This Anthro Life

Recent Episodes

They're not Binging TV, they're Feasting: Rethinking Media, Honor and American Culture with Grant McCracken

Feb. 4, 2021

Take a walk with anthropologist and consultant Grant McCracken and host Adam Gamwell, as they discu…

A Better World Culture Social Justice

How to Manage Social Conflict, Communicate Effectively and Find Common Ground with Jeremy Pollack

Jan. 19, 2021

In January 2021 armed rioters stormed the US Capitol in a harrowing and politically fomented insurr…


The Hidden World of Sh*t (a farewell to 2020)

Dec. 31, 2020

Language warning. We use the word sh*t a lot in this episode, since it is, in fact all about poop.

More than a Game: Sports, Race, and Masculinity in Diaspora w/ Vyjayanthi Vadrevu and Stanley Thangaraj

Nov. 26, 2020

In this episode we meet Dr. Stan Thangaraj, an anthropology professor at the City College of New Yo…

Culture Education Technology

Life in the Age of Social Media and Smartphones with Daniel Miller and Georgiana Murariu

Nov. 11, 2020

Do you have a sense of how much time you spend each day on social media and smartphone? Whether you…


Getting Down to Business and Making a Career with Anthropology: Guest Podcast w Adam Gamwell on Anthro Perspectives

Oct. 23, 2020

This Anthro Life is based on lifting up the voices and value of anthropologists and human scientist…

About the Host

Dr. Adam Gamwell

host, executive producer

Adam has been hosting and executive producing This Anthro Life from the beginning (way back in 2013). Curious about all things human, he’s a Design Anthropologist, media producer and director, a consumer researcher, science communicator, and a college-level educator. He co-founded Missing Link Studios, a podcast production and media research collaborative, where This Anthro Life is made.