Students

CURRENT STUDENTS RESEARCHING THE BIOARCHAEOLOGY OF CHILDREN

Julia Beaumont (PhD candidate at Bradford University, Supervisor Dr Janet Montgomery): Investigating Childhood using Sequential Dentine Sections

 

Flynn Fletcher-Dobson (MSc candidate at the University of Otago, supervisors Dr Siân Halcrow and Associate Professor Nancy Tayles):

Health and social change in prehistoric Southeast Asia: An analysis of the health and mortuary treatment of infants and children from the site of Ban Non Wat.

Ellen Kendall (PhD at the University of Durham, supervisors Dr. Andrew Millard and Dr. Becky Gowland): The Impact of Breastfeeding and Weaning Age on Frailty in Early Medieval English Communities.

 

 

 

 

THESES COMPLETED

 

 

ANTIONE, D. 2000. Evaluating the periodicity of incremental structures as a means of studying growth in children from past human populations.  Ph.D., UCL. United Kingdom.

 

BAUSTIAN, K.M. 2010. Health status of infants and children from the Bronze Age tomb at Tell Abraq, United Arab Emirates. M.A., University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

 

BENTLEY, A.M. 2006. Are men a lost cause: sex determination of juvenile archaeological remains and the possible variance of MTDNA copy number between juveniles and adults . MSc/Ph.D., Bournemouth University, United Kingdom.

 

BRITTON, L.R. 2009. A biocultural analysis of Nubian fetal pot burials from Askut, Sudan. M.A., University of Central Florida.

 

CARDOSO, H.F.V. 2005. Patterns of growth and development of the human skeleton and dentition in relation to environmental quality: A biocultural analysis of a sample of 20th century Portuguese subadult documented skeletons. PhD., McMaster University.

 

COPE, D.J. 2008. Bent bones: The pathological assessment of two fetal skeletons from the Dakhleh Oasis, Egypt. M.A., University of Central Florida.

 

EAST, A.L. 2008. Reproduction and prenatal care in Arizona prehistory: An examination of patterns of health in perinates and children at Grasshopper, Point of Pines, and Turkey Creek Pueblos. PhD., The University of New Mexico.

 

FLORENCE, J.L. 2007. Linear and cortical bone dimensions as indicators of health status in subadults from the Milwaukee County Poor Farm Cemetery. M.A., University of Colorado at Denver.

 

FORREST, C.L. 2010. Iroquoian infant mortality and juvenile growth 1250 to 1700 AD. PhD., University of Toronto.

 

GARCIN, V. 2009. Bioarchéologie des sujets immatures de quatre nécropoles du haut Moyen Âge européen : méthodes d'étude du développement et des interactions biologie/culture. Ph.D., University of Bordeaux, France.

 

GOSMAN, J.H. 2007. Patterns in ontogeny of human trabecular bone from Sunwatch Village in the Prehistoric Ohio Valley. PhD., The Ohio State University.

 

HALCROW, S.E. 2006. Subadult health and disease in late prehistoric mainland Southeast Asia. PhD., University of Otago.

 

HOLLAND, E.J. 2007. What about the children? Incorporating osteological, archaeological, and ethnographic data to understand Sadlermiut childhood. M.A., University of Manitoba.

 

INGVARSSON-SUNDSTROM, A.Y.R. 2003. Children lost and found: A bioarchaeological study of Middle Helladic children in Asine with a comparison to Lerna. PhD., Uppsala Universitet, Sweden.

 

KWOK, C.S. 2008. Baby bones, food, and health: Stable isotopic evidence for infant feeding practices in the Greek colony of Apollonia (5th-- 2nd centuries B.C.). M.A., Trent University.

 

MILLARD, A. Age of weaning via stable isotope analysis. Post-Doc, University of Durham, United Kingdom.

 

MERRIMAN, J.D. 2003. Fossil children: An exploration of developmental patterns found in subadult skeletons from epipaleolithic North Africa. PhD., State University of New York at Binghamton.

 

McDONELL, A.L. 2010. Maternal, infant and community health in northern Vietnam at the Neolithic - Bronze Age boundary. Honours Thesis, Australian National University.

 

NAUSE, C.L. 2010. Prevalence and timing of enamel hypoplasias in the Vagnari skeletal sample (1st - 4th centuries A.D.). M.A., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.

 

SHKRUM, S.A. 2008. The paleoepidemiology of oral health in the children from Kellis 2, Dakhleh, Egypt. M.A., University of Western Ontario.

 

STARK, R.J. 2009. A radiographic investigation of juvenile scurvy among the sub-adult remains from Stymphalos and Zaraka, Greece. M.A., University of Alberta.

 

STOUTAMIRE, S. 2007. Patterns of physiological stress in the skeletal remains of juveniles from Tumuli at Lofkend and Apollonia, Albania. M.A., University of Cincinnati.

 

THOMSON, C.C. 2011. Dental microstructures and maturation: A case study of stress during growth and development. M.A., Trent University.

 

TSANG, A. 2003. The impact of socio-economic and environmental status on metabolic and environmental indicators of stress in non-adult skeletons from two post-medieval sites in London. MSc, University of Durham, United Kingdom

 

WHEELER, S.M. 2009. Bioarchaeology of infancy and childhood at the Kellis 2 Cemetery, Dakhleh Oasis, Egypt. PhD., University of Western Ontario.

 

WILLIAMS, G.J. 2009. Survivors and non-survivors: investigating juvenile growth in catastrophic and attritional cemetery populations. MSc, University of Bradford, United Kingdom.

 

 

To include a summary of your research and/or completed theses please contact:

Stephanie Shkrum (stephanie.shkrum@anatomy.otago.ac.nz )

or Petra Verlinden (European countries) (verlinden.petra@gmail.com )

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