Evolution’s Place in Anthropology

Anthropology is the study of humans.  It's the study of our cultural diversity and developments. Our similarities and differences. It's the study of our history--hopefully without some of the drawbacks of nationalism that History is criticized for.

It's the study of our shared heritage. And that includes or place in the Animal Kingdom.

So in order to understand the biological aspects of the field of anthropology, we need to have a basic understanding of evolution.

That Time I Got to See Jane Goodall

  Sitting in a pretty packed auditorium, I reflected on the last couple of days. Some rather fortuitous Facebook browsing combined with the generosity of my old department chair/honors advisor, Mary Baker, as well as some of her colleagues who managed to get ahold of tickets before they were openly available to the public had … Continue reading That Time I Got to See Jane Goodall