Dr. Marshall Abrams meets Dr. Jim Bindon
Dr. Marshall Abrams meets Dr. Jim Bindon.

About the Series

The James R. Bindon Endowed Lecture Series on Biocultural Anthropology and Health features guest scholars who can speak to interdisciplinary questions that make biocultural anthropology such a vibrant area for research and study. This series, and the endowment establishing it, are named in honor of our retired colleague, Jim Bindon.

Past Lectures

April 24, 2018

Dr. William Leonard, Northwestern University
“Integrating Evolutionary and Biocultural Approaches to the Study of Human Diversity and Health” (view on Vimeo)

February 27, 2017

Dr. Clarence Gravlee, University of Florida
Sick of Race: How Racism Harms Health and Misleads Medicine” (view on Vimeo)

October 13, 2016

Dr. Andrea Wiley, Indiana University
“Biocultural Perspectives and Biological ‘Normalcy'” (view on Vimeo)

March 24, 2016

Dr. Molly Zuckerman, Mississippi State University
“Syphilis and Health: Differential Frailty, the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, and the Pathophysiology of Syphilis”

November 6, 2015

Dr. Marshall Abrams, UAB Department of Philosophy
“Modeling the Development of Sustainable Rice Production and Religious Practice in Bali”