October 1, 2019
Napoleon Chagnon, a cultural anthropologist whose extensive field research created a classic in anthropology but also drew sharp criticism from his peers, has passed away. In memory, we republish...
May 3, 2016
NAS President Peter Wood writes on how the American Anthropology Association's bandwagon vote to boycott Israeli academic institutions is a step toward toward the death of another a...
February 18, 2016
This week's Pope Center Clarion Call essay discusses the politicalization of anthropology.
April 24, 2015
A lament for a field.
January 20, 2015
NAS president and anthropologist Peter Wood observes the American Anthropological Association masking the truth to promote an ideological agenda.
March 11, 2013
Ideological extremism roars out against Napoleon Chagnon, author of Noble Savages.
July 5, 2012
Reforming higher education is not just about nostalgia for the past.
February 15, 2012
Peter Wood reflects on what lies between Rutgers and Princeton.
January 26, 2012
Higher education should balance skepticism with respect for tradition.
December 10, 2010
Peter Wood revisits the anthropological Mead-Freeman controversy over Samoa and considers Paul Shankman