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Cullen Black

Cullen Black

Contact Information:

PhD Advisor:

Shannon A. Novak

Cullen Black

Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology Department

Graduate Student Dissertation Title

Moving bodies: Strutural vioence in the extended Life Course at La Verbena Cemetery, Guatemala City, Guatemala


Cullen is a doctoral candidate in anthropology with a concentration in bioarchaeology.  His dissertation research focuses on the impact of structural violence on the body throughout the life course and extending into the postmortem period with his field work conducted in La Verbena Cemetery in Guatemala City. Cullen is currently a forensic anthropologist with the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency.