Science & Justice: Crossing cultures of expertise and tradition—opportunities and challenges in cultivating indigenous scientists

Speaker Name: 
Kim TallBear
Speaker Organization: 
Anthropology, University of Texas, Austin
Start Time: 
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 4:00pm
End Time: 
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 6:00pm
599 Engineering 2
Jenny Reardon

TallBear will discuss how genomics is co-constituted along with ideas of race and indigeneity and how native geneticists are intervening in these processes to create a more just and democratic approach to genomics. This is the topic of her 2013 monograph, Native American DNA.