- University of West FloridaAssistant Professor, 2012 - present
- ForbesContributor, 2015Blogging as part of the Forbes Science team: http://www.forbes.com/sites/kristinakillgrove/
Roman Bioarchaeology Carnival LXXVI ~ Powered By Osteons
28 October. Tomba Etrusca a Città della Pieve, Due Grandi Sarcofagi e Due Urne Cinerarie (Tutto Oggi). Two Etruscan sarcophagi and two urns
Who needs an osteologist? (Installment 33) ~ Powered By Osteons
Admirably, they attempted to get the skeleton into the same position as the kid. But of course that's not a kid's skeleton. There are no epi
Who needs an osteologist? (Installment 31) ~ Powered By Osteons
The scapulae are flipped. The right clavicle is on the right, but it looks like the sternal end is lateral. The left ulna is upside down. Th
Roman Bioarchaeology Carnival LXXV ~ Powered By Osteons
29 September - New scans reveal how victims of ancient Pompeii eruption lived (Washington Post). If I manage to get proper access to the pho
Roman Bioarchaeology Carnival LXXIV ~ Powered By Osteons
Welp, seems like summer vacation, plus Forbes blogging, plus the beginning of the fall academic semester collided and made it impossible for
Teaching a Graduate "Un-Seminar" in Biological Anthropology ~ Powered By...
This semester, I am leading our core graduate seminar in biological anthropology, which I'm calling Theory and Practice in Biological Anthro
BioAnth #TBT - Intro to Biological Anthropology Syllabus from 1990 ~ Pow...
I got all new cabinets and furniture for my osteology teaching classroom this semester, and in helping me go through the room to dump old st
The Bones Of Napoleon's Soldiers - In Photos: How Ancient Bones Helped U...
Thousands of of Napoleon's soldiers, who perished during the army's 1812 retreat from Moscow, were buried in mass graves in Vilnius, Lithuan
This fortnight at Forbes: Icelandic and Viking families, sacrificed babi...
Just four posts from me over the last two weeks, as I was on vacation in Iceland and am now gearing up for classes to start. Syllabi don't w
This week at Forbes: Tarim mummies, Synagogue mosaics, 'Diggers' returns...
DNA Reveals These Red-Haired Chinese Mummies Come from Europe and Asia. I was a bit surprised how well this article did, since the Tarim mum
This week at Forbes: Ottoman mass grave, structural violence, cremains b...
The post title lies somewhat: these are links over the last two weeks, not one. I've been slacking off of blogging in order to finish up thr
Thesis Research on Archaeo Blogging Needs Your Input! ~ Powered By Osteons
Fleur Schinning, a master's student at Leiden University, is doing her thesis research on methods of communicating archaeology and making it
This week at Forbes: Scurvy at Trump SoHo, Pot Polish in Canada, and Peg...
Children in Manhattan Got Scurvy and Rickets, 19th Century Skeletons Reveal. Here I covered the latest article by Meredith Ellis, whose work
The Real Paleo Diet Included Plants And Not Just Meat
Palaeoanthropologists studying the plaque on three Palaeolithic teeth discovered the first clear evidence that the real "paleo diet" include
How I dissected a T. rex (it took chainsaws, feathers and lots of latex)
I dissected a Tyrannosaurus rex in front of television cameras.
This week at Forbes: Castration consternation and an astonishing amputat...
On offer this week are two posts that have both done pretty well in terms of reader interest: Castration affected skeleton of famous opera s
This week at Forbes: Titicaca trepanation, hominin homicide, and 3D prin...
Brutal brawls and cranial surgery discovered on ancient skeletons from Late Titicaca. My friend Sara Juengst wrote a couple of great article
Who needs an osteologist? (Installment 27) ~ Powered By Osteons
I'm going to quote the inestimable Alison Atkin here, commenting on the headline "Church stunned as child's bones are dug up." She says, "Mi
Who needs an osteologist? (Installment 26) ~ Powered By Osteons
Who needs an osteologist? (Installment 26). 5/20/2015 Kristina Killgrove No comments. For their 206th episode, the Bones folks put out a vid