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E. Grace Veatch

Portrait of E. Grace Veatch

Grace Veatch is a 3D database contractor in the Human Origins Program of the Department of Anthropology at the Smithsonian Institution’s Natural History Museum. Grace began as a volunteer in the Human Origins Program assisting Dr. Matt Tocheri in organizing and entering data into the Human Origins Program Database, which compiles data on human fossils, fauna, archaeology, geology, and environment from the published record.  Currently, Grace is working with Dr. Matt Tocheri to process CT scans of non-human primate skeletal material for the 3D collection on the Human Origins Program website (

She got her BA from the University of Colorado at Boulder in Anthropology and is currently a graduate student in the George Washington University Anthropology Department Masters Program. Grace participated in Arizona State University’s South African field school in the Langebaanweg West Coast Fossil Park under Dr. Kay Reed and Dr. Deano Stynder. In addition to working with the Human Origins Program at the Smithsonian, she is also involved with illustrating stone tools for Dr. Alison Brooks at the George Washington University.