Rachel Watkins

Dr. Justin Dunnavant ran into Dr. Rachel Watkins at the 98th Annual Convention of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History in Jacksonville, FL where she presented on a panel entitled, “African Americans in Anthropology and the Sciences.” . In this interview Dr. Watkins discusses her early interests in anthropology, her work with the New York African Burial Ground, ethics and African American burial remains, and her most recent work with the W. Montague Cobb Research Laboratory at Howard University.

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