Research Associates

Mercedes Conde Valverde
  • Anthropology Affiliate
  • Title and Date of Degree: PhD in Anthropology (2020)
  • Email: mercedes.conde@uah.es
  • Areas of Interest: Human Evolution. Evolution of Audition, Primate Evolution
  • Current Position: Assistant Professor, Universidad de Alcala (Spain) 
  • Duration of Affiliation: 2022-2024

Ariel Gruenthal-Rankin
  • Research Associate
  • Title and Date of Degree: PhD in Anthropology (2021)
  • Email: agruent1@binghamton.edu
  • Areas of Interest: Nonadult osteology and paleopathology. Early-life stress and developmental phenotypic plasticity. Ethics and social justice in osteology. Quantitative methodologies- stable isotope analysis
  • Duration of Affiliation: 2022-2024

Abagail Breidenstein
  • Title and Date of Degree: PhD in Anthropology (2019)
  • Email: abagail.breidenstein@iem.uzh.ch
  • Areas of Interest: Bioarchaeology. Ancient Nubia and Egypt. Ancient DNA
  • Duration of Affiliation: 2022-2024

Kate DeRosa
  • Title and Date of Degree: PhD in Anthropology (2021)
  • Email: kderosa3@binghamton.edu
  • Areas of Interest: Emerging infectious diseases, Bloodborne viruses, and SARS-CoV-2 immunology
  • Current Position: Wadsworth Center Post Doctoral Fellow for the New York State Department of Health
  • Duration of Affiliation: 2022-2024