The Friends of Smyrna Library and the Sisters in Crime: Atlanta Chapter announce Dr. Susan Kirkpatrick Smith as a featured Guest Presenter for the 9th Annual Murder Goes South... A Festival of Readers and Writers of the Southern Mystery. Dr. Smith will present during the Saturday January 29, 2011 program.
BIOGRAPHY: Dr. Smith received her Ph.D. in anthropology from Indiana University. Her areas of research interest include skeletal analysis and the interaction between health and social status in ancient Greek populations. She has spent a year living in Athens, Greece researching skeletons from the Late Bronze Age cemetery at the foot of the Acropolis in Athens. Her teaching interests include forensic anthropology, human evolution, and human biological variation.