Kathryn Hunt

Paleopathologist

Fellows class

TED2014

About Kathryn

Bio

Biological anthropologist, Near Eastern archaeologist and cancer survivor researching evidence of cancer in the skeletal remains of ancient peoples. Her Paleo-oncology Research Organization (PRO) seeks insight into how biological, cultural, and environmental factors have played a part in the evolution of the disease.

Languages

English

Education

  • Pacific Lutheran University; Anthropology and Classical Studies, 2009 - 2010
  • Durham University; Palaeopathology, 2012 - 2013

Job Titles

Co-founder, Palaeopathologist, Bioarchaeologist, Human Osteologist

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Kathryn Hunt on the TED blog