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Wenner-Gren Dissertation Research Grantee in the News

February 19, 2008

Dr. Sharon N DeWitte , Assistant Professor, University at Albany, SUNY is a biological anthropologist with interests in human osteology, paleodemography, paleopathology, and infectious and epidemic diseases. She is currently studying the mortality patterns of the Black Death of 1347-1351 using large skeletal samples from England and Denmark.

Dr. DeWitte's is interested in infectious diseases in past human populations, particularly how individual variation affects risk of morbidity and