Georgina McKusick Voegele, PhD
Georgina McKusick Voegele, PhDLecturer and Anatomy Lab Manager
Georgina is the Anatomy Lab Manager and Lecturer for the Human Body course. She facilitates education and research using human donors from the Anatomical Gift Association of Illinois and also the large collection of Ross Lab (Dept. of Organismal Biology and Anatomy) vertebrate specimens.
Georgina loves dissection and specializes in the comparative anatomy and evolution of the mammalian forelimb. Other interests include the evolution of vertebrate body wall layers, mammal pelvic anatomy, collecting and preserving vertebrate specimens, Paleocene/Eocene paleontology fieldwork, poultry, and plants.
Georgina was an Anthropology undergraduate student at University of Chicago (AB’03) and then completed her doctoral work at the Center for Functional Anatomy & Evolution at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (PhD’14). She taught the anatomical sciences at Dartmouth before returning to the University of Chicago in 2021.