Charles Darwin
Karl Marx
Sigmund Freud
William James
John B. Watson
Jean Piaget
Charles Davenport
Harry Laughlin
Franz Boas


Social Problems
Professor Larry Stern
Reading Assignments, Videos & Web Sites

Unit 2: The Intellectual Context: What is a Human Being?

Class Lecture: Perspectives: What is a Human Being?


John McClymer, Lucia Knoles, and Arnold Pulda, E Pluribus Unum Project, "Eugenics in the Culture Wars of the 1920s: Some Approaches to Studying a Neglected Topic"

Scott Christianson, “Bad Seed or Bad Science: The Story of the Notorious Jukes Family," (New York Times, February 8, 2003)

Eric Boodman, "White nationalists are flocking to genetic ancestry tests. Some don’t like what they find," STAT, August 16, 2017


The DNA Journey

Visit the following Websites:

Vaught's Practical Character Reader

Archive of the American Eugenics Movement