BOONE—Dr. Gwen Robbins, an assistant professor of anthropology at Appalachian State University, is the lead author of a paper reporting the analysis of a 4000-year-old skeleton found in Balathal, India, bearing evidence of leprosy. The skeleton predates any other skeletal evidence of leprosy by 1,600 years. It is also the first evidence of leprosy in prehistoric India.
Archive for May, 2009
Appalachian alumna honored for thesis studying relationship between workplace ethics and view of God
Amber Hardesty, who earned a master’s degree from Appalachian State University in 2008, studied the relationship between a person’s view of God and their ethics, conscientiousness and level of control they believe they have in their own lives.