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Michele Buzon

Professor of Anthropolgy

2017 Lu Ann Aday Award

Michele Buzon, professor of anthropology, has been chosen as the 2017 Lu Ann Aday Award recipient. The most prestigious recognition the university bestows in the humanities and social science, it is one of Purdue’s top three research honors. A bioarcheaologist, Michele’s research focus is excavating and analyzing human skeletal remains from archaeological sites in order to address questions related to the biocultural effects of sociopolitical change in the ancient Nile Valley. Michele has an international reputation for her expertise and innovation, specifically in her research in the Nile Valley.

She will deliver the Research and Scholarship Distinction Distinguished Lecture on Oct. 30.