Virtual Autopsy Table

The Interactive Institute in collaboration with Norrköping Visualization Center and Center for Medical Image Science and Visualization has developed a table that will allow you to take a walk through the human body, virtually. Known as both the Virtual Autopsy Table and Inside Explorer Table, the interactive work station was originally developed to enhance postmortem forensic investigations. Release […]Read More

March is Women's History Month

…And my birthday month!! All in all, I’d say March is a pretty significant month all around. I wanted to find a way to truly celebrate and inform, so I decided to fill this month with some women’s centered medical anthropology and history. For the next for weeks, I will create posts that highlight interesting […]Read More

How Am I 'Culture'?

Anthropology has many goals. When we really begin to deconstruct and think about what those goals and aims are, the scope of those goals actually seem a bit absurd. However, I’m going to try and simplify a couple of them for the purposes of presenting a point. Anthropology is chiefly concerned with what is means to […]Read More

Gifts for Culture and Macabre Lovers: The Sweet Edition

I tend to look for ANY excuse to celebrate. Valentine’s Day is no exception! Sometimes I bring cupcakes to class, candies to work, take my mom out for dinner, or treat myself to something nice. I’ve also had the flu this week. So when I was lucid, that meant internet surfing Check out some neat […]Read More

Why I Won’t Be Adopting #AllLivesMatter…

Because this is a given… All Lives Matter to me, anyway. However, as I consider the racially tense events of the past few months, the mainstream media response (or lack there of) to the killings in Nigeria, the symbolic political gesture that included many world leaders in response to the murders at Charlie Hebdo, the newspaper […]Read More

The Rockstar Anthropologist 2015 Playlist for Fun!

I don’t normally get too personal on the blog, but I’m making an exception because I want to have some fun and talk about my experience. How my 2014 started off is COMPLETELY different than how it ended! Woooooooooo! I’ll save you the deets, but I made a playlist to add some color and rhythm […]Read More

The 2014 Rockstar Anthro Year End Review!

From the time I thought of starting this blog, I’ve had a few false starts, but 2014 was my first full year as ‘The Rockstar Anthropologist’ and it was AWESOME! Here a few of my favorite posts! My Favorite in a Series I have to start with my first series of posts. I did a 4 […]Read More

The 'Rockstar Anthro' Round Up!: A Recap of Stuff That

These were our top viewed social media posts this past week We Can’t Breathe! Protests denouncing police brutality and the structural violence and inequalities that has plagued Black American communities since the creation of the U.S. continued throughout the nation. NYC held the ‘Million March’, which drew tens of thousands of people together in a […]Read More