Kerri graduated from the State University of New York at New Paltz with a B.A. in Anthropology and minors in History and Evolutionary Studies. She has experience working in archaeological contexts through her involvement as a research assistant on the Phaleron Bioarchaeological Project at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. She has also worked as an instructor for the Center for American Archeology’s Advanced Bioarchaeology and Human Osteology Laboratory Program. Her research interests include osteology, social bioarchaeology, and structural violence.