Anthropology Archive

Leif Brottem, Grinnell College – The Geographical Life of West African Villages

On Grinnell College Week: What constituents a village in rural Africa? Leif Brottem, assistant professor of

Christopher Schmidt, University of Indianapolis – The Teeth of Herculaneum

We’re still learning about the cities buried by Mount Vesuvius centuries ago. Christopher Schmidt, professor in

Jack Tseng, University at Buffalo – Carnivore Skull Shape and Diet

“You are what you eat” just got more prophetic. Jack Tseng, assistant professor in the department

Omer Gokcumen, University at Buffalo – The Ghost Species of Ancient Humans

The origins of humanity are being re-written. Omer Gokcumen, assistant professor of biology at the University

Janice Chism, Winthrop University – Saki Monkeys

How do you study monkeys that you can’t see? Janice Chism, professor of biology and anthropology

Josh Reno, Binghamton University – Landfills

How much do you know about landfills? Joshua Reno, assistant professor of anthropology at Binghamton University,

Leslie Knapp, University of Utah – Howler Monkey Calls

Does a deeper voice lead to better chances of reproducing for male howler monkeys? Leslie Knapp,

Ken Tankersley, University of Cincinnati – Migratory Patterns

Fossils are helping us uncover our ancestors’ migratory patterns. Ken Tankersley, associate professor of anthropology and geology

Russell Ciochon, University of Iowa – Early Humans In Island Southeast Asia

Have humans experienced rising sea levels in the past? Russell Ciochon, professor of anthropology at the

Richard Chacon featured on The Best Of Our Knowledge

As always, host Bob Barrett selects an Academic Minute to air during The Best of Our