Select publications that are available to read online or download are listed below.  For a full publication history, see my CV.  For my Google Scholar profile, click here.  And for, see here.

Articles and Chapters

  • Killgrove, K. 2021. A century of civilization, intelligence, and white nationalism. In: A Most Interesting Problem: Darwin’s Descent at 150 Years, J. DeSilva, ed. Princeton University Press, Ch. 5.
  • Killgrove, K. 2020. Non-adult burials from Gabii: the osteological evidence. In: Elite Burial Practices and Processed of Urbanization at Gabii, Italy: The Non-Adult Tombs from Area D of the Gabii Project Excavations, M. Mogetta, ed. Journal of Roman Archaeology, Suppl. 108, 47-50.
  • Galassi, F.M., M.E. Habicht, K. Killgrove, S. De Carolis, M. Polidoro, M.F. Haeusler. 2019. The gladiator’s tears: a study of epiphora in Ancient Rome. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 30(7):1938-40.
  • Acosta, A.N., K. Killgrove, V. Moses, B. Turner. 2019. Nourishing urban development: a palaeodietary study of Archaic Gabii (6th-5th c BC). Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 27. DOI 10.1016/j.jasrep.2019.101962.
  • Killgrove, K. 2019. Situating Roman bioarchaeology between anthropology and classics. General Anthropology 26(1): 1,10-12.
  • Killgrove, K. 2018. ‘Bioarchaeology and the media: anthropology scicomm in a post-truth landscape.’ In: Bioarchaeologists Speak Out: Deep Time Perspectives on Contemporary Issues, J.E. Buikstra, ed. Springer. [PDF]
  • Killgrove, K. 2018. Bioarchaeology in the Roman Empire. In Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology 2nd Edition, C. Smith, ed. Springer. [PDF]
  • Killgrove K. 2018. Using skeletal remains as a proxy for Roman lifestyles: the potential and problems with osteological reconstructions of health, diet, and stature in Imperial Rome. In Diet and Nutrition in the Roman World, C. Holleran and P. Erdkamp, eds. Routledge. [PDF]
  • Halcrow, S., K. Killgrove, G. Robbins Schug, M. Knapp, D. Huffer, B. Arriaza, W. Jungers, J. Gunter. 2018. On engagement with anthropology: a critical evaluation of skeletal and developmental abnormalities in the Atacama preterm baby and issues of forensic and bioarchaeological research ethics. Response to Bhattacharya et al. ‘Whole-genome sequencing of Atacama skeleton shows novel mutations linked with dysplasia’. International Journal of Paleopathology 22:97-100. [PDF]
  • Killgrove, K., and R. Tykot. 2018. Diet and collapse: a stable isotope study of Imperial-era Gabii (1st-3rd c AD). Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 19:1041-1049. [PDF]
  • Killgrove K. 2017. Imperialism and physiological stress in Rome and its environs (1st-3rd centuries AD). In: Bioarchaeology of Contact, Colonialism, and Imperialism, H. Klaus and M. Murphy, eds. University Press of Florida. [PDF]
  • 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] [Altmetrics]
  • Meyers Emery, K. and K. Killgrove. 2015. Bones, bodies, and blogs: outreach and engagement in bioarchaeology. Internet Archaeology 39. DOI: 10.11141/ia.39.5.
  • Killgrove, K. 2014. Bioarchaeology in the Roman Empire. In Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology, C. Smith, ed. Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-0465-2. [PDF]
  • Killgrove, K. 2013. Bioarchaeology. In Oxford Bibliographies Online – Anthropology, J. L. Jackson, Jr., ed. Oxford University Press. [PDF]
  • Killgrove, K. 2013. Biohistory of the Roman Republic: the potential of isotope analysis of human skeletal remains.  Post-Classical Archaeologies 3:41-62. [PDF]
  • Killgrove, K., 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]
  • Killgrove, K. 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]
  • Killgrove, K. 2010. Response to C. Bruun’s Water, oxygen isotopes and immigration to Ostia-Portus. Journal of Roman Archaeology 23:133-136. [PDF]
  • Killgrove, K. 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, Killgrove, K. 2008. Le complexe archéologique de Casal Bertone. Les Dossiers d’Archéologie 330 (Nov/Dec):32-39. [PDF]
Textbook Content (Online)
  • Killgrove, K. 2015. Human Osteology Laboratory Workbook. Lulu Press. [Find Online]
  • —–. 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]
Anthologies, Newsletters, and eBooks

Book Reviews

  • Killgrove, K. 2018. Review of New Developments in the Bioarchaeology of Care, edited by L. Tilley and A. Schrenk. American Antiquity 83(2):360-1. [PDF]
  • —–. 2017. Review of The Bioarchaeology of Classical Kamarina: Life and Death in Greek Sicily, by C.L. Sulosky Weaver. American Journal of Archaeology 121.3. [PDF]
  • —–. 2017. Review of Academics Going Public: How to Write and Speak Beyond Academe, edited by M. Gasman. Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement 21(2):219-221. [PDF]
  • —–. 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. [PDF]
  • —–. 2013.  Review of Breathing New Life into the Evidence of Death: Contemporary Approaches to Bioarchaeology by A. Baadsgaard, A.T. Boudin, and J.E. Buikstra.  Historical Archaeology 47(2):143-4. [PDF]
  • —–. 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. [PDF]
  • —–.  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]
  • —–. 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]

Data Sets

  • 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]

Scholarly/Public Intellectual Writing and Outreach