Tag Archives: bioarchaeology

Archaeological fieldwork in Romania

In mid-October I had one of those hellish trans-Atlantic journeys that are the stuff of nightmares. I left for the Pittsburgh airport at 230 am, flew to Chicago, spent 9 hours in O’Hare, flew to Dublin, booked it through the … Continue reading

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My Dissertation Defense

It’s been a quiet month on the blog. My absence has been due to the fact that I’ve been up to lots of different things, including: Participating in the University of Michigan Preparing Future Faculty program (through which I was … Continue reading

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AAPAs – Atlanta 2016

[TL;DR version of post: I’m presenting a poster on some of my collaborative Iberian research at the AAPAs tomorrow. Session 31 (Skeletal Biology: Bioarchaeology), docket 19, Atrium Ballroom A/B. I’ll be there from 4:00-4:45 – come say hi!] Another day, … Continue reading

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Minding the gaps: A methodological approach to inter-individual variability in skeletal completion

Four and a half years ago, in summer 2011, I took the Kampsville Bioarchaeology and Human Osteology lab course through ASU. The class is an intensive osteological bootcamp, and though I’d previously taken an introductory osteology course at Michigan, the immersive … Continue reading

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Osteology Everywhere: College Bar Edition

This past Monday night I grabbed a pitcher* with a friend at a local watering hole. After a long day of grappling with histograms of canine metrics, I felt that some time apart from bones in any form was well-warranted: But of … Continue reading

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Bioarchaeology Outreach Activities

A few weeks ago the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History hosted Archaeology Day, a biannual event during which local middle school classes visit the museum and participate in different activity stations scattered throughout the building. This year, Abagail Breidenstein … Continue reading

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Part of the Family: Age, Identity and Burial in Copper Age Iberia

I don’t spend a vast amount of time on the blog talking about my own bioarchaeological research in Iberia, in part because it already consumes so much of the rest of my life, and in part because it is rarely an … Continue reading

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