Bioarchaeology

Staff and researchers

Academic staff

Prof. José Iriarte
Prof. Christopher Knüsel
Prof. Alan Outram
Prof. Robin Dennell

Honorary staff

Dr. Louise Loe, Oxford Archaeology
Jackie McKinley, Wessex Archaeology

Research postgraduates

Current:

  • Cynthia Bradley: ‘Remaking the Mazeway: A Study of Skeletal and Mortuary Evidence from the Ancestral Pueblo Site of Wallace Ruin (Colorado, USA)’
  • Johann Matzke: ‘Murderous Gentlemen: The Written Word and its Role in Forming Noble Identity’
  • Phillippa Stone: ‘An Evidence-led Approach to Intrasite and Intrafeature Spatial Distribution of Disarticulated and Fragmented Animal Bone on Prehistoric Sites in East Anglia’
  • Jennifer Watling: Environmental impact of the pre-Columbian geoglyph builders of western Amazonia (AHRC PhD studenship, Fox Fund)
  • Lautaro Maximilian Hilbert: Amazonian Dark Earth Agroecosystems do Amazonas Central (CAPES PhD studentship)
  • Daiana Travassos: Santarem Culture Amazonian Dark Earth Agroecosystems of the Lower Tapajos. (CAPES PhD studentship)
  • Emily Johnson: Linearbandkeramik Faunal Assemblages
  • Pip Parmenter: Animal remains from Neolithic causewayed enclosures
  • Ashleigh Haruda: Bronze Age Pastoralism in Central Asia
  • Hayley Foster: Comparing Butchery Patterns at Medieval Castles
  • Belinda Tibbetts: Human Palaeopathology

Completed:

  • Dr Landon Karr: Idenitifying human-induced bone fracture on mammoths in America
  • Dr Penny Cunningham: Prehistoric hazel nut storage
  • Dr Wendy Howard: ‘Commensal or Comestible? The Role and Exploitation of Smaller, Non-ungulate Mammals in Early European Prehistory: Towards a Methodology for Improving Identification of Human Exploitation'