Student Member Profiles

Kirsten Bruce

Kirsten Bruce

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Affiliation:
University of Manitoba, Department of Anthropology
Degrees attained:
BA Honours (University of Manitoba, 2014)
Supervisor(s):
Dr. Tracey Galloway
Thesis/Research topic/title:
Health care of Northern Inuit
Research Interests:
Human biology, community and population health, medical anthropology
Michelle Cameron

Michelle Cameron

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Affiliation:
University of Cambridge, Department of Archaeology and Anthropology
Degrees attained:
MSc (University of Toronto, 2013), HBSc (University of Toronto, 2011)
Supervisor(s):
Dr. Jay Stock
Thesis/Research topic/title:
Behavioural and morphological variability among late prehistoric foragers, herders, and agriculturalists from southern Africa
Research Interests:
Bioarchaeology, behavioural ecology, bone biomechanics
Lia Casaca

Lia Casaca

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Affiliation:
McMaster University, Department of Anthropology
Degrees attained:
HBSc (University of Toronto, 2012)
Supervisor(s):
Dr. Megan Brickley
Thesis/Research topic/title:
Human osteology and taphonomy
Research Interests:
Osteology, forensics, taphonomy
Natasha Dilkie

Natasha Dilkie

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Affiliation:
Saint Mary’s University
Degrees attained:
BA (Wilfred Laurier University, 2010)
Supervisor(s):
Dr. Tanya Peckmann
Thesis/Research topic/title:
Detection of latent bloodstains under painted surfaces using alternative lighting techniques in forensic photography
Research Interests:
Forensic photography, bioarchaeology, forensic anthropology
Geneviève Maltais Lapointe

Geneviève Maltais Lapointe

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Affiliation:
University of Toronto, Department of Anthropology
Degrees attained:
MA (University of Manitoba, 2013), HBSc (University of Toronto, 2011)
Supervisor(s):
Dr. Tracy Rogers
Thesis/Research topic/title:
First Nation population and forensic facial approximation: ancestry appropriate guidelines for facial feature prediction and the success of approximated visage
Research Interests:
Forensic anthropology, craniofacial morphology, forensic facial approximation
Alison Macintosh

Alison Macintosh

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Affiliation:
University of Cambridge, Department of Archaeology and Anthropology
Degrees attained:
MA (University of Saskatchewan, 2011)
Supervisor(s):
Dr. Jay Stock
Thesis/Research topic/title:
Skeletal plasticity in response to behavioural change following the transition to agriculture in Central Europe
Research Interests:
Skeletal biomechanics and functional adaptation, human morphological variability, phenotypic plasticity
Madeleine Mant

Madeleine Mant

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Affiliation:
McMaster University, Department of Anthropology
Degrees attained:
MSc (Durham University, 2011), BA Honours (University of Alberta, 2009)
Supervisor(s):
Dr. Megan Brickley
Thesis/Research topic/title:
Broken bones and the voluntary hospitals of Georgian London
Research Interests:
Perimortem trauma, fracture healing, medical history

Chelsea Meloche

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Affiliation:
University of Windsor, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology
Degrees attained:
BA Honours (University of Windsor, 2010)
Supervisor(s):
Dr. John Albanese
Thesis/Research topic/title:
Repatriation and knowledge: an engaged anthropological approach
Research Interests:
Indigenous archaeology, repatriation politics, interdisciplinary studies

Natasha Kristine Osing

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Affiliation:
University of Edinburgh
Degrees attained:
MSc (University of Edinburgh, 2014), BA (University of British Columbia, 2013)
Supervisor(s):
Dr. Linda Fibiger
Thesis/Research topic/title:
It’s all in the choices they make: an examination of demographic features and pathological lesions of sacrificial victims from Shang Dynasty royal tombs from Anyang, China
Research Interests:
Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, human osteoarchaeology
Kaela Parker

Kaela Parker

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Affiliation:
University of Manitoba, Department of Anthropology
Degrees attained:
MA (University of Victoria, 2011), BA (University of Alberta, 2008)
Supervisor(s):
Dr. Tracey Galloway
Thesis/Research topic/title:
The effect of obesity on skeletal development and aging
Research Interests:
Skeletal biology, body mass, growth and development

Asta Rand

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Affiliation:
The Memorial University of Newfoundland, Department of Archaeology
Degrees attained:
MA (Trent University, 2012), BSc (Trent University, 2008)
Supervisor(s):
Dr. Vaughan Grimes
Thesis/Research topic/title:
Ancient Maya residential mobility: evidence from multiple isotopes
Research Interests:
Isotopic analysis, mobility, diet
Elizabeth Sawchuk

Elizabeth Sawchuk

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Affiliation:
University of Toronto, Department of Anthropology
Degrees attained:
MA (University of Alberta, 2012), BA Honours (University of Alberta, 2008)
Supervisor(s):
Dr. Susan Pfeiffer
Thesis/Research topic/title:
Social change and human population movements – dental morphology in Holocene eastern Africa
Research Interests:
Dental anthropology, biodistance, Holocene eastern Africa
Josie Vayro

Josie Vayro

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Affiliation:
University of Calgary, Department of Anthropology
Degrees attained:
MSc (Mahidol University, 2009), BES Honours (York University, 2003)
Supervisor(s):
Dr. Pascale Sicotte
Thesis/Research topic/title:
Polyandrous mating and female counterstrategies to infanticide in ursine colobus monkeys
Research Interests:
Hormones, social behavior, female mate choice