Professor Elizabeth Weiss on Controversy in Anthropology - Honest Offense 71

Dr. Elizabeth Weiss is a professor in the Anthropology Department at San Jose State University, where she teaches physical anthropology courses. Her research expertise is in skeletal analyses of osteoarthritis, muscle markers, and bone cross-sections to reconstruct lifestyles and better understand bone biology.

Recently, Dr. Weiss has caused controversy within her department and the anthropology community for her criticism of recent trends regarding repatriation of Native American remains. We discuss Dr. Weiss’ criticisms, the personal backlash she has received, why academic freedom is so vital, and much more.

Dr. Weiss on Twitter: https://twitter.com/eweissunburied

Coverage in The College Fix: https://www.thecollegefix.com/professor-condemned-as-racist-by-her-department-after-supporting-colorblind-research/

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