Christine Lee


Christine Lee is a bioarchaeologist who reconstructs the lives of ancient human skeletons from archaeological excavations. Her research interests include ethnic identity in ancient Central and East Asia. She has previously researched several populations along the Great Wall of China to see how different people were on the “Chinese” side from the “Barbarians” in the North. When did they become cohesive ethnic groups and how have they changed over thousands of years? Other research projects have looked at cultural body modifications. These include any physical changes made to the body to make it look distinct from others such as knocking out certain teeth, reshaping the…