As a PhD student at
the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Traci's research hopes
to utilize both biomolecular and archaeological science to explore the use and
role of psychoactive plants and fungi in ancient Central Eurasia.
Traci received a BSc in Biomedical Engineering, a BSc in Anthropology, and a Minor in French from Michigan Technological University 2013. She then earned a MSc in Anthropology (concentrating on Archaeology) and a Museum Studies Graduate Certificate from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2016.