration:00:37:06

SoS Episode 19: Making Sense of Menopause

7/27/2018
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In episode 19, we air a podcast episode originally produced by Science for the People, in which Lynette Sievert discusses the evolution and variation of menopause as a human trait. Sievert is an editor of AJHB and professor of anthropology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her research on age at menopause and associated symptom experience has taken place in a variety of contexts, from western Massachusetts to Mexico, Slovenia, Paraguay, Hawaii, Bangladesh, and the UK. To listen to...

Duration:00:30:33

SoS18: Rethinking the Acculturation Narrative: A Chat with E.E. Hunt, Jr. Award Winner Isa Godinez

7/3/2018
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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 defense on her research with the Purepecha population. In this interview, we talk to Godinez about field work, migration, cardiometabolic...

Duration:00:31:46

SoS17: We Need to Consider That People Travel-Chat with Kathy Oths and Hannah Smith

6/18/2018
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In episode 17, we interview Kathy Oths and Hannah Smith from the University of Alabama about their recent AJHB article “A decade of rapid change: Biocultural influences on child growth in highland Peru” (Vol. 30, Issue 2, https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/ajhb.23072). Oths is Professor of Anthropology, and Smith is a Master’s student in the program working with Dr. Oths. In this interview, we talk to Oths and Smith about Oths’ long-term work on traditional healers and the...

Duration:00:27:52

SoS16: Biocultural implications of Soviet collapse & other stories with Bill Leonard (part b)

6/7/2018
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In episode 16, we share an edited version of Bill Leonard's April 24, 2018 James R. Bindon Biocultural Anthropology and Health Series lecture at the University of Alabama entitled "Integrating Evolutionary and Biological Approaches to the Study of Human Diversity and Health." Leonard is the Abraham Harris Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology and the Director of the Global Health Studies Program at Northwestern. He is a past president of the Human Biology Association. In this...

Duration:00:32:53

SoS15: Past, Present, & Future of Human Adaptability with Bill Leonard Part A

6/4/2018
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In episode 15, we interview Bill Leonard from Northwestern University. Leonard is the Abraham Harris Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology and the Director of the Global Health Studies Program at Northwestern. He is a past president of the Human Biology Association. In this interview, he talks about his heritage from the Paul Baker lineage and the legacy of human biologists he has trained, as well as some of his experiences and findings in Peru, Bolivia, and Siberia. For more...

Duration:00:25:12

SoS14: Bags of Fingernail Clippings and Muslim Refugees with Rieti Gengo

5/21/2018
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In episode 14, we interview Rieti Gengo, a doctoral candidate in biocultural anthropology at Notre Dame. Besides fingernail clippings, we talk to Rieti about his recent publication "Positive effects of refugee presence on host community nutritional status in Turkana County, Kenya" in American Journal of Human Biology (https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/ajhb.23060). For more info about Rieti, check out his Notre Dame profile: https://kroc.nd.edu/ph-d/ph-d-students/rieti-gengo/...

Duration:00:27:36

SoS13: Milk Does Not Necessarily Do a Body Good with Andrea Wiley (Part B)

5/7/2018
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In episodes 12 and 13, we interview Andrea Wiley from Indiana University and share an edit of her October 13, 2016 James R. Bindon Biocultural Anthropology and Health Series lecture at the University of Alabama entitled “Biocultural Perspectives and Biological ‘Normalcy’: The example of human consumption of cow’s milk.” Wiley is Professor of Anthropology and Director of Human Biology at Indiana University. She is the author of Re-imaging Milk (2011) and Cultures of Milk: The Biology and...

Duration:00:35:15

SoS12: Milking Kitties with Andrea Wiley (Part A)

5/7/2018
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In episodes 12 and 13, we interview Andrea Wiley from Indiana University and share an edit of her October 13, 2016 James R. Bindon Biocultural Anthropology and Health Series lecture at the University of Alabama entitled “Biocultural Perspectives and Biological ‘Normalcy’: The example of human consumption of cow’s milk.” Wiley is Professor of Anthropology and Director of Human Biology at Indiana University. She is the author of Re-imaging Milk (2011) and Cultures of Milk: The Biology and...

Duration:00:19:58

SoS11: Great Is Their Sin: Joseph Graves on Biological Determinism in the Age of Genomics

4/25/2018
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In this episode, we share an edited version of the Joseph Graves ALLELE lecture from November 9, 2016 at the University of Alabama. Graves is an evolutionary biologist and author of “The Emperor’s New Clothes: Biological Theories of Race at the Millennium” and “The Race Myth: Why We Pretend Race Exists in America.” For more about Graves, go to his website: http://jsnn.ncat.uncg.edu/faculty/joseph-l-graves-jr-ph-d/. For the full lecture of this talk, go to: https://vimeo.com/192789082 Photo...

Duration:00:41:42

SoS10: Speaking Of Race Recast

4/23/2018
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In this episode, we talk about the recent Human Biology Association meeting and share of our favorite episodes of the “Speaking of Race” podcast. “Speaking of Race” is a project by HBA member Jim Bindon, along with historian Erik Peterson and cultural anthropologist Jo Weaver. In this episode from Black History month, they interview molecular biologist Malcolm Byrnes about the legacy of E.E. Just and evolutionary biologist Joseph Graves and his own experiences as an African-American...

Duration:00:38:37

SoS9: Doomed to Mad Maxian World? Evolution of inequality with Mary Shenk & Siobhan Mattison

4/14/2018
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In our 9th episode we talk with Drs. Mary Shenk and Siobhán Mattison about the evolution of persistent institutional inequality. Dr. Shenk is an associate professor of anthropology at Penn State University and Dr. Mattison is an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of New Mexico. The paper we discussed is “The Evolution of Inequality” published by Evolutionary Anthropology in 2016. https://faculty.washington.edu/easmith/Mattison,Smith,Shenk&Cochrane2016-EvAnth.pdf You can...

Duration:00:31:37

SoS8: Infant Growth & Baby Fat: A Chat with Morgan Hoke

3/12/2018
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In this episode, we talk to Dr. Morgan Hoke, a biocultural anthropologist and Assistant Professor in Anthropology and the Population Studies Center at UPenn. We talk about her work on infant growth and maternal health at the long-term human biology field site in Nuñoa, Peru relative to her article “Economic activity and patterns of infant growth in a high altitude district of Peru” in the November/December 2017 issues of AJHB and about her January 2018 Sapiens piece on baby fat and brains....

Duration:00:31:41

SoS7: Of Goldilocks & Baby Fat in Birth Weight: Chat with Liz Holdsworth & Larry Schell

2/26/2018
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This episode is the third of our show format interviews of people with recent publications in the American Journal of Human Biology, the official journal of the Human Biology Association. It is in a way the special connections episode where we interview University at Albany PhD candidate, Elizabeth Holdsworth, and her advisor, Dr. Larry Schell. Liz and Larry are both office neighbors to Cara at UAlbany, and “back in the day” Larry was Chris’ PhD advisor. We are discussing their recent...

Duration:00:17:08

SoS6: Stress, Sex, and Plague - A Chat with Sharon DeWitte

2/12/2018
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In this episode, we talk to Dr. Sharon DeWitte, a bioarchaeologist and Associate Professor at the University of South Carolina. We talk about health improvements after Black Death in London, feminist bioarchaeology, and secular trends in age a menarche in mortuary remains. She has a new article in early view in AJHB called “Stress, sex, and plague: Patterns of developmental stress and survival in pre- and post-Black Death London” (early view 26 Oct 2017). For more information about Sharon...

Duration:00:23:16

SoS5: Don't Fight that Cellulite - Cara Ocobock

2/2/2018
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This episode is the premier 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, who liked it, so we turned on the recorder and did an impromptu interview on the spot. Cara’s piece that we discuss is “Body fat attenuates muscle mass...

Duration:00:13:50

SoS4: How Skin Color is an Evolutionary Adaptation - Nina Jablonski Part B

1/22/2018
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Dr. Nina Jablonski is Evan Pugh Professor of Anthropology at Penn State University. She is a primatologist and paleoanthropologist but has also become among the foremost experts in the world on the biology and evolution of human skin pigmentation. She is author of Living Color: The Biological and Social Meaning of Skin Color (2012) and Skin: A Natural History (2006). Dr. Jablonski was interviewed by Chris, along with Jo Weaver and Erik Peterson, while in Tuscaloosa, AL to give a lecture for...

Duration:00:30:57