The Familiar Strange is a podcast about doing anthropology: that is, about listening, looking, trying out, and being with, in pursuit of uncommon knowledge about humans and culture. Find show notes, plus our blog about anthropology's role in the world, at https://www.thefamiliarstrange.com. Twitter: @tfsTweets. FB: facebook.com/thefamiliarstrange. Instagram: @thefamiliarstrange. Brought to you by your familiar strangers: Ian Pollock, Jodie-Lee Trembath, Julia Brown, Simon Theobald, Kylie Won ...
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In this episode of the Anthro to UX podcast, Racine Brown speaks with Matt Artz about his UX journey, medical anthropology, and leading a UX team. Racine earned a PhD in Applied Anthropology from the University of South Florida. He has worked for Radiant Digital and is starting a new role at AnswerLab where he will be a Senior UX Researcher. Racine also served a tour in the United States Marine Corps as a platoon leader and staff officer. About Racine Brown Racine Brown is a business anthropologist and user experience researcher with extensive research and leadership experience. Racine’s perspective on people and on the conduct of research is informed by a wide array of roles filled and activities he has participated in over the last couple of decades. After graduating with a BA in anthropology from Wake Forest University, he served a tour in the United States Marine Corps as a platoon leader and staff officer. Racine is well versed in theory and practice in biocultural anthropology from his time in graduate school, first completing a Masters’ in anthropology at the University of South Carolina and then a Ph.D. in applied anthropology at the University of South Florida. His post-graduate work includes research on the association between traumatic brain injury and post-injury weight gain during a post-doctoral fellowship at the Tampa Veterans Affairs Medical Center and pro-bono consulting for a couple of Tampa Bay-area non-profits. Racine’s UX research work includes consulting with startups in the property-tech and fintech spaces and work as a lead UX researcher and research Manager for Radiant Digital, LLC. This week, he will start a new role as a senior UX researcher for AnswerLab. Recommended Links