Profiles

  • A young child with black hair and a blue cloth over their body scrunches their face as someone uses a white comb and white scissors to cut their hair.

    Untangling Race From Hair

    One anthropologist has made it her mission to remove racial prejudices from the study of hair and find the evolutionary roots of hair diversity.

  • A person in a light-colored shirt and tie rests their arm on the back of a chair while pressing their hands together and smiling.

    My Tribute to Richard Leakey

    The world-famous paleoanthropologist Richard Leakey passed away in early January. A close friend and colleague remembers his contributions and legacies.