- PhD, Anthropology, American University
BA, Anthropology, The College of William and Mary
- Kristen Pearlstein's research interests focus on the skeletal health of European immigrants and Euro-Americans living in the 19th and 20th century urban US. Her research utilizes a biocultural framework to situate questions about the impact of health and disease in marginalized populations. When not teaching, she works as an osteologist at the National Museum of Natural History.