Theodore G. Schurr


  • 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.

  • Theodore Schurr (PSC Research Associate) was featured in a Penn Today article about a recent excavation in the city of Charleston, South Carolina.

  • Theodore Schurr was featured in Penn News and OMNIA "Using DNA as a Tool to Understand Human History".

Graduate Group Chair of Anthropology
Professor of Anthropology

Ph.D., Anthropology, Emory University, 1998


  • Gullah Society: Theodore G. Schurr discusses the Anson Street African Burial Ground project update
  • Kennesaw State University: Theodore G. Schurr on Year of Russia - Genetic Prehistory of Eurasia, Peopling of the Americas 
  • The Sustainability Literacy Institute Rise Up! Charleston’s African Ancestors: Theodore G. Schurr on DNA Research