Anthropology / Everything Human

Podcast Season 3

Podcast Season 3


The SAPIENS podcast is an editorially independent series supported by the Wenner-Gren Foundation in partnership with the University of Chicago Press and produced by House of Pod.


Dr. Chip Colwell is the editor-in-chief of SAPIENS, a co-host of the SAPIENS podcast, and the former senior curator of anthropology at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. He has authored and edited 12 books, including Plundered Skulls and Stolen Spirits: Inside the Fight to Reclaim Native America’s Culture.

Dr. Jen Shannon is a museum curator and an associate professor of cultural anthropology at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and a co-host of the SAPIENS podcast. She is the author of Our Lives: Collaboration, Native Voice, and the Making of the National Museum of the American Indian.



Preppers and the Pandemic

Were preppers more prepared for the COVID-19 pandemic than others? The SAPIENS podcast turns to an anthropologist on the inside of the preppers movement to find out. // Listen Now