biocultural anthropology, anthropology of violence, healthcare policy, health in the African Diaspora, bioarchaeology of dissection and autopsy, cadaver ethics
BA, Anthropology and Music (Voice) double major (with honors), Ithaca College, 2013
MA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2016
Dr. Ventura Pérez
Biography and Research Interests
I am a Graduate Research Fellow in biocultural bioarchaeology funded by the National Science Foundation. My current work examines the effects of racial discrimination and healthcare policy on the health of historical American populations in urban centers.