Origin: A Genetic History of the Americas


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Hachette Book Group
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6.93 X 10.24 X 2.28 inches | 0.45 pounds
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About the Author

Jennifer Raff is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Kansas with a dual Ph.D. in anthropology and genetics and over fourteen years of experience in researching ancient and modern human DNA from the Americas. In addition to her research, she has been writing on issues of scientific literacy and anthropological research at her own website, Violent Metaphors, and for The Guardian, HuffPost and Evolution Institute blogs for several years. Since 2019 she has been writing a monthly column for Forbes on emerging research in genetics and archaeology.
Tanis Parenteau was born and raised in Peace River, Alberta. She is a member of the Métis Nation of Alberta from Region VI and is of Plains Cree descent. A talented actor and voiceover artist, she has lent her talents to multiple projects including roles in House of Cards, Billions, and Designated Survivor.