Assistant Professor, Biology

Ricketts Hall 330, Troy
518-244-2440
hugheg@sage.edu

Education

Ph.D., Anthropology, University at Albany, SUNY
M.A., Anthropology, University at Albany, SUNY
B.A., Anthropology, Queens College, CUNY

Courses Taught

  • HMN 348/420: Medical Ethics
  • HSC 206: Cultural Perspectives of Health, Disability and Wellness
  • HSC 210: Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • HSC 306: Culture and Health
  • HSC 410: Complementary Health Care
  • HSC 450: Research Methods for the Health Sciences

Research Interests

The association between growth disruption and risks of adult morbidity and mortality, and the ways that culture acts to mediate those risks, particularly during times of large-scale social and economic transition.

  • Biocultural interactions
  • Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD)
  • Paleodemography
  • Intersectionality and health
  • Industrialization

Publications

Hughes-Morey, G.M. (2016). Interpreting stature in Industrial London. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 159: 126-134.

DeWitte, S.N., Hughes-Morey, G.M., Bekvalac J., Karsten, J. (2016). Wealth, health, and frailty in industrial-era London. Annals of Human Biology, 43 (3), 241-254.

DeWitte, S.N. & Hughes-Morey, G.M. (2012). Stature and frailty during the Black Death: the effect of stature on risks of epidemic mortality in London, A.D. 1348-1350. Journal of Archaeological Science 39: 1412-1419.

Brutsaert T.D., Hernandez-Cordero, S., Rivera, J., Viola, T., Hughes, G., & Haas, J.D. (2003). Iron supplementation improves progressive fatigue resistance during dynamic knee extensor exercise in iron-depleted, non-anemic women. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 77: 441-448.

Selected Presentations

Hughes-Morey, G.M. (2016). Growth disruption and adult mortality: the deferred consequences of early-life stress in industrializing London. In Temple, D.H. (Chair) Early-life stress in the past: bioarchaeological approaches to the evolution, ecology, and cultural contingencies of human life history. Invited Podium Symposium at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists. Abstract in American Journal of Physical Anthropology 159 (S62): 180.

Hughes-Morey, G.M. 2015. Non-specific indicators of stress and risk of mortality in industrializing London. Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists. Abstract in American Journal of Physical Anthropology 156 (S60): 172.

Hughes-Morey, G.M. 2014. The influence of socioeconomic status and evidence of morbidity on the relationship between stature and mortality in industrializing London. Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists. Abstract in American Journal of Physical Anthropology 153 (S58): 147.

Hughes-Morey, G.M. 2012. Stature and mortality in post-medieval London. Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists. Abstract in American Journal of Physical Anthropology 147 (S54): 170.

DeWitte S.N., Hughes-Morey G.M. 2012. Stature and risk of death during the Black Death in London, A.D. 1348-1350. Second annual meeting of the Bioarchaeologists’ Northeast Regional Dialog Conference.