Theodore G. Schurr has been elected as one of the eight faculty members from four schools of the University of Pennsylvania, to be named as 2022 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellows, as reported by Penn Today.
"Eight Penn professors elected 2022 AAAS Fellows," Penn Today, Michele W. Berger, January 31, 2023.
Penn Today highlights a new research study published in PNAS co-authored by research associate Theodore G. Schurr which investigated the lives of thirty-six 18th-century individuals from Charleston, South Carolina, using bioarchaeological and genomic methods.
"Whole-genome analysis offers clarity about remains of 36 enslaved Africans in 18th-century Charleston" Michele W. Berger, Penn Today, January 24, 2023.
R E Fleskes, G S Cabana, J K Gilmore and T G Schurr. 2023. "Community-engaged ancient DNA project reveals diverse origins of 18th-century African descendants in Charleston, South Carolina" PNAS.
Theodore G. Schurr (PSC Research Associate) was featured in Penn Today for his work uncovering how people migrated to Micronesia (located in the western Oceania) published in Science.
Graduate Group Chair of Anthropology
Professor of Anthropology
Ph.D., Anthropology, Emory University, 1998