Leland Rogers

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Postdoctoral Associate in East Asian Studies and Lecturer in Anthropology
34 Hillhouse Avenue, Room 303B, New Haven, CT 06511
Areas of interest : 
Ancient Central Asia; Ancient DNA; Population Genetics; Ancient Population Mobility; Mongolian Culture; Central Eurasian Cultures; Asian Religions; Animal Domestication
Transregional, Mongolia


EAST 403, ANTH 411

Biological, Archaeological, and Historical Perspectives of Early East Asia

Exploration of prehistoric and early-historical interactions of the peoples of northeast Asia from 3000 B.C.E. through the Han Dynasty period, including foundational influences involved in the construction of the modern concept of “East Asia.” Focus on early demographic and genetic data as revealed by ancient DNA and population genetics analyses; introduction to analytical and methodological approaches to DNA analysis in relation to the material culture and textual records. No prior experience with genetics or biological anthropology required.

Term: Spring 2018
Day/Time: M 3:30 PM - 5:20 PM