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Jenna Watson

M.A. Student


Jenna Watson is originally from Vancouver, WA but I has lived all over the United States. Prior to attending UTK she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in anthropology from Wellesley College in 2013. After college she spent a year with AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) – FEMA Corps providing administrative support to FEMA’s disaster preparedness, response and recovery projects in Missouri (Kansas City), Texas (Denton) and at FEMA headquarters in Washington DC. For the past two years she has lived in New York City working for Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), a human rights non-profit that works all over the world using medicine and science to document and call attention to mass human rights atrocities. 


Biological and forensic anthropology, human identification methods for undocumented or displaced individuals, investigation of mass fatalities and mass graves, disaster response and recovery, and human rights.


B.A. Anthropology, Wellesley College, 2013

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