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Stevie Winingear is an Evolutionary Anthropology PhD student in the School of Human Evolution and Social Change. Winingear researches under Anne Stone, PhD in the Laboratory of Molecular Anthropology. Her primary research interests include human genetics, ancient DNA, and pathogen evolution. She currently serves as a research assistant in the Laboratory of Molecular Anthropology.
She is currently investigating human population history in South America by examining mitochondrial DNA from native populations, both modern and ancient. Other current projects include genetic investigations of the bacteria Treponema pallidum and optimization of DNA recovery from forensic contexts.
Previously, Winingear has worked as a teaching assistant for the School of Human Evolution and Social Change's courses entitled Disease and Human Evolution (ASM345), Human Sexuality (ASB210), Society and Drugs (ASB357), and Food and Culture (ASB300).
2016-2018 Master of Arts in Anthropology, Arizona State University
2012-2016 Bachelor of Arts in Biological Science and Anthropology, University of Missouri Columbia