Christine Lee


Fellows class

TEDGlobal 2011

About Christine


American bio-archeologist working to uncover and better understand Mongolia and China's ancient civilizations.


Chinese (Simplified), Mongolian


  • Arizona State University; Anthropology

Job Titles

Visiting Professor

Christine Lee on the TED blog


I see dead people: Fellows Friday with Christine Lee

September 28, 2012

Bioarchaeologist Christine Lee reconstructs lives from ancient human remains, looking for clues as to how they lived, fought and died. In the process, she gains insight about the history of disease, the evolution of culture, the violence of human nature — and her own identity. What prompted you to become a bioarchaeologist? When I was […]

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