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Victoria Harries

PhD Researcher in Biological Anthropology, Yale University

Victoria graduated from Durham University in 2012 with a BSc in Health and Human Sciences and continued on to graduate school, gaining an MSc in Medical Anthropology from Oxford University in 2013 and an MSc in Child Public Health from Swansea University in 2015.

She is currently a PhD student studying Biological Anthropology at Yale University. Using an evolutionary anthropology perspective, she is interested in patterns of breastfeeding and birthing preferences seen across different cultures and the influences placed on mother’s in relation to how they choose to feed and care for their infants.


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    PhD Researcher, Yale University