Paula Jordan and Shyanne Sansom

Paula "Andrea" Jordan (67) tells her daughter about Shyanne Sansom (40) about where she grew up and what she imagined adulthood might look like as a child. Andrea tells Shyanne about earning her college degree as a mother of 5...

Interview #1: Christianity and Faith with Sophie

Maddie Hardy and Sophie Pimental, both sophomores and Community Advisors at Plymouth State University, sit down to talk about Sophie’s connection to Christianity and the impact of faith in one’s life. This interview was made as part of an Anthropology...

Dr. Alma Gottlieb

"A Unique Joy": Dr. Alma Gottlieb reflects on motivation, methodology, and personal mission in African studies.

Gerard Alexander and Nathan Moore

[Recorded: Monday, March 21, 2022] Gerard Alexander (56) and Nathan Moore (41) have an impromptu One Small Step conversation in Charlottesville, Virginia. Gerard, a UVA professor, and Nathan, general manager of WTJU radio station, discuss anthropology and their experiences traveling...

Brian Sherman and Edward Hall

Edward Austin Hall (58) has a Conversation with his friend and fellow artist, Brian Sherman (76), about Brian's career in sociology, as well as, his passion for avant garde music and art.

Michael Lyons and David Hoffman

One Small Step conversation partners Michael Lyons (71) and David Hoffman [no age given] talk about their careers, the importance of family, and the difficulty of talking about politics in the current era of political divisiveness.

Wendy Griffin and Susan Robison

Wendy Griffin (60) talks with her friend Susan Robison (70) about her work with indigenous populations in Honduras. She has worked for over 20 years documenting traditions and languages, fighting for bilingual education, and helping preserve the rainforest.

Lisa Sims, Paige Spencer, and Grace Sims

Lisa Sims (63) and her daughters, Paige Spencer (35) and Grace Sims (25), sit down for a conversation about their fondest memories, career goals, and spiritual experiences, as well as the love they have for one another.

Brady Davis and Cristina Hudgins-Davis

Spouses Brady Davis (35) and Cristina Hudgins-Davis (35) share a conversation about their relationship, their family, and the pivotal moments that changed the trajectories of their lives.

Professor David Hicks Discusses His Career in Anthropology

David Hicks (84) talks about the beginning of his life and early school years in Wales and all the way through his career and recent retirement with his granddaughter, Clara (13). Professor Hicks discusses what sparked his interest in the...