Jonathan Marks

website / jmarks@uncc.edu / University of North Carolina, Charlotte

Special Focus: Fields, Furrows, and Landmarks in the History of Anthropology

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It’s Only the Science of Who We Are and Where We Came From

My training was in laboratory-based biological anthropology, but I was always interested in the (checkered) history of the field. So back in 1986, when I was a genetics post-doc at the University of California, Davis (during the first generation of DNA sequencing), I also co-taught a graduate anthropology seminar in the history of bio-anthropology.

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