Research

Population Affinity:

I collaboratively work with researchers in Guatemala to understand craniofacial variation in a sample from the region. Population affinity is an important aspect of the biological profile in relation to international migration and forensic identification of human remains.

Georgian Recovery, Documentation, Identification Project (GRDIP):

I work with Dr. Meri Gonashvili (Georgian Association of Forensic Anthropology) on a humanitarian project documenting individuals interred in mass graves during Stalinist Repressions in Georgia from the 1930s. Click here to learn more…

LAMbDA Landmark and Measurement-based Data Assistant:

My colleagues at MSU and I created a pedagogical tool to study cranial landmarks on digital models. This tool is designed for all skill levels, from people learning about cranial landmarks or advanced practitioners taking cranial measurements with a digitizer or calipers. Click here to learn more…

Estimating Age from Subadult Dental Remains:

I am a researcher on a project that aims to investigate subadult aging using transition analysis and dental development. I work on data acquisition, scoring of dental radiographs, analytical aspects, and Spanish translations. Click here to learn more…