Anthropology’s Cynthia Beall to lecture at Human Biology Association annual meeting

Cynthia Beall, Distinguished University Professor and S. Idell Pyle Professor of Anthropology, will give the Pearl Memorial Lecture at the 37th Annual Meetings of the Human Biology Association at Portland, Ore., on April 11. Her lecture will be titled “Fifty years of research on high-altitude adaptation in anthropology: Instrumentation advances, research designs and selected discoveries.”

This lecture will follow a plenary session, “A Half Century of High-Altitude Studies in Anthropology,” in which Beall will provide an overview of her transformative work on alternative patterns of adaptation to high altitude hypoxia in populations around the world.