Department of Anthropology
MS 4352 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843
(979) 845-4785

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https://liberalarts.tamu.edu/anthropology/profile/sheela-athreya/
Sheela Athreya - 2020

Sheela Athreya is an Associate Professor and Chancellor’s Edges Fellow at Texas A&M University. She received her Ph.D. in biological anthropology from Washington University in St. Louis, and her M.A. in Paleolithic archaeology from the University of Pennsylvania.

Her research focuses on Middle and Late Pleistocene hominin evolution and systematics. She is particularly interested in evolutionary processes that shaped early Homo sapiens in South and East Asia, and conducts fieldwork in India and China. In addition, she publishes on critical issues of race, colonialism, and representation in Biological Anthropology.

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