A paper co-authored by Kristen Savell, a third-year doctoral student in the Department of Anthropology, is among the first to document how evolutionary selection has shaped variation in human limbs across the globe.
Department of Anthropology News
Michael H. Logan, a professor emeritus in the Department of Anthropology, passed away Saturday, May 21. He was 74.
The Christian Science Monitor cited David Anderson, associate head of the Department of Anthropology, in a story about research findings which indicate that stone tools, mastodon bones, and mastodon dung hold clues into the lives of prehistoric humans that lived in Florida.
International and national outlets highlight a new UT decomposition study.
New UT research shows humans have different decomposition patterns than pigs and rabbits—a finding that could immediately impact court cases around the world.
Forensic Magazine featured UT’s Anthropology Research Facility–commonly known as the Body Farm–in this story about new forensic techniques that might help law enforcement solve crimes.
Dawnie Steadman, director of UT’s Forensic Anthropology Center, will be featured in National Geographic’s Faces of Death show, which airs 8:00 p.m., Sunday, April 3, on the National Geographic Channel.
Forty agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation spent this week training at UT’s Forensic Anthropology Center. Members of the media featured the agents’ excavation exercise Friday in several stories.
Vanderbilt Magazine, the flagship publication of Vanderbilt University, reported on an investigation featuring the assistance of Amy Mundorff of UT’s Forensic Anthropology Center.
David Anderson, a professor of anthropology, will present “Recent Developments in Southeastern Archaeology” during UT’s Pregame Showcase on November 7.