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Vu Tran

Undergraduate Major: Anthropology

Future Plans: Graduate program in Bioarcheology

Vu Tran

Vu Tran was born in Da Nang Vietnam and grew up in the Central Florida area. In the summer of 2010, she enrolled in UCF to begin her undergraduate studies in Anthropology. Her research interests include dental anthropology, paleopathology, skeletal trauma, and interpersonal violence. Vu has completed an Independent Study in Dental Anthropology and has performed Independent Research on Violence within the past school year. In the summer of 2013, Vu received an NSF REU grant and traveled to Cyprus to participate in the Athienou Archaeological Project. Vu is currently working on her Honors in the Major undergraduate thesis. Her topic focuses on the paleodemography of a population from Kuelap, Peru. Her future research plans involve topics on craniofacial trauma and dental trauma. She hopes to one day become a bioarchaeologist, researching and teaching at a university.