Colleen Young, PhD, 2021
Current Position – Data Science and Data Fluency Instructor, Bayer
Dissertation Title – “Body size and shape in insular environments and applications of the island rule in biological anthropology”
Advisor – Libby Cowgill
Dr. Young earned her PhD in anthropology with a focus on biological anthropology in 2021. She is currently teaching and mentoring researchers at Bayer Crop Science in St. Louis, Missouri, as a Data Science and Digital Fluency Instructor. In this role, she is able to harness her expertise as an ecologically-minded anthropologist to guide leading solutions on societal issues relating to climate change and sustainability. She also continues to write and do research on anthropological projects with colleagues, and is an editor of a popular science magazine in Mexico, Revista íconema.