Graduate students receive NSF grants

Two graduate students working with David Strait, professor of biological anthropology in Arts & Sciences, won doctoral dissertation research grants from the National Science Foundation. Sarah Baumgarten received $31,275 for her project on “Tooth biomechanics in hominins and extant primates.” Rachel Kuzma was awarded $28,998 to support her dissertation project titled “Paleontological and population genetics approaches for reconstructing hominin evolutionary history.”

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