Anthropology Associate Professor, Kate Clancy and recent Anthropology PhD alumna, Dr Katharine Lee publish new research that discusses the relevance of bone density and frame size to habitual use and domestic labor. The research, based on four-year observation of Polish women in rural areas, is featured in Beckman Institute news

Katherine Lee recently completed her PhD in the anthropology department with a focus on Biological Anthropology, a graduate minor in Gender and Women’s Studies, and a graduate certificate in Science Communication.  Her doctoral advisor was Dr Kate Clancy.

Dr. Lee will soon begin working as a Post-Doctoral Research Scholar in the Division of Public Health Sciences, Dept of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine, where she plans to build on her work with rural Polish women and expand to study rural cancer disparities in women in the United States.