Cassandra graduated from the George Washington University with a B.S. in Biological Anthropology and minors in Archaeology and Biology. Her experience includes research in forensic anthropology and on skeletal remains from a variety of contexts which she conducted as a research assistant in the Department of Anthropology at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. She is interested in human skeletal biology and is currently focusing on patterns of infectious diseases in past populations. Her advisor is Dr. Molly Zuckerman.