Paul Wolff Mitchell

Doctoral Student


BA - Anthropology and Philosophy (University of Pennsylvania, 2013)

MA - Anthropology (University of Pennsylvania, 2014)

Research Interests

The history of race and science in the 19th century in the United States and Europe; history of anatomy, museums, and anthropology; genomic technologies, repatriation and ethics of human remains collections, evolutionary theory, bioarchaeology, and skeletal biology

Graduation Year



Dissertation Title

The Making and Unmaking of Cranial Race Science: the Origins and Afterlives of Human Skull Collections, 1768-1851

Graduate Status