SoA Lecture Series: AGUA Lecture: Dr. Jonathan Marks

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Feb 23 2017 - 2:00pm

AGUA Lecture: Dr. Jonathan Marks, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Haury Room 216
2:00 pm

“It's Bio-politics”

Jonathan Marks is a Professor of Anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. His research areas include primate/human evolution, race, molecular genetics and evolution. He is an outspoken critic of scientific racism, and has prominently argued against the idea that “race” is a natural category. Marks is the author of numerous academic publications in such journals such as Human Biology, Nature, and Evolutionary Anthropology. Most recently, he authored Tales of Ex-Apes (University of California Press, 2015). In addition to his scholarly work, he has been featured in the Huffington Post and Popanth.org.

 

 

 

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