I've heard of Robin Skeates, but my supervisor was Charlotte Roberts and I didn't really get to know many people in the Dept. Mostly since the pub everyone met at was too smoky for me. I completed my research in non-specific infection at the NHM in London, but never finished writing my dissertaion. I came back to the US and did a MS in Clinical Laboratory Science, since it is hard to get work as a Palaeopathologist, even WITH a PhD.
Thanks for the invite, it looks like an interesting group. I'm American, but I studied Archaeology in the UK (1999-2002). I completed an MSc in Osteology, Palaeopathology and Funerary Archaeology from the University of Bradford and worked on a PhD in Durham (never finished). The UK is a great place to do Bioarchaeology!
Just thought I'd get online and in touch with a few other atheists world wide. I've been on the council of the NZARH (http://www.nzarh.org.nz/) for a couplke of years and, all going well, I should be the vice president of the NZARH tomorrow (our AGM).
Nice to be on board,