Recent news about Nina and her research


SAFM Radio Workshop: Children’s Book Hour – Skin We Are In

The Children’s Radio Foundation’s Melissa Hall attended the recent launch of a new children’s book titled Skin We Are In and spent some time interviewing the authors of the book. The book is aimed at children between the ages of eight and 12 and will be printed in all 11 official languages of South Africa. The book is about the evolution of skin colour and is written by acclaimed South African author Sindiwe Magona and American anthropologist Nina Jablonski. Skin We Are In can be found at all major book retailers and online. The Radio Workshop is a project of the Children’s Radio Foundation.



WPSU Digging Deeper with Eric Barron: Interview with Nina Jablonski and Michael Zeman about the Finding Your Roots Summer Camp

Nina Jablonski’s 2017 Charles M. and Martha Hitchcock Lectures at UC Berkeley available (audio and video):

The Real ‘Skin in the Game’: The History of Naked, Sweaty, and Colorful Skin in the Human Lineage

The Cost of Color: The Health and Social Consequences of Skin Color for People Today

Scientists discover large extinct otter

Nina Jablonski will be part of The 40 for 40 – 40 extraordinary women celebrating the 40th Annual Margaret Mead Film Festival at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, October 13-16

One-of-a-kind summer camp offered at Penn State for the first time

Nina Jablonski Discusses Race in Cuba

Youth violence paper published in American Psychologist

The Sepia Rainbow: The Fascinating Story of Human Skin

HHMI Biointeractive film The Biology of Skin Color available for viewing and download

Vitamin D Status Alters HIV Infection Response – commentary on Coussens PNAS article by Abigail Druck Shudofsky

Future Must Suffocate Racism – Recent news from The Effects of Race group at STIAS

About Your Skin: What you should know about your body’s biggest organ

Research Shows Our Skin Color is the Evolutionary Gateway to Vitamin D

Shedding Light on Skin Color

Nina Jablonski named Permanent Visiting Fellow at STIAS

2014 AAAS Session on Neoracism

The Dark Side of Fair Skin

New Diet, Sexual Attraction May Have Spurred Europeans’ Lighter Skin