Who's Who in Skulls (Human Origins 2016)
Students in this fall's multidisciplinary science course Human Origins explored scientific approaches to race, comparing and contrasting typology views that focus on classic "types" and stereotypes versus population thinking, which emphasizes variation and is rooted in the ideas of Charles Darwin. Students took measurements from skull casts and used mathematical models to probe racial "types" and understand the problems with such approaches.Read More
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