National Lecture Program

AIA Lecturer: Mim Bower

Affiliation: University of Cambridge

Dr. Mim Bower is with the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research at the University of Cambridge. She holds her degrees from the University of Durham, U.K., and Cambridge (Ph.D.), and is presently a Research Associate with the Leverhulme Trust project “From Chariotry to Equestrian Pastoral Nomadism: the Evolving Role of the Horse”. Her areas of specialization are archaeogenetics, popular genetics, ancient DNA, molecular preservations, animal and plant domestication, the development of breeds and varieties, horse-human relationships, and Central and East Asia. Dr. Bower has done fieldwork in Hungary, Romania, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Russia, and China, and she has published her research in a number of academic journals and monographs.

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