Faculty and Staff

Department of Anthropology


Kristina Killgrove

Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Education: Ph.D. Anthropology, UNC Chapel Hill; M.A. Classical Archaeology, UNC Chapel Hill; M.A. Anthropology, East Carolina University; B.A. Latin and Classical Archaeology, University of Virginia
Area: Biological anthropology 
Professional Interests: Bioarchaeology, classical archaeology, stable isotope analysis, migration and urbanism in antiquity, 3D printing, digital humanities, anthropological outreach 
Teaches: Intro to Anthropology, Intro to Biological Anthropology, Presenting Anthropology, Human Osteology, Bioarchaeology, Human Origins, Forensics in the Media, Theory & Practice in Biological Anthropology, Ancient Plagues and Peoples
External Affiliations: Ronin Institute, Research Scholar

Phone(850) 474-3287 / Office: Building 13, Room 305
Emailkillgrove@uwf.edu / kristina.killgrove@ronininstitute.org
Online ProfilesAcademia.edu / Twitter / G+ / GitHub / Full CV
Blogs: Powered by Osteons / Forbes / Mental Floss



Select Publications:

  • Killgrove, K., and R. Tykot. (Early View). Diet and collapse: a stable isotope study of Imperial-era Gabii (1st-3rd c AD). Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports special issue on Roman diets. [PDF]
  • Killgrove, K. 2017. Imperialism and physiological stress in Rome and its environs (1st-3rd centuries AD). In: Colonized Bodies, Worlds Transformed: Toward a Global Bioarchaeology of Contact and Colonialism, H. Klaus and M. Murphy, eds., Ch. 9, pp. 247-277. University Press of Florida. [PDF]
  • Melisch, C.M., I. Garlisch, B. Jungklaus, K. Killgrove, M. Nagy, N. Powers, J. Rothe, B. Teßmann, M. Tichomirowa, K. White. 2017. Auf der Suche nach den ersten Berlinern. Das internationale Forschungsproject "Medieval Space and Population." Mitteilungen der Berliner Gesellschaft für Anthropologie, Ethnologie und Urgeschichte, Bd. 37, 51-64.
  • Melisch, C.M, I. Garlisch, J. Rothe, M. Tichomirowa, K. Killgrove, and N. Powers. 2017. Medieval space and population: Internationale Forscher auf der Suche nach den ersten Berlinern. In: Archäologie in Berlin und Brandenburg 2015, Landesdenkmalamt Berlin, pp. 102-108.
  • 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 cemeteries (1st-3rd c AD). PLOS One 11(2). DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0147585 [HTML] [PDF]
  • Meyers Emery, K. and Killgrove, K. 2015. Bones, bodies, and blogs: outreach and engagement in bioarchaeology. Internet Archaeology 39. DOI: 10.11141/ia.39.5. [HTML]
  • Killgrove, K. 2014. Bioarchaeology in the Roman Empire. In Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology, C. Smith ed. Springer Reference. 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 Archaeology32(1):28-38. [PDF]

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