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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.

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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.

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

    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 medical pluralism in Haiti, idioms of distress, oncofertility, the power of team-based projects, and taking the time to un-pack and innovate new methods and measurement tools to reflect context-based participant experiences.

    Contact Dr. Kaiser on her faculty website: https://anthropology.ucsd.edu/people/faculty/faculty-profiles/Bonnie%20N.%20Kaiser.html, on Twitter: @BonnieNKaiser, and by email: bnkaiser@ucsd.edu

    Contact the Sausage of Science Podcast and Human Biology Association:
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/humanbiologyassociation
    Website:humbio.org/, Twitter: @HumBioAssoc

    Cara Ocobock, Website: sites.nd.edu/cara-ocobock/, Email:cocobock@nd.edu, Twitter:@CaraOcobock

    Chris Lynn, HBA Public Relations Committee Chair, Website: cdlynn.people.ua.edu/, Email: cdlynn@ua.edu, Twitter:@Chris_Ly

    Delaney Glass, Website: dglass.netlify.app/, Email: dglass1@uw.edu, Twitter: @GlassDelaney

    Alexandra Niclou, Email: aniclou@nd.edu, Twitter: @fiat_Luxandra

    • 34 min
    SoS 163 - Bringing Feminist Theory to Bio Anth with Dr. Heather Shattuck-Heidorn

    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 and Cara about the importance of interdisciplinary collaborations and critical thought in producing and communicating good science. She also delves into how to address sex and gender in science and why biological anthropology is particularly well-suited for a better understanding of these important variables.

    You can contact Dr. Shattuck-Heidorn at heather.shattuckheidorn@maine.edu and follow her on Twitter @HeatherSH22

    Learn more about the GenderSci Lab at https://www.genderscilab.org

    Read Dr. Shattuck-Heidorn and colleagues critique on the study finding sex differences in COVID outcomes here: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-021-03644-7

    And read her recent AJHB piece with Dr. Zachary DuBois on challenging the sex binary here: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1002/ajhb.23623?casa_token=cSqxEoTD8t4AAAAA:f5KVfa2v58ReB0n_h0LzdxaIMKJEqglEYuDKgyRf8XsCra6Ixr2jAPrrpqagpyze3EsulNoXBnDZ

    Contact the Sausage of Science Podcast and Human Biology Association:
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/humanbiologyassociation
    Website:humbio.org/, Twitter: @HumBioAssoc

    Cara Ocobock, Website: sites.nd.edu/cara-ocobock/, Email:cocobock@nd.edu, Twitter:@CaraOcobock

    Chris Lynn, HBA Public Relations Committee Chair, Website: cdlynn.people.ua.edu/, Email: cdlynn@ua.edu, Twitter:@Chris_Ly

    Delaney Glass, Website: dglass.netlify.app/, Email: dglass1@uw.edu, Twitter: @GlassDelaney

    Alexandra Niclou, Email: aniclou@nd.edu, Twitter: @fiat_Luxandra

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

    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 youth. In particular, they discuss her recent paper entitled “Double Jeopardy: Young adult mental and physical health outcomes following conception via genocidal rape during the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda.” If you would like to contact her, you can visit her website: https://www.uwo.ca/fhs/nursing/about/faculty/research_supervisors/uwizeye_g.html or email her at guwizeye@uwo.ca

    You can find KivuBelt Coffee mentioned at the end of the episode: https://www.kivubeltcoffee.com/

    Contact the Sausage of Science Podcast and Human Biology Association:
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/humanbiologyassociation
    Website:humbio.org/, Twitter: @HumBioAssoc

    Cara Ocobock, Website: sites.nd.edu/cara-ocobock/, Email:cocobock@nd.edu, Twitter:@CaraOcobock

    Chris Lynn, HBA Public Relations Committee Chair, Website: cdlynn.people.ua.edu/, Email: cdlynn@ua.edu, Twitter:@Chris_Ly

    Delaney Glass, Website: dglass.netlify.app/, Email: dglass1@uw.edu, Twitter: @GlassDelaney

    Alexandra Niclou, Email: aniclou@nd.edu, Twitter: @fiat_Luxandra

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

    SoS 161- Genetic Ancestry, Race, and National Belonging 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 a project developed to understand how public perspectives of race and nationality are impacted by recent trends of genetic testing in Argentina. To find out more about her work or contact her, visit her website: https://www.mal-utk.com/graciela-s-cabana or follow her on Twitter @GracielaCabana

    Contact the Sausage of Science Podcast and Human Biology Association:
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/humanbiologyassociation
    Website:humbio.org/, Twitter: @HumBioAssoc

    Cara Ocobock, Website: sites.nd.edu/cara-ocobock/, Email:cocobock@nd.edu, Twitter:@CaraOcobock

    Chris Lynn, HBA Public Relations Committee Chair, Website: cdlynn.people.ua.edu/, Email: cdlynn@ua.edu, Twitter:@Chris_Ly

    Delaney Glass, Website: dglass.netlify.app/, Email: dglass1@uw.edu, Twitter: @GlassDelaney

    Alexandra Niclou, Email: aniclou@nd.edu, Twitter: @fiat_Luxandra

    • 45 min
    SoS 160 - Interrogating the Structure of Modernity with Dr. Adam Van Arsdale

    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 AABA in Denver and highlights his talk with Dr. Robin Nelson on the inconsistencies in how the term "population" is used by anthropologists.

    You can find Dr. Van Arsdale's talk on the concept of human modernity here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_LakWU3PR0

    And his other AABA talk on the term "population" here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJb9SunMtOo

    You can also find Dr. Van Arsdale's MOOC prerecorded lectures on human evolution here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLWYl-iTHMAj3n-1o0idR9k2c0NYFBKspU

    Contact Dr. Van Arsdale at avanarsd@wellesley.edu and on Twitter at @APV2600

    Contact the Sausage of Science Podcast and Human Biology Association:
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/humanbiologyassociation
    Website:humbio.org/, Twitter: @HumBioAssoc

    Cara Ocobock, Website: sites.nd.edu/cara-ocobock/, Email:cocobock@nd.edu, Twitter:@CaraOcobock

    Chris Lynn, HBA Public Relations Committee Chair, Website: cdlynn.people.ua.edu/, Email: cdlynn@ua.edu, Twitter:@Chris_Ly

    Delaney Glass, Website: dglass.netlify.app/, Email: dglass1@uw.edu, Twitter: @GlassDelaney

    Alexandra Niclou, Email: aniclou@nd.edu, Twitter: @fiat_Luxandra

    • 45 min
    SoS 159 - Homo erectus the Scavenger? with Dr. Briana Pobiner

    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 have been scavengers instead of hunters. She talks about the issues associated with making broad conclusions about the paleo diet and how academics can contribute to public engagement using the skills acquired doing research.

    You can learn more about Dr. Pobiner's work at: https://humanorigins.si.edu/about/human-origins-program-team/briana-pobiner

    You can contact Dr. Pobiner at pobinerb@si.edu and on Twitter @BrianaPobiner

    Find her most recent research article at https://www.pnas.org/doi/abs/10.1073/pnas.2115540119

    Contact the Sausage of Science Podcast and Human Biology Association:
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/humanbiologyassociation
    Website:humbio.org/, Twitter: @HumBioAssoc

    Cara Ocobock, Website: sites.nd.edu/cara-ocobock/, Email:cocobock@nd.edu, Twitter:@CaraOcobock

    Chris Lynn, HBA Public Relations Committee Chair, Website: cdlynn.people.ua.edu/, Email: cdlynn@ua.edu, Twitter:@Chris_Ly

    Delaney Glass, Website: dglass.netlify.app/, Email: dglass1@uw.edu, Twitter: @GlassDelaney

    Alexandra Niclou, Email: aniclou@nd.edu, Twitter: @fiat_Luxandra

    • 30 min

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