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Professor Christopher Knüsel

Research supervision

Dr. Knüsel supervises Master's and Ph.D. students in biological/physical anthropology and funerary archaeology.

 

Doctoral/M.Phil. Supervisions:

Completed:

Margerison, Beverley J. (1997) A Comparison of the Palaeodemography of Catastrophic and Attritional Cemeteries (University of Bradford)

Bourbou, Chryssa (2002) Analysis and Interpretation of the Proto-Byzantine Human Collections of Eleutherna (Crete) and Messene (Peloponnese) (University of Crete)

Needham, Caroline D. (2002) Drawing on the Past: Reconstructing the Visual Manifestations of Disease and Trauma from Archaeological Human Remains (M.Phil. Medical Art) (University of Manchester)

Rhodes, Jill A. (2004) Biomechanical Alterations of the Human Humerus (Arts and Humanities Research Board-funded) (University of Bradford)

Schweich, Marianne (2005) Diachronic Effects of Bio-Cultural Factors on Stature and Body Proportions in British Archaeological Populations (Government of Luxembourg and University of Bradford funded) (University of Bradford)

Perréard Lopreno, Geneviève (2007) Analyse Biomécanique du Membre Supérieur et de la Clavicule dans une Population Identifiée : à la Recherche d’un Ensemble de Traits Discriminants une Population Agricole d’une Population d’Artisans (L’Université de Genève)

Fay, Isla (2007) The Experience of Leprosy and the Development of Public Health Measures in Medieval Norwich (co-supervised with Dr. Carole Rawcliffe, Department of History, University of East Anglia), Arts and Humanities Research Board (Arts and Humanities Research Board-funded)

Storm, Rebecca A. (2009) A Morphological and Metric Study of Fluctuating Asymmetry in the Human Skeleton (self-funded) (University of Bradford)

King, Sarah S., (2010) A Consideration of Engendered Trauma in the European Iron Age (Overseas Research Studentship (ORS)-funded) (University of Bradford)

Tucker, Fiona, (2010) Iron Age Human Remains in Scottish Domestic Contexts (University of Bradford-funded) (University of Bradford)

Wooding, Jeanette E., (2010) The Identification of Bovine Tuberculosis in Zooarchaeological Assemblages: Working Towards Differential Diagnostic Criteria (AHRC-funded) (University of Bradford)

Matzke, Johann (2012) Murderous Gentlemen: The Written Word and its Role in Forming Noble Identity (self-funded M.Phil.) (University of Exeter)

Speith, Nivien (2012) Skeletal Evidence of the Social Persona: Life, Death and Society in Early Medieval Alamannic Communities (Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)-funded) (University of Bradford)

Lawrence, David (2013) The Humans of Isbister Neolithic Tomb (Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC Collaborative Award-funded, with Orkney Museum) (University of Bradford)

Stone, Philippa, (2013) A Reassessment of the Role of Animals at the Staines and Etton Causewayed Enclosures (Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)-funded) (University of Exeter)

Current Doctoral Students:

Boston, Ceri, Lobsters and Tars: An Osteological Study of the Origins, Lifestyles and Health of 18th-19th-century Sailors and Marines of the Royal Navy as Reflected in their Remains (AHRC-funded, University of Oxford)

Bradley, Cynthia, Remaking the Mazeway: A Study of Skeletal and Mortuary Evidence from the Ancestral Pueblo Site of Wallace Ruin (Colorado, USA) (self-funded, University of Exeter)

Haruda, Ashleigh, Animal Health in Pastoral Populations: An Exploration of Central Asian Nomadic Pastoralism (University of Exeter-funded)

Kingdom, Mandy, The Past People of Exeter (AHRC-funded, University of Exeter)

Mikulski, Richard, Excavation and Analysis of Two Mass Graves at the College Site, Sido, Lebanon (self-funded, University of Exeter)

Tibbetts, Belinda, Foetal and Infant Skeletal Palaeopathology as an Indicator of Maternal Health and Population Stress (International Student Award-funded, University of Exeter)

Research students

 

Supervision:

 

Master’s Dissertation Supervisions (provided on request)- over 150 candidates

 

Doctoral/M.Phil. Supervisions:

 

Completed:

Margerison, Beverley J. (1997) A Comparison of the Palaeodemography of Catastrophic and Attritional Cemeteries (University of Bradford) (Arts and Humanities Research Board (AHRB)-funded)

Bourbou, Chryssa (2002) Analysis and Interpretation of the Proto-Byzantine Human Collections of Eleutherna (Crete) and Messene (Peloponnese) (University of Crete)

Needham, Caroline D. (2002) Drawing on the Past: Reconstructing the Visual Manifestations of Disease and Trauma from Archaeological Human Remains (M.Phil. Medical Art) (University of Manchester)

Rhodes, Jill A. (2004) Biomechanical Alterations of the Human Humerus (Arts and Humanities Research Board-funded) (University of Bradford)

Schweich, Marianne (2005) Diachronic Effects of Bio-Cultural Factors on Stature and Body Proportions in British Archaeological Populations (Government of Luxembourg and University of Bradford funded) (University of Bradford) (self-funded)

Perréard Lopreno, Geneviève (2007) Analyse Biomécanique du Membre Supérieur et de la Clavicule dans une Population Identifiée : à la Recherche d’un Ensemble de Traits Discriminants une Population Agricole d’une Population d’Artisans (l’Université de Genève)

Fay, Isla (2007) The Experience of Leprosy and the Development of Public Health Measures in Medieval Norwich (co-supervised with Dr. Carole Rawcliffe, Department of History, University of East Anglia), (Arts and Humanities Research Board (AHRB)-funded)

Storm, Rebecca A. (2009) Human Skeletal Asymmetry: A Study of Directional and Fluctuating Asymmetry in Assessing Health, Environmental Conditions, and Social Status in English Populations from the 7th to the 19th Century (self-funded)

King, Sarah S. (2010) A Consideration of Engendered Trauma in the European Iron Age (Overseas Research Studentship (ORS)-funded)

Tucker, Fiona, (2010) Iron Age Human Remains in Scottish Domestic Contexts (University of Bradford-funded)

Wooding, Jeanette E. (2010) The Identification of Bovine Tuberculosis in Zooarchaeological Assemblage: Working Towards Differential Diagnostic Criteria (Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)-funded)

Matzke, Johann (2012) Murderous Gentlemen: The Written Word and its Role in Forming Noble Identity (self-funded M.Phil.)

Speith, Nivien (2012) Skeletal Evidence of the Social Persona: Life, Death and Society in Early Medieval Alamannic Communities (Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)-funded)

Lawrence, David (2013) The Humans of Isbister Neolithic Tomb (Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC Collaborative Award-funded, with Orkney Museum)

Stone, Philippa, (2013) A Reassessment of the Role of Animals at the Staines and Etton Causewayed Enclosures (Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)-funded)

Current:

Boston, Ceri, Lobsters and Tars: An Osteological Study of the Origins, Lifestyles and Health of 18th-19th-century Sailors and Marines of the Royal Navy as Reflected in their Remains (AHRC-funded)

Bradley, Cynthia, Remaking the Mazeway: A Study of Skeletal and Mortuary Evidence from the Ancestral Pueblo Site of Wallace Ruin (Colorado, USA) (self-funded)

Haruda, Ashleigh, Animal Health in Pastoral Populations: An Exploration of Central Asian Nomadic Pastoralism (University of Exeter-funded)

Kingdom, Mandy, The Past People of Exeter (AHRC-funded)

Mikulski, Richard, Excavation and Analysis of Two Mass Graves at the College Site, Sido, Lebanon (self-funded)

Tibbetts, Belinda, Foetal and Infant Skeletal Palaeopathology as an Indicator of Maternal Health and Population Stress (University of Exeter International Student Award-funded)