To be assigned
Area of Interest:
Bioarchaeology, paleopathology, skeletal biology/osteology, changes in diet and health status, European archaeology.
B.S. Anthropology-Zoology, University of Michigan, 2009.
M.A. Archaeology (Bioarchaeology), Illinois State University, 2011. Thesis: Paleopathological Comparison of the Subadults from the Late Archaic and Late Mississippian Cultures of Tennessee and the Issue of Congenital Treponemal Disease.
Entered the program in 2011.
2011 Co-Association of subsistence strategy, non-specific infection and congenital defects of the deciduous dentition in pre-Columbian Tennessee. Poster presented at the 80th annual meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Minneapolis, MN.
2010 Developmental defects in hunter-gatherer and agriculturalist samples from prehistoric Tennessee. Paper presented at the Midwest Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology Association, Purdue, IN. (Co-authored with Dr. Maria O. Smith).