Anthropology and our roots
About the speaker
Drew Montgomery is the Science Communication Fellow for the Center for the Exploration of the Human Journey at the Perot Museum. He is an experienced science communicator who has done archaeological fieldwork in México, Belize, North Dakota, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania. He is committed to archaeology, public outreach and cultivating a more inspired and informed public. In this presentation, Drew will share the importance of studying our shared past and learning about other people and cultures. He will include how this is evident in the Perot’s current exhibition Origins: Fossils from the Cradle of Humankind.
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If you learn to truly be understanding, you'll learn to empathic, you'll learn to be tolerant and that will spill beautifully into the rest of your life. — Andrew Montgomery
If you do this, what you realize pretty quickly is that if you look at all the diversity in the entire world, all of the difference, even though that's pretty vast, the things that make us more similar are giant. Despite our vast diversity, we are peculiarly similar. — Andrew Montgomery