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2010   PhD, Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
2005   MA, Classical Archaeology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
2002   MA, Anthropology, East Carolina University
1999    BA, Latin and Classical Archaeology, University of Virginia

Academic Appointments
2012-present   University of West Florida, Assistant Professor of Anthropology
2011                   Vanderbilt University, Lecturer
2003-2011        University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Adjunct Assistant Professor (2011); Graduate Teaching Fellow (2006-09); Teaching Assistant (2003-05)
2008                  SUNY Cortland, Adjunct Instructor
2002-2003       Durham Technical Community College, Adjunct Instructor

Current Research and Outreach Projects
2010-               Bioarchaeologist – Gabii Project, Rome, Italy
2011-                Principal Investigator – Roman DNA Project, Pensacola, FL
2013-                Sr Isotope Specialist – Petriplatz Project: Interdisciplinary Research into the Origin of Berlin’s First Population, Berlin, Germany
2015-               Contributing Author (Anthropology, Archaeology, and Classics) – Forbes Science
2016-              Contributing Author (Classics and Anthropology) – mental_floss

Honors and Fellowships
2011                  Manning Outstanding Dissertation Award in Anthropology, UNC Chapel Hill
2009-2010      P.E.O. Scholar Award Fellowship ($15,000 plus tuition)
2000-2002      Graduate Scholar Fellowship, East Carolina University ($20,000 plus tuition)
2001                  Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society (inducted)
1995-1999        Echols Scholar, University of Virginia

Research Grants and Fundraising
2015                    Florida Research Fellowship, UWF ($20,000)
2014                     UWF Faculty Scholarly and Creative Activity Award ($1,796)
2013                     UWF Faculty Scholarly and Creative Activity Award ($1,994)
2011                      Fundraising for the Roman DNA Project through RocketHub ($12,331)
2008-2009         Wenner-Gren Dissertation Fieldwork Grant ($6,720)
2006-2009         NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant (BCS-0622452) ($11,940)
2008                    Smith Graduate Research Grant, UNC ($750)
2007-2008         Timothy P. Mooney Fellowship, Research Labs of Archaeology, UNC ($1,200)
2006-2007         Pre-Dissertation Travel Award, Center for Global Initiatives, UNC ($1,905)


  • Killgrove K (Under contract). These Old Roman Bones: What Bioarchaeology Tells Us about Life in the Roman Empire. Popular science book under contract with Johns Hopkins University Press. Projected length: 45,000 words plus bibliography. Completion of manuscript anticipated by December 2016.
Articles and Chapters
  • Killgrove K (In press). Using skeletal remains as a proxy for Roman lifestyles: the potential and problems with osteological reconstructions of health, diet, and stature in Imperial Rome. Manuscript submitted for Diet and Nutrition in the Roman World, C. Holleran and P. Erdkamp, eds. Routledge.
  • —–. (In press). Imperialism and physiological stress in Rome and its environs (1st-3rd centuries AD). Manuscript submitted for edited volume, Bioarchaeology of Contact, Colonialism, and Imperialism, H. Klaus and M. Murphy, eds. University Press of Florida.
  • —–. (Under review). Using biological distance techniques to investigate the heterogeneous population of Imperial Rome. Manuscript under review for edited volume, The Archaeology of Circulation, Exchange, and Human Migration, D. Peterson and J. Dudgeon, eds.
  • Killgrove K and J Montgomery (2016). All roads lead to Rome: exploring human migration to the Eternal City through biochemistry of skeletons from two Imperial-era sites (1st-3rd c AD). PLos ONE 11(2): e0147585. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0147585. [PDF and HTML]
  • Meyers Emery K and —–. 2015. Bones, bodies, and blogs: Outreach and engagement in bioarchaeology.  Internet Archaeology 39. DOI: 10.11141/ia.39.5 [HTML]
  • —–. 2014. Bioarchaeology in the Roman Empire. In Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology, C. Smith, ed. Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-0465-2. [PDF]
  • —–. 2013. Bioarchaeology. In Oxford Bibliographies Online – Anthropology, J. L. Jackson, Jr., ed. Oxford University Press. [PDF]
  • —–. 2013. Biohistory of the Roman Republic: the potential of isotope analysis of human skeletal remains.  Post-Classical Archaeologies 3:41-62. [PDF]
  • —– and R Tykot. 2013.  Food for Rome: a stable isotope investigation of diet in the Imperial period (1st-3rd centuries AD). Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 32(1):28-38. DOI: 10.1016/j.jaa.2012.08.002. [PDF]
  • —–. 2010. Identifying immigrants to Imperial Rome using strontium isotope analysis. In Roman Diasporas: Archaeological Approaches to Mobility and Diversity in the Roman Empire, H. Eckardt ed. Journal of Roman Archaeology supplement 78, Chapter 9, pp. 157-174.  [PDF]
  • Montgomery J, J Evans, S Chenery, V Pashley, —–. 2010. “Gleaming, white and deadly”: lead exposure and geographic origins in the Roman period. In Roman Diasporas: Archaeological Approaches to Mobility and Diversity in the Roman Empire, H. Eckardt ed. Journal of Roman Archaeology supplement 78, Chapter 11, pp. 199-226. [PDF]
  • —–. 2010. Response to C. Bruun’s Water, oxygen isotopes and immigration to Ostia-Portus. Journal of Roman Archaeology 23:133-136. [PDF]
  • —–. 2009. Rethinking taxonomies: skeletal variation on the North Carolina coastal plain. Southeastern Archaeology 28(1):87-100. [PDF]
  • Musco S, A Caspio, P Catalano, W Pantano, and —–. 2008. Le complexe archéologique de Casal Bertone. Les Dossiers d’Archéologie 330 (Nov/Dec):32-39. [PDF]
Technical Reports and Manuals
  • Killgrove K. 2015. Osteological Report on the Area D Skeletons from Gabii.  Report to N. Terrenato, Department of Classical Studies, University of Michigan, 8 pp.
  • —–.  2012. Osteological Report on the Gabii “Lead Family”. Report to N. Terrenato, Department of Classical Studies, University of Michigan, 5 pp.
  • —–.  2012.  Human Osteology at Gabii.  Chapter contributed to Gabii Project Field Manual, edited by Jeffrey Becker, Acting Director, Gabii Project.
  • —–. 2011. Gabii Osteological Report, 2009-2010. Report to N. Terrenato, Department of Classical Studies, University of Michigan, 23 pp.
  • —–. 2008. Biodistance at the Broad Reach (31CR218) site. Report to D.L. Hutchinson, Department of Anthropology, UNC Chapel Hill, 10 pp.
  • —–. 2007. Casal Bertone Relazione. Report to P. Catalano, Anthropology Division, Soprintendenza Archeologica di Roma (Italy), 7 pp.
  • —– and Larsen CS. 2000. Human Skeletal Remains from Mission San Marcos, New Mexico. Report to D.H. Thomas, Department of Anthropology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, 24 pp.
Textbook Content (Online)
  • Killgrove K. 2015. Human Osteology Laboratory Workbook. Lulu Press.
  • —–. 2013. Chapter quizzes and  interactive questions for Our Origins, 3rd Ed., by C.S. Larsen. Online content for StudySpace and SmartWork. W.W. Norton.
  • —–. 2012. Chapter quizzes, outlines, and concept checks for Essentials of Physical Anthropology: Discovering Our Origins, 2nd Ed., by C.S. Larsen.  Online content for StudySpace.  W.W. Norton. [Read Online]
  • —–. 2011. Chapter quizzes, summaries, learning objectives, and outlines for How Humans Evolved, 6th Ed., by R. Boyd and J. Silk. Online content for StudySpace. W.W. Norton. [Read Online]
  • —–. 2010. Chapter quizzes and learning objectives for Our Origins, 2nd Ed., by C.S. Larsen. Online content for StudySpace. W.W. Norton. [Read Online]
  • —–. 2009. Chapter quizzes and metacontent for Essentials of Physical Anthropology: Discovering Our Origins by C.S. Larsen. Online content for StudySpace. W.W. Norton. [Read Online]
  • —–. 2009. Chapter quizzes, summaries, and outlines for How Humans Evolved, 5th Ed., by R. Boyd and J. Silk. Online content for StudySpace. W.W. Norton. [Read Online]
  • —–. 2008. Chapter quizzes for Our Origins: Discovering Physical Anthropology by C.S. Larsen. Online content for StudySpace. W.W. Norton. [Read Online]
Popular Press, Anthologies, Newsletters, eBooks
Book Reviews
  • Killgrove K. 2015. Review of The Body in History: Europe from the Palaeolithic to the Future, by J. Robb and O.J.T. Harris. American Anthropologist 117(4):866-7.
  • —–. 2013.  Review of Breathing New Life into the Evidence of Death: Contemporary Approaches to Bioarchaeology by A. Baadsgaard, A.T. Boutin, and J.E. Buikstra.  Historical Archaeology 47(2):143-4.
  • —–. 2012. Review of Violence, Ritual and the Wari Empire: A Social Bioarchaeology of Imperialism in the Andes, by T. Tung.  American Journal of Physical Anthropology 149(4):640-1.
  • —–.  2011.  Review of Living Through the Dead: Burial and Commemoration in the Classical World, edited by M. Carroll and J. Rempel.  Bryn Mawr Classical Review.
  • —–. 2010. Review of Iron Age and Roman Burials in Champagne, by I.M. Stead, J.-L. Flouest, and V. Rigby. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology 20(6). [PDF]
  • —–. 2010. Consultant for Bones: Dead People DO Tell Tales, by S. Latta. (Nonfiction forensic anthropology book for grade schoolers.) Enslow Publishers.
  • —–. 2009. Review of Archaeology and Landscape in Central Italy, edited by G. Lock and A. Faustoferri. Journal of the Society for the Anthropology of Europe 9(2):20-1. [PDF]
  • —–. 2008. Review of Biocultural Histories in La Florida: a Bioarchaeological Perspective, by C.M. Stojanowski. Southeastern Archaeology 27(1):152-3. [PDF]
  • —–. 2007. Review of Two Historic Cemeteries in Crawford County, Arkansas, by R.C. Mainfort and J.M. Davidson. Southeastern Archaeology 26(2):343-4. [PDF]
  • —–. 2007. Review of Hunting for Hides, by H. Lapham. Historical Archaeology, 41(2):204-5. [PDF]
  • Killgrove K. 2010. Migration and Mobility in Imperial Rome. Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina. [PDF] [Hard Copy]
  • —–. 2005. Bioarchaeology in the Roman World. M.A. Thesis, Department of Classics, University of North Carolina. [PDF] [Hard Copy]
  • —–. 2002. Defining Relationships between Native American Groups: a Biodistance Study of the North Carolina Coastal Plain. M.A. Thesis, Department of Anthropology, East Carolina University. [PDF] [Hard Copy]
  • —–. 1999. 44OR249 – South Yard of Montpelier – “The Greasy Black Stain.” B.A. Thesis, Department of Anthropology, University of Virginia.

Conference Presentations (* = invited)

  • Killgrove, K. and K. Meyers Emery. 2016. “Bring out yer dead: Engaging the public in bioarchaeology.” Abstract accepted for Executive Session “Bioarchaeologists Speak Out: Challenging the Pundits with Evidence and New Discoveries from the Past,” organized by Jane Buikstra and Debra Martin. Podium presentation to be made at the 115th annual American Anthropological Association conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Crane-Kramer, G. and K. Killgrove. 2016. Paleopathology of feasts and famines: foregrounding the interaction between humans and their environment. Podium session organized for the 43rd Annual North American Meeting of the Paleopathology Association in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Killgrove, K. 2016. Bioarchaeology, outreach, and the media. Panelist presentation in workshop “Using the media to your advantage in palaeopathology,” organized at the 43rd Annual North American Meeting of the Paleopathology Association in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Tung, T., E. Nelson, K. Killgrove, and J. Velez Vazquez**. 2016. “Osteochondritis dissecans, osteoarthritis, and enthesopathies: physical activity and microtraumas among a post-Wari population from the Peruvian Andes.” Poster presentation at the 85th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Zechini, M.*, M. Voas*, J. Holmstrom*, and K. Killgrove. 2016. “Digitizing “Roger”: Creating a Recommended Osteology Guide for eReaders [ROGeR].” Poster presentation at the 85th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Melisch, C., P. Rauxloh, N. Powers, I. Garlisch, J. Rothe, K. Killgrove, and M. Tichomirova. 2015. “Who were the first Berliners and where did they come from?” Paper presented at the 20th Annual Conference on Cultural Heritage and New Technologies in Vienna, Austria.
  • Killgrove, K. and M.E. Zechini. 2015. Giving 3D scanning a porpoise: Digitizing the zooarchaeological type collection at the University of West Florida. Poster presentation at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, April 15-19, in San Francisco, California.
  • —– and A.N. Acosta. 2015. Twerking, limericks, and 3D printing: Shaking up human osteology assignments. Poster presentation at the 84th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, March 25-29, in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • —– and S. E. Bond. 2014. Communities of foreigners in Roman cemeteries (1st-3rd c AD). Paper presented at the 79th annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, April 23-27, in Austin, TX.
  • S. E. Bond and —–. 2014. Mapping ethnicity and community in Imperial-era Roman cemeteries. Paper presented at the 115th annual meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, January 2-5, in Chicago, IL.
  • *—–.  2012.  Embodying the Empire: Reading bones to understand Roman health.  Paper presented at the conference Crossing Boundaries: Ancient History Explores Its Future, sponsored by Columbia and Cambridge Universities, December 12-13, in Cambridge, England.
  • *—–.  2012.  Heterogeneity of Health in Imperial Rome.  Paper presented at the conference Nutrition and Well-Being in the Roman World: the Evidence from Human Bones, November 9, in Rome, Italy. [Blog Post]
  • —–. 2012. Biohistory of the Roman Republic: a pilot study.  Poster presented at the Archaeological Sciences of the Americas Symposium, October 5-6, in Nashville, TN. [Blog Post] [Poster]
  • *—–.  2012.  Etched in bone: Uncovering information about immigrants to Rome.  Paper presented at the conference Moving Romans: Urbanisation, Migration, and Labour in the Roman Principate, June 1, in Leiden, Netherlands. [Abstract] [Blog Post]
  • —–.  2012.  Palaeopathology and urban decline at Imperial Gabii (Italy).  Poster presented at the 81st Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, April 11-14, in Portland, Oregon. [PDF]
  • —–.  2012.  Differential diagnosis of an unusual lower leg pathology in an Imperial Roman.  Poster presented at the 39th Annual Meeting of the Paleopathology Association, April 9-11, in Portland, Oregon. [PDF]
  • —–, R. Tykot, and J. Montgomery. 2011. Foreign women in Imperial Rome: the isotopic evidence. Paper presented in the session “Women on the move: the scientific and archaeological evidence for female mobility in the past,” at the 17th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists, September 14-18, in Oslo, Norway. [Read]
  • —–. 2011. Unsanitary urbanism? Rethinking pathology in Imperial Rome. Paper presented at the 38th Annual Meeting of the Paleopathology Association, April 12-13, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. [Read]
  • —–, J. Montgomery, and R. Tykot. 2011. Dietary differences between immigrants and locals in Imperial Rome. Poster presented at the 80th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, April 12-16, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. [Read]
  • —–. 2010. All roads lead to Rome: an Old World perspective on human circulation. Paper presented at the 109th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, November 17-21, in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • *—–. 2010. Demography, diet, and disease: implications of immigration to Imperial Rome. Paper presented at Sex, Death, and Bones: Paleodemography and Gender Differentials in the Mediterranean World at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Greece (15 March), sponsored by the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research.
  • Montgomery, J., J. Evans, S. Chenery, V. Pashley, —–, and J. Beaumont. 2010. “Gleaming, white and deadly”: the use of lead to track human exposure and geographic origins in the Roman period in Britain. Presented at the 4th International Symposium on Biomolecular Archaeology in Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • —–. 2009. What makes one Roman? Paper presented at the 74th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • —–. 2009. Rome if you want to: immigrants in the Empire. Poster presented at the 78th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists in Chicago, Illinois.
  • —–. 2008. Slums or suburbs? Health status of a population from Imperial Rome. Paper presented at the 77th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists in Columbus, Ohio.
  • —–. 2008. Transnationalism and polyethnic communities: identifying immigrants in Imperial Rome. Paper presented at the Critical Roman Archaeology Conference at the Stanford Archaeology Center in Stanford, California.
  • —–. 2008. Bodies of work: understanding the Roman lower class. Paper presented at the 109th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Perry MA and —–. 2008. Embodiment and remembrance in a mortuary context. Colloquium organized at the 109th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America in Chicago, Illinois.
  • —–. 2006. Classical bioarchaeology. Workshop chaired at the 107th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America in Montreal, Canada.
  • —–. 2004. The face of Agamemnon: Middle Helladic graves at Mycenae. Paper presented at the 7th Annual UNC – Duke Graduate Colloquium in Classics in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
  • —–. 2002. Defining relationships between Native American groups: a biodistance study of the North Carolina coastal plain. Poster presented at the 71st Annual meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists in Buffalo, New York.

Invited Public Talks

  • Killgrove, K. 2016. Diet and health in Imperial Rome: the view from skeletons and isotopes. Presented at San Diego State University, San Diego CA (5 May), sponsored by the Department of Anthropology.
  • —–. 2015. The curious case of the lead burrito: Adventures in Roman bioarchaeology. Presented as part of Pecha Kucha Night Pensacola, Vol. III (17 October), sponsored by the Florida Public Archaeology Network.
  • —–. 2015. Civic corpses: a bioarchaeological analysis of Imperial Gabii (Italy). Presented at Columbia University, New York, NY (12 March), sponsored by the Columbia University Society of Fellows.
  • —–. 2015. Living and dying at Gabii: a bioarchaeological look at the Roman suburbs. Presented at the Northwest Florida Public Library, Pensacola FL (10 February), sponsored by the Pensacola Archaeological Society.
  • —–. 2014. Bodies and bones of Imperial Rome. Presented at Ohio University, Athens OH (1 October), sponsored by the Anthropology, Classics, and World Religions Departments.
  • —–. 2014. Diet and health in Imperial Rome: the view from skeletons and isotopes. Presented at Trinity University, San Antonio TX (12 May), sponsored by the Southwest Texas Society of the Archaeological Institute of America.
  • —–. 2014. In search of the founders of Berlin. Presented in the Florida Public Archaeology Network’s Beyond Our Backyard lecture series, Pensacola FL (13 March).
  • R. Gougeon, ——, and C. Bean. 2013. “Glasses optional: Demonstrating the new wave of 3D archaeology.” Presented at the Archaeology Cafe series, Pensacola FL (19 September), sponsored by the Florida Public Archaeology Network and PBS NOVA.
  • —–. 2013. “Food and foreigners in Rome and beyond.” Presented at the Florida Public Archaeology Network’s Beyond Our Backyard series, Pensacola FL (28 March).  Presented at the University of South Alabama, Mobile AL (7 March), sponsored by the Gulf Coast Society of the Archaeological Institute of America.
  • —–. 2012.  “Invitation to an ancient dinner: Fish sauce, dormice, leaded wine, and other Roman refreshments.” Presented at the Archaeology Cafe series, Pensacola FL (17 September), sponsored by the Florida Public Archaeology Network and PBS NOVA.
  • —–. 2012.  “Approaching Roman history through science and skeletons.” Presented at Washington & Lee University, Lexington VA (7 May), sponsored by the Department of History.
  • —–.  2011.  “Scientia plebsque romana: redefining our understanding of the Imperial population.”  Presented at Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN (9 December), sponsored by the Department of Classical Studies.
  • —–.  2011.  “Synthesizing skeletons and science in the heart of the Roman Empire.”  Presented at Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro TN (9 November), sponsored by the Department of Sociology & Anthropology.
  • —–. 2011. “Rome if you want to: how skeletons reveal immigrants in the Empire.” Presented at: Davidson College, Davidson NC (26 January 2011), sponsored by the Departments of Anthropology, Chemistry, and Classics, the Central Carolinas chapter of the Archaeological Institute of America, and the McGaw Lecture Fund.
  • —–. 2010. “Who’s who in Rome? Finding and understanding migrants in Imperial Rome.” Presented at Duke University, Durham NC (14 September), sponsored by the Department of Classical Studies and the NC chapter of the Archaeological Institute of America.

Social Media and Outreach
Websites       Author – (2007-present).  828 posts, 3,100 pageviews/week average.
.                      Author – (05/2015-present). 102 posts, 3.1 million pageviews to date.
Profiles          Twitter – @DrKillgrove (4,083 followers); G+ (21,336 followers)

Press Coverage (Selected)
11 Nov 2011  “Who were the 99% of ancient Rome?” by Ed Yong for CNN
11 Nov 2011  “An archaeologist wants the story of Rome’s 99%” by Alex Knapp for Forbes
9 Nov 2012 “UWF faculty member to speak at conference in Italy” by Erin Kourkounis for the Pensacola News Journal
1 Mar 2013  “Most ancient Romans ate like animals” by Stephanie Pappas for LiveScience
9 Mar 2013  “The ancient Roman diet” interviewed by Bob McDonald for Canada’s Quirks & Quarks radio programme
10 Mar 2013 “Most Romans ate feed” by Angelika Franz for Germany’s Der Spiegel
29 June 2013 “Savage Minds Interview: Kristina Killgrove” by Ryan Anderson for Savage Minds
1 Aug 2014 “How big were Romans’ feet?” by Mary Beth Griggs for Smithsonian Magazine
13 Oct 2014 “Archaeologists use 3D printed molars of ancient citizens to point toward ‘where Berlin began’” by Bridget Butler Millsaps for
15 Oct 2014 “3D printing of Medieval teeth creates new resource for researchers” by Past Horizons
20 Jan 2015 “The 3D printed past” by Ashley Richter for Popular Archaeology

10 Feb 2016 “Imperial Rome Migrants ID’d” by Rossella Lorenzi for Discovery News

10 Feb 2016 “First Migrants to Rome ID’d by Their Teeth” by Stephanie Pappas for LiveScience and Yahoo News

Student Advising
M.A. Advisees
  • Allison Hawley (2013-15; Biological/Archaeology). Thesis: “Where the children lie: a demographic and spatial analysis of two Santa Rosa County cemeteries.”
  • Mariana Zechini (2014-; Biological). 2015 Graduate Student Research Award ($800) recipient for thesis research. 2015 Graduate Student Association award recipient for thesis research ($250).
  • Andrea Acosta Caballero (2014-; Biological). 2015 Graduate Student Research Award ($320) recipient for thesis research.
  • Evan Springer (2015-; Cultural)
  • Jane Holmstrom (2015-; Biological)
  • Kathryn Patterson (2015-; Biologica)
M.A. Committee Member

PhD Committee Member

  • USF – Ashley Maxwell (2015-; Anthropology)
  • USC – Elizabeth Wakefield (2016-; Anthropology)
Travel Grants

Winter 2012       Center for the Ancient Mediterranean, Columbia University – Cambridge, England
Fall 2012             American Academy in Rome – Rome, Italy
Summer 2012    Leiden University Institute for History – Leiden, Netherlands
Summer 2010    Gabii Project – Rome, Italy
Spring 2010        Max Planck Inst. for Demographic Research – Athens, Greece
Summer 2008    Graduate Student Opportunity Fund, UNC – Bradford, England
Summer 2005    Graduate Student Opportunity Fund, UNC – Lisbon, Portugal
Summer 2005    GPSF Research Travel Award, UNC – Rome, Italy
Summer 2004    Department of Classics, UNC – Tuscany, Italy
Summer 2003    Department of Classics, UNC – Crete, Greece
Spring 2002        Graduate Student Advisory Council, ECU – AAPA Conference
Fall 1998              Small Research/Travel Grant, UVa – BA thesis research at Montpelier

Other Professional Experience
2008                 8th Palaeopathology Short Course, Bradford, England
2007                 Archeologia Funeraria e Antropologia di Campo (Seminar), Rome, Italy
2005                 Dental Anthropology Workshop, Instituto Portugues de Arqueologia, Lisbon, Portugal
2004                 Cecina Valley Project, Field Archaeologist, Tuscany, Italy
2003                 Azoria Project, Field Archaeologist/Trench Supervisor, Crete, Greece
2001-2002       ECU Depts of Anthropology and Pathology, Forensic Assistant, Greenville NC
1999-2002       Managing Uncertainty in Cancer Studies, Social Research Assistant, UNC-CH
1998-1999       Montpelier, Archaeology Lab Assistant, Orange VA
1996                  Monticello Archaeology Field School, Charlottesville VA

Professional Service
Manuscript reviewer — American Journal of Physical Anthropology; Journal of Anthropological Archaeology; Journal of Archaeological Science; Journal of Archaeological Science – Reports; Journal of Open Archaeology Data;  International Journal of Osteoarchaeology; International Journal of Paleopathology; Journal of Field Archaeology; Journal of Roman Archaeology; Historical Archaeology; Open Archaeology; Tennessee Archaeology; Hesperia; Etruscan Studies; American School of Classical Studies at Athens Monographs; Cambridge University Press; Springer Press; Left Coast Press; University of Toronto Press, Rowman & Littlefield, Ashgate Press

Grant proposal reviewer — NSF Doctoral Disseration Improvement Grant (Archaeology Program); Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC); Collaborative Incentive Research Grant (CUNY)

Membership in Professional Organizations
American Association of Physical Anthropologists (Member: AAPA Ad-Hoc Working Group on New Media)
Archaeological Institute of America (Co-Founder: Gulf Coast Society)
Paleopathology Association
Pensacola Archaeological Society
Society for American Archaeology