I am a biological anthropologist and archaeologist who specializes in the care and analysis of human remains. My work is focused on research surrounding identity, ethnicity, and migration, as well as the ethical treatment of human skeletal and mummified remains.
2021 Research: Three Women from Qilakitsoq: New life-histories of the Greenland mummies revealed through computed tomography
Collaboration with the Greenland National Museum & Archives/Nunatta Katersugaasivia Allagaateqarfialu
2019 Research: The Truth in the Teeth: Tracking child tributes through dental isotope analysis.
Undergraduate student research project (E. Blincoe) funded by the Eastern Oregon University Foundation
2018 Research: Cranial Non-Metric Trait Variation in an Early Modern Vlach Population from Croatia
Undergraduate student research project (S. Wu)
2017Research: Migration, Conversion, and the Creation of an Identity in Southeast Europe: A Biological Distance and Strontium Isotope Analysis of Ottoman Communities in Romania, Hungary, and Croatia
PhD Dissertation funded by the National Science Foundation Grant #1642007
Map of Dissertation Project Sites: Ottoman skeletal collections (1= Ottoman series from Budapest, Hungary, 2= Ottoman series from Szekszárd, Hungary, 3= Ottoman series from Timişoara, Romania, 4=Vlach/Ottoman series from Croatia) and comparative populations (E=European collections of Berg, Zalávar, and Dugopolje; A=provenience of the two Anatolian comparative series