We are two graduate students from different subdiciplines that ended up working in the same lab at the University of Kansas. We have been reflecting lately on the divide between the subdisciplines in anthropology, and how lucky we both are to have been able to hop across that rift in the early part of our […]
The work we do in this lab acknowledges an unpaid debt of land, language, and knowledge to the people on whose land our lab now stands and the other areas where our work takes place. The University of Kansas, in what is now known as Lawrence, occupies the ancestral territories of the Kaw/Kansa, Shawnee, and […]
We work to better understand the evolutionary and cultural forces that have shaped human variation in the past and present through multi-disciplinary research in collaboration with participating communities. We strive to train the next generation of biological anthropologists as skilled and thoughtful researchers who combine scientific curiosity with high ethical standards to address anthropological questions.