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That Anthro Podcast

82 EpisodesProduced by Gabriella CampbellWebsite

Welcome to the podcast dedicated to Anthropology. On this podcast we will investigate different topics in anthropology, as well as interviewing a wide range of guests to hear about some of their experiences and learn about the remarkable research they are producing. Host Gabriella Campbell is gradua… read more

82 Episodes | 2020 - 2023

Dr. Haagen Klaus on the Lambayque Valley Biohistory Project

May 17th, 2023


On today’s episode we have my professor, Dr. Haagen Klaus, a bioarchaeologist at George Mason University. Dr. Klaus begins this episode by sharing …

Dr. Kinkella's Return

April 26th, 2023


It is my pleasure to welcome back to the podcast a friend of the show and repeat guest, Dr. Andrew Kinkella (Professor at Moorpark Community …

What I learned from my undergrad fieldwork: Lauren Malkoun

April 12th, 2023


Welcome to the podcast, Lauren Malkoun, a senior and double major in Archaeology and Italian at the University of Southern California (USC). Lauren …

A Will to Adorn: Dr. Ayana Omilade Flewellen

March 29th, 2023


Today we have Dr. Ayana Omilade Flewellen, an assistant Professor of Anthropology at Stanford University, on the podcast. Dr. Flewellen is a Black, …

Bioarchaeology in Peru with Dr. Matthew Velasco

March 15th, 2023


Welcome to That Anthro Podcast Dr. Matthew Velasco, a Professor at Cornell University. On this episode we discuss how Dr. Velasco’s love for history and film led him to undergraduate and graduate degrees in …

Hunter-Gatherer Bioarchaeology with Dr. Dan Temple

February 8th, 2023


Today on the podcast I interview my Master's advisor at George Mason University, Dr. Daniel Temple. Dr. Temple is an Associate Professor who studies early life stress and resilience in prehistoric hunter-gatherer …

The Archaeology Cowboy Returns: Life Updates with Griffin Fox

December 14th, 2022


Today Griffin Fox (the archaeology cowboy) returns to That Anthro Podcast to share what he has been up to since we last talked! We cover some …

Scottish Archaeology with Dr. Murray Cook

November 16th, 2022


Welcome to the podcast Dr. Murray Cook, a Scottish born archaeologist working on various projects across Scotland. He runs a top notch field school, …

Informed and Informative Bioarchaeology with Meg Hardie

October 31st, 2022


Today in honor of Halloween my roommate Meg Hardie joins the podcast to talk about her love of Halloween as well as her journey in anthropology. For …

Tricking Power with Shepherd Siegel, PhD

October 19th, 2022


Welcome to the podcast Dr. Sheperd Siegel, author of Tricking Power into Performing Acts of Love ( Dr. Siegel has …

Elaine Aguayo: Bioarchaeology in Oaxaca Mexico

October 5th, 2022


Welcome to the podcast Elaine Aguayo, a masters student studying bioarchaeology at San Diego State University. In this episode, we discuss how she …

My Summer Field School in Greece: Tara Panesar

September 28th, 2022


Welcome to the podcast Tara Panesar, a masters student at University College London. Tara graduated with her BA in Art History from Cambridge, and …

The 2022 Louise Lamphere Interns: Kayla Stevens and Jeannette Lombardi

September 14th, 2022


Today on the podcast we have two guests, Kayla Stevens, a senior Anthropology major at the College of Wooster, and Jeannette Lombardi, a first year …

Applying Evolutionary Medicine to Emergency Medicine: Dr. Joe Alcock

September 7th, 2022


Today we have guest Dr. Joe Alcock here to tell us about his journey and life experiences as an emergency room physician and researcher in …

Season 3: A New Era

September 1st, 2022


Welcome back dear That Anthro Podcast (TAP) fans! After my summer hiatus I wanted to share an episode with some of the developments in my life and the changes to the podcast moving forward. I am starting my masters …

Atlatls (Ancient Weapons) with Angelo Robledo

June 1st, 2022


Happy Pride month! You'll notice our logo has changed to reflect this month of celebrating all kinds of love and gender identities, I hope you appreciate it. 
Today, we have an accomplished guest, Angelo Robledo, an …

Evolutionary Approaches to Human Health with Dr. Amy Boddy

May 18th, 2022


Welcome to the podcast Associate Professor of Anthropology at UC Santa Barbara, Dr. Amy Boddy. Dr. Boddy specializes in evolutionary approaches to …

Egyptology with Megan Rose Kumorek

May 11th, 2022


Welcome to the podcast Megan Rose Kumorek! Not only is she an incredibly talented researcher, but an engaging speaker and became an instant friend. Megan did her undergrad at Northern Arizona University, focusing on …

Megan McGrath on the Bioarchaeology of Care

May 4th, 2022


Welcome Megan McGrath, who recently received her Master's of Science from the University of Bradford. Megan is a bioarchaeologist (or …

The Channel Islands

April 27th, 2022


Recently I took a trip to the Channel Islands and I wanted to share some info with all of you! Enjoy! 

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The Vintage Academic: Katie Ibsen

April 13th, 2022


Welcome Katie Ibsen! This week I talk with UC Berkeley undergraduate (and soon to be alumni!) Katie Ibsen @thevintageacademic on Instagram. Katie is a transfer student and is passionate about de-stigmatizing community …

Traditional Tattooing with Rebekah Lamb

April 6th, 2022


Welcome to the podcast Rebekah Lamb! Rebekah is an undergraduate student studying anthropology at the Vu Amsterdam. After high school Rebekah …

Virtual Graduate Fair Information and Application Advice

March 30th, 2022


Caitlyn Kolhoff and Daniel Ginsberg from the education department at the American Anthropological Association join the podcast today to discuss the …

The Dialectical Primatologist: Dr. Nicholas Malone

March 23rd, 2022


Welcome to the podcast Dr. Nicholas Malone, primatologist, evolutionary anthropologist, now not so secret surfer, and lecturer at The University of …

Equity in Museum Curation with Sophie Price

March 2nd, 2022


Welcome guest, Sophie Price Assistant curator of anthropology at the Museum of Tropical Queensland! We talk all things #musuemoftropicalqld and the …

Anthropology Day 2022 with Seth Chagi

February 23rd, 2022


Enjoy this mini Anthropology Day episode with fellow science communicator Seth Chagi!

Twitter: @WrldOfPaleoAnth

Applying Anthropology with Russell Nylen

February 16th, 2022


Welcome to the podcast Russell Nylen! Russell is an anthropologist by training who currently works at the Denver Food Bank as SNAP outreach …

STEMsapien Games with Rose Leach Basom

February 9th, 2022


Welcome to the podcast Phd candidate at Kent State, Rose Leach Basom! Rose has a background in evolutionary and biological anthropology and is …

Chit Chat with host Gabriella Campbell

January 26th, 2022


Welcome to my favorite style of podcast episode, a rambling yet cozy chit chat! I just wanted to share some info about my Anthroday event on Feb …

Environmental Impacts of North American Colonization with Elic Weitzel

January 19th, 2022


Welcome to the podcast, Elic Weitzel, a PhD candidate in the Anthropology department at University of Connecticut, who is using an archaeological …

The Benefit of Interdisciplinary Studies with Lauren Malone

January 12th, 2022


Welcome Undergraduate Anthropology and Religious Studies major Lauren Malone. Lauren is currently studying at the University of Tennessee Knoxville, …

Language and Culture with Dr. Kendra Calhoun

December 15th, 2021


Introducing UC Santa Barbara alum and current UCLA postdoc Dr. Kendra Calhoun!

Kendra is a sociocultural linguist who has broad research interests …

Antiquity of Money with California Archaeologist Dr. Lynn Gamble

December 8th, 2021


On today’s episode we explore California Archaeology with Dr. Lynn Gamble. We discuss her graduating from UCSB, returning as a professor, and the …

A Fascinating Pompeii Discovery with Emery Baty

December 1st, 2021


Welcome to the podcast my dear friend and colleague, Emery Baty (they/them). I'm extremely thankful for the vulnerability all my guests exhibit when …

Global Archaeologist Dr. Brian Fagan

November 17th, 2021


We begin this episode with Dr. Brian Fagan, legendary archaeologist and independent scholar, detailing the various animals he has. We then touch on a …

The Archaeology Cowboy: Griffin Fox

November 3rd, 2021


This week, my lab mate Griffin Fox sits down to chat with me about his experiences thus far in archaeology. Griffin's collegiate journey began at …

Human Energetics Research with Dr. Cara Ocobock

October 27th, 2021


Welcome Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Human Energetics Laboratory at Notre Dame, Dr. Cara Ocobock. We begin the episode by breaking …

The Human Scaffold with Josh Berson

October 20th, 2021


Welcome to the podcast Dr. Joshua Berson, an independent researcher, author, and former Berggruen fellow who received his PhD in History and …

Alaskan Anthropology with Pippa Kenner

October 13th, 2021


Join me in welcoming Pippa Kenner! An anthropologist who has spent her career working in Alaska with native communities and the federal government. …

Food is a Fundamental Human Right with Dr. Megan Carney

October 6th, 2021


Please join me in welcoming Dr. Megan Carney, Professor of Anthropology at the University of Arizona to the podcast! She also received here graduate …

Revised: Community Driven Archaeology and CRM with Katie Seeber

September 30th, 2021


Welcome to the podcast, Katie Seeber! Katie is an archaeologist who focuses on community and heritage archaeology, with her most recent project and …

Tales from a Shipwreck Mermaid: Dr. Maddy McAllister

September 22nd, 2021


Welcome back listeners to Season 2 Episode 1 of That Anthro Podcast. On this episode Dr. Maddy McAllister, a maritime archaeologist in Australia, …

Looking back on one year of podcasting, a chat with host Gabriella Campbell and Noah Hayes

July 15th, 2021


In this episode, host of That Anthro Podcast Gabriella Campbell reflects on one year of creating the podcast, and more generally her journey in …

Human Behavioral Ecology with Sarah Alami Gouraftei

June 9th, 2021


Welcome Sarah Alami Gouraftei, a PhD candidate at UC Santa Barbara in the Integrative Anthropological Sciences Laboratory (IAS). Sarah grew up in …

Paleolithic Archaeology with Dr. Julien Riel-Salvatore

May 26th, 2021


Find more info on Dr. Riel-Salvatore and his work here: 

Underwater Archaeology in Belize with Dr. Andrew Kinkella

May 6th, 2021


Welcome Professor of Archaeology at Moorpark College, Dr. Andrew Kinkella! To start off our discussion we go back to Dr. Kinkella’s undergraduate …

Archaeology Conservation Projects in Peru with Dr. Alicia Boswell

April 28th, 2021


Alicia Boswell is an Assistant Professor in UC Santa Barbara’s History of Art and Architecture department, and focuses her research (and teaching) …

This Anthro Life Breakdown with Adam Gamwell

April 21st, 2021


This episode with Adam Gamwell is jam packed with great conversations, stories about serendipitous timing and pertinent advice for anyone looking for …

Skin Pigmentation Research in Biological Anthropology with Dana Al-Hindi

April 14th, 2021


This week I sat down to talk to Biological Anthropology graduate student Dana Al-Hindi, a member of Brenna Henn's laboratory at UC Davis (

Association of Feminist Anthropologists Celebrates Women's History Month

March 31st, 2021


Join me in welcoming Dr. Srimati Basu (President elect of the Association of Feminist Anthropology) and Dr. Michelle Ramirez (Active member of the …

A Story of Us: Lesley Newson and Peter Richerson

March 24th, 2021


This week I interview husband and wife writing duo, Dr. Lesley Newson and Dr. Peter Richerson, on their careers and their newest joint book, A Story …

Dr. Jennifer Miller on Stone Age Africa and Ostrich Eggshell Beads

March 17th, 2021


Today Dr. Jennifer Miller from the Max Planck Institute joins us today to talk about her work investigating research questions in Stone Age Africa, focusing on Ostrich eggshell beads (OES). Her PhD focused on these …

Anthropology in Anti-Racism Efforts with Dr. Gabriela Torres

March 11th, 2021


Welcome Anthropologist and teacher at Wheaton College, Dr. Gabriela Torres! Check out her books below!

"Sexual Violence in Intimacy" volume: 

Dr. Michele Koons on Ancient Andean Archaeology and The Denver Museum of Nature and Science

March 10th, 2021


Dr. Michele Koons comes on the podcast today to talk all about her career and path to becoming the Archaeology Curator at The Denver Museum of Nature …

Dr. Layla Brown

March 3rd, 2021


Welcome to another episode of That Anthro Podcast, where we dive into all things anthropology. This episode was just as much of a treat to record as …

Anthropology Day 2021

February 18th, 2021


This is my version of a love letter to Anthropology for World Anthroday 2021, where I interview several guests asking them why they love anthropology …

Anthrodish with Sarah Duignan

February 3rd, 2021


Welcome to a very special episode of That Anthro Podcast where I interview another Anthropology podcaster, Sarah Duignan of Anthrodish! Check out her …

California Archaeology with Dr. John Johnson

January 27th, 2021


Dr. John Johnson, a UCSB alumni, curator of Anthropology at the Santa Barbara Natural History, and adjunct Professor of Anthropology at UCSB, joins …

Evolutionary Anthropology and Behavioral Ecology with Dr. David Lawson

January 20th, 2021


UCSB Associate Professor Dr. David Lawson joins us on the podcast to introduce his work in behavioral ecology, evolutionary approaches to human …

Business Anthropology with Matt Artz

December 30th, 2020


Welcome Matt Artz, a business anthropologist, podcaster, founder of 2 anthropology consulting companies, and an overall fascinating guest. We dive …

Subterranean and Cave Archaeology in Belize with Toni Gonzalez

December 23rd, 2020


Toni Gonzalez walks us through her journey to finding archaeology at Pasadena Community College, and how her background in art and art history really …

Mesoamerican Archaeology and Advice with Mallory Melton

December 16th, 2020


Today we dive into the life and research of the lovely Mallory Melton, UCSB PhD candidate. We discuss her road to anthropology, how she overcame …

Sex and Gender in Osteology: Nix Wilson

December 9th, 2020


Welcome to this week's episode with fellow Anthropology undergraduate at UCSB, Nina Wilson. She is one of my classmates who presented a wonderful …

A breakdown of the hit crime television show Bones - what's real and what's fiction!

December 2nd, 2020


Have you ever seen Dr. Temperance Brennan aka "Bones" solving crimes with Agent Booth on TV? Well, it is the very thing that inspired me to pursue …

Channel Islands Archaeology with Dr. Torben Rick

November 25th, 2020


Today, Dr. Torben Rick, researcher and curator of North American Archaeology at the Smithsonian, joins us today to talk all about his work on the …

A Discussion on Race and Gender with Professor Raquel Pacheco

November 18th, 2020


This week's episode touches on some of the hard hitting questions and research being done by Dr. Raquel Pacheco, an assistant professor at UCSB, on race, gender, and migration, specifically focusing on researching these …

Ecology and Animal Behavior with Ronnie Bailey-Steinitz

November 11th, 2020


Join me today for an incredibly fascinating and informative episode with pHd student Ronnie Bailey-Steinitz and her work with monkey's in Uganda, as well as some inspiration and fieldwork advice. We discuss her research …

Zooarchaeology and Environmental Archaeology with Dr. Sarah McClure

October 28th, 2020


This week we dive into a wide range of subjects with Dr. Sarah McClure, a professor of Anthropology and Archaeology at UCSB. From her transition back …

Get to Know Host Gabriella Campbell

October 21st, 2020


Hey podcast listeners! Wondering what’s going on with me behind the scenes? Or maybe you’re new here and you wanna learn more about me, Gabriella Campbell, the host of That Anthro Podcast? Well this is the episode for …

Anthropology of Fire with Jordan Thomas

October 14th, 2020


Welcome UCSB PhD student Jordan Thomas to the podcast this week! Jordan chats with us today about his work as a wildland firefighter and how it has …

Archaeoethnobotany and Diversity in Anthropology with Dr. Amber VanDerwarker

October 7th, 2020


Please welcome Dr. Amber VanDerwarker an archaeologist, or an archaeobotanist to be more specific, and professor of 13 years at UC Santa Barbara. Dr. …

Stories from an Adventuring Archaeologist: Stephanie Black

September 23rd, 2020


My friend Stephanie Black joins us today, recording all the way from Sydney Australia! Steph graduated from Macquire University with a degree in …

The Many Sides of Fieldwork: Advice, Stories, Must Have Items, and more

September 16th, 2020


Welcome to this week's episode of That Anthro Podcast where I reach out to some of my colleagues to collaborate for their experiences doing …

Ivanna Robledo: graduate school and her thesis

September 9th, 2020


UCSB alumni Ivanna Robledo joins us today on the podcast to talk all things graduate school! Currently working on her MA at Texas State in Biological …

Cannibalism in Jamestown with Noah Hayes

August 26th, 2020


"She was a fourteen year old girl given the name Jane, who just months after her arrival in Jamestown, was not only dead, but also cannibalized. The …

Bioarchaeology and Forensics with Dr. Danielle Kurin

August 19th, 2020


Welcome to this week's episode with UCSB Anthropology Professor Danielle Kurin! In this episode we dive into the field of bioarchaeology, Danielle's …

Why Anthropology with Gabriella Campbell

August 12th, 2020


Hello and welcome back to another episode of That Anthro Podcast! In today's episode get to know more about podcast host Gabriella Campbell, from her interests to how she started the podcast and what's next, enjoy this …

Anthropology in the Amazon with Dr. Jeffrey Hoelle

August 5th, 2020


This week's episode is with guest Dr. Jeffrey Hoelle, a sociocultural anthropologist and professor at UC Santa Barbara where he researches and …

A Deep Dive into Edible Insects with MacKenie Wade

July 29th, 2020


Join me in welcoming UC Santa Barbara PHD student, MacKenzie Wade, an anthropologist and expert in all things edible insects. We dive into her …

Megan Kenner

July 22nd, 2020


Recent UCSB graduate Megan Kenner comes on the podcast to talk to us about her history growing up in Alaska and how that lead her to begin …

Amy Anderson

July 15th, 2020


In today's episode, we will chat with guest Amy Anderson and learn what the living can tell us about the dead. Amy Anderson, a pHD candidate at UCSB, comes on the podcast today to discuss her research on disease …

Introduction to the Podcast

June 15th, 2020


Welcome to That Anthro Podcast! In this trailer you will learn a bit about how and why I started this podcast, and what to expect from episodes going …

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