By Christopher Lynn, Ph.D., University of Alabama, email@example.com As we hunker down in our social isolation but reach out to each other through Zoom, social media, emails, and other creative ways, it reminds me of why my friend and colleague Cara Ocobock and I started the “Sausage of Science” podcast (which you can subscribe to… Continue reading From Blogging to Podcasting to Public Intellectual?
If you would like to contribute to Practicing Anthropology's summer issue we are looking for submissions pertaining to COVID-19. This is not just open to anthropologists and we are looking for practical responses (no need to be exclusively academics). Your submission can be just a few short paragraphs highlighting what you/they are doing. These would… Continue reading Last Call for Submissions on COVID-19
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The Co-Editors of Human Organization are looking to redesign the cover of the journal to make it more appealing and reflective of the very high quality scholarship it publishes. We need the help of creative minds, so we are opening a competition to find the perfect modern design for an image that will be used… Continue reading Human Organization Cover Redesign Contest
Medical Anthropologist Katherine Mason on Challenges Presented by the Coronavirus Outbreak in the Scientific Inquirer. Webinar: Northwestern anthropologist Adia Benton to discuss coronavirus response in the U.S., globally. Anthropologist Dave Cook discusses pros and cons of working remotely in The Conversation. Anthropologist Paul Stoller weighs in on the Global Pandemic in Psychology Today. What else do… Continue reading Anthropologists Speak on COVID-19
We hope you are all well out there. These are anxiety-provoking and unstable times. Here at PA we are gathering information on social scientists who are on the ground dealing with the current pandemic. Today we highlight this audio clip on how pandemics have been handled in the past. This is incoming SfAA board member… Continue reading Social Scientists Respond to COVID-19
Hello everyone, 2020 is an election year in the United States! Policy and political processes continue around the world and we are seeking submissions that are specifically related to politics, policies, and practices for our fall 2020 issue. You will be able to submit submissions through our submission portal on our blog at: https://practicinganthropology.sfaa.net/submission-guidelines/ If… Continue reading Seeking Submissions for Fall 2020
Abstract More than 20 million Americans are currently or have been previously incarcerated and 12 million cycle in and out of the criminal justice system each year. Despite the importance of the jail populations, there are a number of barriers to conducting research in this setting. Challenges in recruiting jail inmates without undue coercion while… Continue reading Overcoming Institutional, Scientific, and Cross-disciplinary Barriers for Healthcare and Disease Transmission Research in County Jail Settings: Integrating Genomics, Survey Data, and Biological Data Collection Strategies By Viacheslav Y. Fofanov, Crystal M. Hepp, Jill Hager Cocking, and Robert T. Trotter II
Take a look at a commentary of Practicing Anthropology's current issue “Health Disparities in Jail Populations” by Lisa Dahm of the Center for Health Equity Research at Northern Arizona University here.