The Launch of MapMorph

MapMorph: Teaching Human Variation is pedagogical tool for teaching the history and implications of race theory in biological anthropology, as well as the causative forces controlling human variation (climate and genetics). The website describes how climate is known...

Public Engagement

In my most recent blog post http://chi.anthropology.msu.edu/2018/12/what-is-your-purpose/, I discussed the importance of public engagement by researchers in academia, focusing on the role of biological anthropologists and their unique ability to contribute to the...

What is your purpose?

That title sounds really deep. What I am proposing to ask yourself is: In my professional career, why am I doing what I do and does my position serve a purpose to the public? My initial project goal was to develop a map of craniofacial morphology that would be...

It’s All About the Deliverables

We, as academics, are conditioned to write grant and project proposals for research that we are interested in pursuing. We have our general format that we follow for these proposals…introduction, background information, research problem and questions, materials and...