Entrance Year 2011

Alicia Grosso

B.S. in Applied Forensic Science with concentrations in Forensic Anthropology and Criminalistics/Forensic Biology, Mercyhurst College (Erie, PA, USA)

Research Interests: Fragmentary osteology, skeletal trauma analysis, commingled remains, vertebrate osteology, pathology, and mass disaster recovery

Ani Hatza


B.A. Anthropology and Political Science, Bryn Mawr College (Bryn Mawr, PA, USA)

Research Interests: Human rights, jurisprudence of forensic anthropology, ancestral classification of individuals of Middle Eastern descent, trauma analysis, forensic archaeology, ethics in forensic anthropology

Diana L. Messer


B.S. Anthropology, Concentration: Biological Anthropology, Southern Connecticut State University (New Haven, CT, USA)
Research Interests: Forensic archaeology, Andean bioarchaeology, human rights, skeletal trauma analysis, forensic taphonomy, paleopathology, human variation

Ellen E. Powell

B.A. Anthropology with a concentration in Physical Anthropology. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (Urbana, IL, USA)
Research Interests: Growth and development, trauma analysis, histology, human and comparative osteology, taphonomy

Madeline Roth

B.A. Anthropology - University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT, USA)
Research Interests: Taphonomy, osteology, comparative anatomy and geographic information systems (GIS)

Amy Stromquist

B.A. Anthropology, B.S. Biology – Saint Mary's University (Halifax, NS, Canada)
Research Interests: Comparative anatomy, trauma, taphonomy, human rights

Taylor Yuzwa

BS Chemistry, BA Anthropology, Forensic concentration in both (Missoula, MT, USA)
Research Interests: human variation, repatriation, skeletal preservation, molecular chemistry of bone trauma and taphonomy