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Wenda Trevathan
Wenda Trevathan is Regents Professor of Anthropology at New Mexico State University where she teaches courses in medical and nutritional anthropology. She is a biological anthropologist who earned her PhD in anthropology at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Her research and writing focus on... show more

Wenda Trevathan is Regents Professor of Anthropology at New Mexico State University where she teaches courses in medical and nutritional anthropology. She is a biological anthropologist who earned her PhD in anthropology at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Her research and writing focus on the evolutionary and biocultural factors underlying human reproduction including childbirth, maternal behavior, sexuality, and menopause. Her primary publications include works on the evolution of childbirth and evolutionary medicine. She is a co-editor of two collections of works on evolutionary medicine (Oxford University Press, 1999 and 2008) and recently published Ancient Bodies, Modern Lives: How Evolution Has Shaped Women's Health (Oxford University Press).
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paigeawesome
paigeawesome rated it 8 years ago
I was assigned the 7th edition for a physical anthropology class at a community college. I didn't LOVE it, and I found some of the claims made to be unsubstantiated, but it was a pretty interesting read. It was way better than the last anthro book I had to read--ugh!! I don't remember what the title...
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