John H. Relethford is Distinguished Teaching Professor, Department of Anthropology, SUNY College at Oneonta, where he has received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. He has published extensively on human population genetics, biological variation, and the origin of modern humans. Dr. Relethford has served as President, Past-President, Vice President and as a member of the Executive Committee of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists. He has also served as Vice President and President of the American Association of Anthropological Genetics.
Deborah A. Bolnick, associate professor of anthropology at the University of Texas at Austin and one-time President of the American Association of Anthropological Genetics. She is also affiliated with the Population Research Center and the Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior (EEB) graduate program at the University of Texas at Austin. Her research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of anthropology and genetics. She has published numerous peer-reviewed articles on how human genetic variation is shaped by culture, language, history, and geography.