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Publications/Presentations

2013 Publications and Presentations

Wescott DJ. Biomechanics of bone trauma. In P. Saukko and J Siegel (eds.) Encyclopedia of Forensic Sciences, 2nd edition. New York: Elsevier 2013.
Wescott DJ. The relationship between bone shape and terrestrial mobility patterns. In K Carlson and D Marchi (eds.), Mobility: Interpreting Behavior from Skeletal Adaptations and Envirnomental Interactions, forthcoming
Harrington KI, Wescott DJ. Secular change in the knee joint and the effects of obesity. Am J Phys Anthropol 150(S56):142-143.
Wescott DJ, Cunningham DL. Temporal changes in Arikara femoral torsion. Am J Phys Anthropol 150(S56):289.
Wescott DJ, Hamilton MD, Spradley MK, Mavroudas S, Sears AM, Tomberlin JK, Pharr LR. Regional factors in Central Texas affecting postmortem decomposition. Proc Am Acad Forensic Sci 19:460-461.
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2012 Publications & Presentations

Anderson M, Anderson DT, Wescott DJ, Keller JM. Multi-factorial estimation of skeletal age-at-death using the Sugeno fuzzy integral. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences; 2012;18:forthcoming. American Academy of Forensic Sciences. Atlanta, GA, Feb 20-25.
Figueroa-Soto C. Sexual dimorphism: a comparison of migrant and non-migrant Mexican populations. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 2012;forthcoming. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Portland, OR, Apr 11-14.
Hamilton MD, Spradley MK. Purported drug cartel used of vultures as a method for body disposal. Journal of Forensic Identification, forthcoming.
Mavroudas SR, Wescott DJ, Spradley K, Hamilton MD, Stull KE. The Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State University. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 2012;18:forthcoming. American Academy of Forensic Sciences. Atlanta, GA, Feb 20-25.
Spradley MK. Ancestry estimation from the postcranial skeleton. In Berg G and Ta’ala S, editors. Biological Affinity in Forensic Identification of Human Skeletal Remains: Beyond Black and White, forthcoming
Spradley MK, Weisensee KE. Why do forensic anthropologists estimate ancestry and why is it so controversial? In Tersigni-Tarrant M and Shirley N, editors. Forensic Anthropology: An Introduction, forthcoming
Wescott DJ and Drew J. Effect of obesity on the accuracy of age-at-death indicators of the pelvis. . Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences; 18:forthcoming. American Academy of Forensic Sciences. Atlanta, GA, Feb 20-25.
Wescott DJ and Zephro L. Secular change in the femur. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 2012;forthcoming. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Portland, OR, Apr 11-14.

2011 Publications & Presentations

Anderson DT, Anderson M, Keller JM, and Wescott DJ. Linguistic description of adult skeletal age-at-death estimation from fuzzy integral acquired fuzzy sets. IEEE International Congress on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE), 2011: 2274-2281 (DOI 10.1109/FUZZY.2011.6007421).
 
Cho M, Lankford DM and Wescott DJ. Exploring the relationship between college students’ epistemic beliefs and nature of science. Evolution: Education and Outreach 2011;4:313-322 (DOI 10.1007/s12052-011-0324-7).
 
Figueroa-Soto C. Variation in sexual dimorphism between migrant and non-migrant groups. Texas Association of Biological Anthropologists, 2011.
Figueroa-Soto C. Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State University. Segundo Seminario Internacional de Anthropologia Forense at UNAM. 2011, Mexico City, Mexico.
Hamilton MD, Spradley MK. Purported durg cartel use of vultures as a method for body disposal. Journal of Forensic Identification 2011;61:425-429.
Hefner JT, Spradley MK, and Anderson BE. Ancestry assessment using random forest modeling. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 2011; 17:252-253. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Chicago, IL.
Knobbe SE, Temple DH, Wescott DJ. Cross-sectional geometry of prehistoric Late/Final Jomon period foragers in comparative context. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 2011;144(S52):189. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Minneapolis, MN.
Parks CL. A study of the human decomposition sequence in central Texas. Journal of Forensic Sciences 56:19-22.
Shattuck RE. Peri-mortem fracture patterns in south-central Texas: a preliminary investigation into the peri-mortem interval. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 2011;17:330. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Chicago, IL.
Spradley MK, Jantz RL. Sex estimation in forensic anthropology: skull vs. postcranial elements. Journal of Forensic Sciences 2011;56:289-296.
Spradley MK, Jantz RL, Robinson A, Peccerelli F. Demographic change and forensic identification: problems in metric identification of Hispanic skeletons. Journal of Forensic Sciences 2011;53:21-28.
Wescott DJ. Review of Age Estimation of the Human Skeleton. American Journal of Human Biology 2011;23:728.
 
Wescott DJ. Review of Handbook of Forensic Anthropology and Archaeology. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 2011;145:333-334 (DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.21497).
 
Wedel VL, Wescott DJ. Detecting a historical epidemic using dental cementum increment analysis. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 2011;144(S52):308. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Minneapolis, MN.

2010 Publications & Presentations

Anderson M, Anderson D, Wescott DJ. Estimation of adult skeletal age-at-death using the Sugeno Fuzzy Integral. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 2010;142:30-41.
Child S, Wescott DJ. Detecting individuals with reduced mobility using femoral morphology. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 2010;16:373. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Seattle, WA.
Drew JL, Wescott DJ. Sexual dimorphism in auricular medial projection and postauricular sulcus morphology. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 2010;142(S49):75-76. American Association of Physial Anthropologists, Albuquerque, NM.
Graves R, Lupo A, McCarthy, Wescott DJ, Cunningham DL. Just how strapping was the Nariokotome Boy? Journal of Human Evolution 2010;59"542-554.
Graves RR, McCarthy RC, Lupo AC, Wescott DJ, Cunningham DL. New estimations of stature and body mass for KNM-WT 15000. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 2010;142(S49):106-107. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Albuquerque, NM.
McKeown AH, Wescott DJ. Sex and ancestry estimation from landmarks of the cranial base. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 2010;16:375. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Seattle, WA.
Tise ML, Spradley MK. Postcranial sex estimation of individuals considered hispanic. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 2010;142(S49): American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Albuquerque, NM.
Wescott DJ. Ancient nomads of the Eurasian and North American grasslands. Great Plains Research 2010;20:140.
Wescott DJ, Brinsko K, Golda SL, Nichols J, Spigelman M, Stewart B, Streeter M, Tykot RH, Zamstein L. A Fisk patent metalic burial case from western Missouri: an interdisciplinary and comprehensive effort to reconstruct the history of an early settler from Lexinton, Missouri. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences 2010;2"283-305.
Weiberg DAM, Wescott DJ. Interpretation and confirmation of patterned clothing stains observed on both tibiae. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 2010;16:338. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Seattle, WA.
Weisensee KE, Spradley MK. Exploring the relationship between craniofacial morphology and cause of death in the modern Portuguese using three dimensional geometric morphometrics. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 2010;142(S49): American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Albuquerque, NM.

2009 Publications & Presentations

Cunningham DL, Wescott DJ. Still more "fancy" and "myth" than "fact" in students' conception of evolution. Evolution: Education and Outreach 2009;2:505-517.

Hamilton MD, Melbye J. Going green: environmentally sound practices in human decomposition research and laboratory settings. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 2009;15:356-357. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Denver, CO.

Melbye J. Creating an open-air forensic anthropology human decomposition research facility. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 2009;15:302-303. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Denver, CO.

Spradley MK, Anderson BA. Hispanic affiliation definitions, assumptions, and biological reality. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 2009;15:361. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Denver, CO.

Wescott DJ. Approaches and trends in forensic anthropology. Journal Minerva Medicolegale 2009;129:155-164.

2008 Publications & Presentations

Giroux CL, Wescott DL. Stature estimation based on dimensions of the bony pelvis and proximal femur. Journal of Forensic Sciences 2008;53"65-68.
 
Konigsberg LW, Herrmann NP, Wescott DJ, Kimmerle EM. Estimation and evidence in forensic anthropology. Journal of Forensic Sciences 2008;53:541-557.
 
Wescott DJ. Biomechanical analysis of humeral and femoral structural variation in the Great Plains. Plains Anthropologist 2008;53:333-355.
 
Wescott DJ, Srikanta D. Assessing ancestry using femur subtrochanteric shape revisited: testing the assumptions of the Gilbert and Gill method. Journal of Comparative Human Biology HOMO 2008;59:347-363.
 
Wieberg DAM, Wescott DJ. Estimating the timing of long bone fractures: correlation between the postmortem interval, bone moisture content and blunt force trauma fracture characteristics. Journal of Forensic Sciences 2008;53:1028-1034.