Biological Anthropology Bioarchaeology
I am a biological anthropologist with interests in human skeletal and dental development, bone functional adaptation, and child health.
I also serve as Secretary/Treasurer of the Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology
I teach the following courses on a rotational basis:
Graduate student supervision: potential graduate students interested in supervision or information about our program are encouraged to contact me.
Current graduate students: Jennifer Nelson (PhD), Sean Swaters (MA)
Former graduate students: Alexandra Rocca (MA), Rajitha Sivakumaran (MA), Julilla Paul (MA), Benjamin Osipov (PhD)
Survey of theory and basic data in human evolution and human variation. Topics include primatology, osteology, hominoid paleontology, variation in modern populations.Winter Term 2021
Lecture and laboratory study of human skeletal biology, emphasizing the identification of bones and an understanding of human functional anatomy. Prerequisite: ANTHR 209 or consent of Department.Fall Term 2021
Exploration of methodological and theoretical issues in dental anthropology through study of human teeth from archaeological contexts. Offered in alternate years. Prerequisite: ANTHR 390 or consent of Department.Winter Term 2021
The analysis and interpretation of data obtained from human skeletal and dental remains from archaeological sites. Prerequisite: ANTHR 390 or consent of Department. Offered in alternate years.Fall Term 2021
Exploration of methodological and theoretical issues in dental anthropology through study of human teeth from archaeological contexts. Offered in alternate years.Winter Term 2021
Consult the Department and/or the schedule of classes for the specific topics offered.Fall Term 2021