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Katie McCormack

Graduate Student (Biocultural Anthropology, Genetic Anthropology, Paleopathology)

Katie entered the Ph.D. program at Vanderbilt in the fall of 2019. Previously, she earned her B.S. in Biology and Anthropology at the College of William and Mary. During her undergraduate career, Katie participated in research with a biocultural focus that assessed the skeletal trauma associated with slavery in 17th and 18th Century New York. Katie is interested in studying the relationship between the evolution and spread of disease and the spread of colonialism using genetic and bioarchaeological methods.