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

Gift Guide for Anthropologists

Ever since I started college, as the years increase, my gift lists get more practical- books, office supplies, coffee gift cards… However, I wanted to put together a list of items that are both practical and fun! I also threw in some things that are just nice. I tried to stick to small, independently own businesses. […]Read More

The Bones of Monsters: Mutants (Part 3)

This is the last in my series on the The Bones of Monsters! When you think “mutant” do you think about ninja turtles or perhaps the sewer creatures of New New York? The term mutant has often been associated with supernatural, extraordinary or deviant characteristics that change ones biology so much that they are either consider […]Read More