The pioneering work of an interdisciplinary team, led by our own Catherine Panter-Brick, was featured in Terror and Hope: The Science of Resilience which took Best Documentary Short at the Raw Science Film Festival. Research was conducted in partnership with Mercy Corps, We Love Reading,... Read more
Catherine Panter-Brick’s recent ethnographic work on solidarity, faith, and social justice on the US-Mexico border was published in the Journal of Refugee Studies. It shows how anger, courage, and faith in social action drives everyday humanitarianism at the border, a site of civic and faith-based... Read more
Helen Siu is executive producer of an 83 min documentary film Denise Ho: Becoming the Song, premiered by Kino Lorber on July 1, 2020. Siu raised the funds internationally, researched and worked with NY-based director/producer Sue Williams. It features the artistic career and activism of Cantopop... Read more
In a recent paper published in Science Advances, scientists at the University of Washington, the National University of Quilmes in Argentina and Yale University report that sleep cycles in people oscillate during the 29.5-day lunar cycle: In the days leading up to a full moon, people go to sleep... Read more
A perspective on the contribution of ancient DNA to the reconstruction of human history in the Pacific. Read more here: Human Migrations: Tales of the Pacific.
The John P. McGovern Award Lecture in the Behavioral Sciences (AAAS) honors outstanding behavioral scientists from around the world. The lecture was endowed by the John P. McGovern Foundation to enable scholars to learn and explore the accomplishments and challenges of the behavioral sciences. Dr.... Read more
A recent study of fossils excavated from Egg Mountain Montana pushes back the origin of social behavior among mammals to the Cretaceous Period. The fossils date to the Late Campanian (ca. 75.5 mya) and represent the most complete and well-preserved mammal specimens known from North America for this... Read more