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  • Professional Presentations

    Hamilton Group

    1. Goots A, Meckel LA, Gleiber DS, Ayala Bas A, 2017, Skeletal stress markers in undocumented border crossers: a comparative approach. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 162(S64):198. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, New Orleans, LA.
    2. McClain BS, Hamilton MD, 2017, Methodological comparison of the macroscopic vs. radiographic assessment of cranial porosities within the Texas State University Donated Skeletal Collection. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 162(S64):281. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, New Orleans, LA.
    3. Pyle JA, Siegert CC, Hamilton MD, 2017, Paleopathological assessment of health and social status in a Texas Gulf Coast Plains population. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 162(S64):322. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, New Orleans, LA.
    4. Siegert CC, Koenig CW, Castaneda AM, Black SL, Hamilton MD, Meckel LA, Gleiver DS, Mavroudas SR, 2017, Horse Trail Shelter (41VV166): understanding subsistence and lifeways in the Lower Pecos Canyonland of Texas during the Late Prehistoric using a novel SfM approach to osteological data collection. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 162(S64):359. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, New Orleans, LA.

    Herrmann Group

    1. Belanich, JR, Jordon HR, Zuckerman MK, Herrmann NP, Miller S, Rosch J, 2017, Microbiome composition of dental calculus recovered from institutionalized individuals from the Mississippi State Asylum, Jackson MS. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 162(S64):116. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, New Orleans, LA.
    2. Davenport, ML, Zuckerman MK, Herrmann NP, Murphy M, 2017, Pellagra mortality in the historic Mississippi State Asylum: an investigation and comparison of skeletal data and institutional records. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 162(S64):158. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, New Orleans, LA.
    3. Herrmann NP, Davenport ML, Plemons AM, Harley GL, Shaefer AD, Zuckerman MK, 2017, Historical bioarchaeology of DVI: data integration of the Mississippi State Asylum burial sample and archival records. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 162(S64):215. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, New Orleans, LA.
    4. Plemons AM, Davenport ML, Herrmann NP, 2017, Historic and skeletal mortality of the Mississippi State Asylum. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 162(S64):317. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, New Orleans, LA.
    5. Warner MM, Plemons AM, Herrmann NP, Regan LA, 2017, Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 23:212, American Academy of Forensic Sciences, New Orleans, LA.

    Spradley Group

    1. Clemmons CMJ, Spradley MK, Wescott DJ, 2017, Estimating ancestry in undocumented migrants along the South Texas border using dental morphological traits: a test of Edgar’s method. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 162(S64):146. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, New Orleans, LA.
    2. Gocha TP, Murach MM, Agnew AM. 2017, Cortical thickness as a supplement to osteon population density to estimate age at death. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 162(S64):196. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, New Orleans, LA.
    3. Hauther KA, McKeown AH, Snow M, Spradley MK, 2017, Explaining distinct crania from Colonial Delaware using craniometric and genetic analyses. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 162(S64):212. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, New Orleans, LA.
    4. McDaneld CP, Gocha TP, Siegert CC, Strand RM, Baker LE, Spradley MK, 2017, Understanding the degree of craniometric variation in South Texas migrants. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 162(S64):281. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, New Orleans, LA.
    5. Clemmons CMJ, Yukyi N, Spradley MK, 2017, The accuracy of estimating ancestry in undocumented migrants along the south Texas border using dental morphological traits: a comparison to craniometrics. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 23:198, American Academy of Forensic Sciences, New Orleans, LA.
    6. Gocha TP, Spradley MK, Strand R, Anderson BE, Lusiardo A, 2017, The role of the anthropologist in the identification and repatriation of deceased migrants along the United States-Mexico border. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 23:272, American Academy of Forensic Sciences, New Orleans, LA.
    7. Ingvoldstad ME, Gocha TP, Crowder C, Dominguez VM, 2017, Examining the effect of region of interest (ROI) size on the ability to accurately estimate age at death from osteon population density (OPD). Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 23:177, American Academy of Forensic Sciences, New Orleans, LA.
    8. Kovic CM, Doretti M, Spradley MK, Canales E, Miranker M, Daniell R, Strand R, Gocha TP, Reineke RC, Halstead C, 2017, The Forensic Border Coalition (FBC): collaboration in forensic sciences, human rights, and public policy. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 23:270, American Academy of Forensic Sciences, New Orleans, LA.
    9. Spradley MK, Doretti M, Kovic CM, Miranker M, Daniell R, Gocha TP, Strand R, Giordano A, 2017, Searching for the unidentified in South Texas: the Forensic Border Coalition (FBC) cemetery survey project. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 23:268, American Academy of Forensic Sciences, New Orleans, LA.

    Wescott Group

    1. Glieber DS, Wescott DJ, 2017, The effect of mobility impairment on femoral trabecular and cortical bone structure. Tomography for Scientific Advancement (ToScA) North America, June 7.
    2. Cunningham DL, Wescott DJ, Gleiber DS, Christensen AM, Smith MA, 2017, The use of industrial CT in forensic anthropology. Tomography for Scientific Advancement (ToScA) North America, June 7.
    3. Glieber DS, Cunningham DL, Skipper CE, Wescott DJ, 2017, Variation in the trabecular structure of the proximal tibia between obese and non-obese individuals. Tomography for Scientific Advancement (ToScA) North America, June 7.
    4. Garza SL, Wescott DJ, 2017, Seasonal differences in accumulated degree-days on the rate of human decomposition. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 162(S64):191. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, New Orleans, LA.
    5. Glieber DS, Wescott DJ, 2017, The effect of mobility impairment on femoral trabecular and cortical bone structure. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 162(S64):195. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, New Orleans, LA.
    6. Meckel LA, Wescott DJ, 2017, The utility of dental cementum increment analysis for estimating season-of-death in naturally decomposed skeletons. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 162(S64):285. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, New Orleans, LA.
    7. Wescott DJ, Mavroudas SR, 2017, Obesity affects the accuracy and precision of age at death estimations based on the pelvic joints. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 162(S64):406. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, New Orleans, LA.
    8. Bytheway JA, Miller N, Steadman D, Sauerweins K, Wescott DJ, Clemmons CMI, Gleiber DS, McDaneld MP, Meckel LA, 2017, Validation of TBS/ADD equation at 100, 300, 500, and 1000 ADD on 30 human subjects with known PMI from three human decomposition facilities Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 23:248, American Academy of Forensic Sciences, New Orleans, LA.
    9. Christensen AM, Smith MA, Cunningham DL, Wescott DJ, Gleiber DS, 2017, The use of industrial CT in forensic anthropology. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 23:216, American Academy of Forensic Sciences, New Orleans, LA.
    10. Gleiber DS, Meckel MA, Siegert CC, McDaneld CP, Pyle JA, Wescott DJ, 2017, Accumulated decomposition score (ADS): an alternative method to TBS for quantifying gross morphological changes associated with decomposition. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 23:206, American Academy of Forensic Sciences, New Orleans, LA.
    11. Gordon G, Saul T, Steadman D, Knudson K, Wescott DJ, 2017, Preservation of hair stable isotope signature during freezing. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 23:700, American Academy of Forensic Sciences, New Orleans, LA.
    12. Lewis KN, Wescott DJ, Robinson EJ, Buell J, Josephs M, 2017, Mapping surface scatter of scavenged human remains using drone aerial photography. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 23:211, American Academy of Forensic Sciences, New Orleans, LA.
    13. Meckel LA, Wescott DJ, 2017, The utility of dental cementum increment analysis for estimating season-of-death in naturally decomposed skeletons. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 162(S64):285, New Orleans, LA.

      Published, in Press, or Under Review

    Hamilton Group

    1. Fancher JP, Aitkenhead-Peterson JA, Farris T, Mix K, Schwab AP, Wescott DJ, and Hamilton MD, 2017, An evaluation of soil chemistry in human cadaver decomposition islands: potential for estimating postmortem interval (PMI). Forensic Science International 279:130-139.

    Herrmann Group

    1. Warner, MM, Plemons AM, Herrmann NP, Regan LA. n.d. Refining stable oxygen and hydrogen isoscapes for the identification of human remains in Mississippi. Journal of Forensic Sciences https://doi.org/10.1111/1556-4029.13575
    2. Mahfouz MR, Mustafa A, Fatah EEA, Herrmann NP, Langley NR. 2017. Computerized reconstruction of fragmentary skeletal remains. Forensic Science International 275:212-22

    Spradley Group

    1. *Spradley MK, Stull KE, 2017, Advances in morphometrics for sex and ancestry. In Latham K, Bartlink E, and Finnegan M (eds). New Perspective in Forensic Human Skeletal Identification. Wiley.
    2. Giordano A, Spradley MK, 2017, Migrant deaths at the Arizona-Mexico border: spatial trends of a mass disaster. Forensic Science International.
    3. Herrera B, Peart D, Hernandez N, Spradley MK, Hubbe M, 2017, Morphological variation among Late Holocene Mexicans: implications for discussion about the human occupation of the Americas. American journal of Physical Anthropology 163(1):75-84
    4. *Spradley MK, 2016, Biological distance, migrants, and reference group selection in forensic anthropology. In: Hefner JF, Pilloud M (eds.) Biological Distance Analysis: Forensic and Bioarchaeological Perspectives. New York: Elsevier, pp
    5. Stout, SD, Gocha TP, Cole ME, Agnew AM, in press, Bone Histology. In: Jackson JL, Jr. (ed.) Oxford Bibliographies in Anthropology. Oxford University Press.
    6. Hefner, JT, Spatola BF, Gocha TP, Passalacqua NV, in press, Beyond taphonomy: craniometric variation within anatomical materials. Journal of Forensic Sciences.

    Wescott Group

    1. Christensen AM, Smith MA, Gleiber DS, Cunningham DL, Wescott DJ, in press, The use of industrial and alternative CT technologies in forensic anthropology. Forensic Anthropology.
    2. Meckel LA, McDaneld C, Wescott DJ, in press, White-tailed deer as a taphonomic agent: photographic evidence of a white-tailed deer gnawing on human bone. Journal of Forensic Sciences.
    3. *Wescott DJ, 2017, The forensic anthropologist as broker for interdisciplinary taphonomic theory. In: CC Boyd DC Boyd (eds.). Forensic Anthropology: Theoretical Framework and Scientific Basis. Wiley.
    4. *Wescott DJ, Rockhold Zephro L, 2016, Secular change in femur diaphyseal biomechanical properties of American whites. Human Biology 88(1):38-46 [invited].
    5. Thomas TB, Finley S, Wilkinson JE, Wescott DJ, Gorski A, Javan G, 2017, Postmortem microbial communities in burial soil layers of skeletonized humans. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine 49:43-49.
  • Professional Presentations

    Hamilton Group

    1. Siegert CC, Spradley MK, Goots A, Hamilton MD. (2016) Craniometric analysis of unaffiliated Native American remains from Texas. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Atlanta GA. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 159:291.
    2. McClain BS, Hamilton MD, Spradley MK (2016). Indicators of stress within modern undocumented border crossers along the south Texas border. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Atlanta, GA. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 159:224.

    Herrmann Group

    1. Davenport ML, Herrmann NP, Zuccerman MK, Murphy M. (2016). Pellagra in the Mississippi State Asylum: an examination of differential survivorship. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Atlanta, GA. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 159:126-126.
    2. Belanich JR, Zuckerman MK, Jordan HR, Herrmann NP, Rosch JW. (2016). The reconstruction and analysis of oral microbiome composition using dental calculus from the Mississippi State Asylum (1855-1935), Jackson, MS. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Atlanta, GA. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 159:91-91.
    3. Herrmann NP, Pilide D, Violaris Y. (2016). Omolyites tombs of Hellenistic to Roman period Cyprus. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Atlanta, GA. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 159:173-173.
    4. Zaleski SM, Herrmann NP. Subsistence and mobility at Morton Shell Mound (16IB3): analysis of femoral cross-sectional properties. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Atlanta, GA. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 159:343-343.
    5. Plemmons AM, Herrmann NP, Harris EF. (2016). A multiple classifier system approach to determining ancestry of fragmentary remains, a preliminary study. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Las Vegas, NV. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 22:76-77.
    6. Kamnikar KR, Herrmann NP, Guyomarc’h PMM, Zuckerman MK. (2016). Estimating age in juvenile crania using cranial vault thickness. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Las Vegas, NV. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 22:165.

    Mavroudas Group

    1. Mavroudas SR (2016). The Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State and associated Texas State University Donated Skeletal Collection. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Atlanta, GA. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 159:222.
    2. Meckel LA, Mavroudas SR, Dominguez V, Spradley MK (2016). Bone histology sampling sites for the identification of undocumented border crossers along the United States. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Las Vegas, NV. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 22:154.

    Spradley Group

    1. Spradley MK, Hefner JT (2016). Using non-metric traits to estimate ancestry in the 21st century. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Atlanta, GA. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 159:299.
    2. Ayala Bas A, Spradley MK (2016). Nutrition and proportionality: a study of undocumented migrants from the Texas-Mexico border. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Atlanta, GA. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 159:84.
    3. Pyle J, Spradley MK. (2016). Understanding skeletal decomposition through physical changes caused by bone weathering. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Atlanta, GA. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 159:258.
    4. Goots A, Spradley MK, Duecker H (2016). Cranial base height as an indicator of developmental stress in native Mexican and American-born Mexican populations. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Atlanta, GA. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 159:158.
    5. Fancher JP, Spradley MK, Duecker HA, Skipper CE, McClain BS, Isaacks ME, McDaneld CP, Mavroudas SR, Goots AC, Ayala Bas AD (2016). The anthropology of forensic identification in Texas. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Atlanta, GA. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 159:141.
    6. Gocha TP, Dominguez VM, Agnew AM (2016). Spatial patterning (or lack thereof) in osteon population density in the human rib. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Atlanta, GA. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 159:156.
    7. Dzubak AR, Gocha TP, Kolatorowicz A (2016). Observer error in digitizing endobasicranial coordinate landmarks. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Atlanta, GA. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 159:134
    8. Dominguez VM, Gocha TP, Agnew AM (2016). Diffuse endosteal bone formation resulting from metastatic bone cancer: a histological case study. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Atlanta, GA. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 159:
    9. Ousley S, Jantz RL, Langley N, Spadley MK, Dudzik B (2016). Thirty years of the Forensic Data Bank and Data Collection Procedures (DCP) 2.0: continuity and transformation. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Las Vegas, NV. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 22:157.
    10. Spradley, MK, Reineke R, Doretti M, Anderson B (2016). Death along the U.S.-Mexico border: a comparative view of policy and practice in Arizona and Texas. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Las Vegas, NV. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 22:46.
    11. Gocha TP, Stout SD, Agnew AM. (2016). Examining the accuracy of age estimates from new histological sampling strategies at the femoral midshaft. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Las Vegas, NV. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 22:135.

    Wescott Group

    1. Gleiber D, Skipper CE, Cunningham DL, Wescott DJ (2016). Variation in the trabecular structure of the proximal tibia between obese and non-obese females. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Atlanta, GA. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 159(S62):155-156.
    2. Lewman JR, Veltri MF, Cunningham DL, Wescott DJ (2016). The effects of obesity and diabetes on diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Undergraduate Research Symposium, Atlanta, GA. April 13.
    3. Veltri MF, Lewman JR, Cunningham DL, Wescott DJ (2016). New approaches to measuring diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Undergraduate Research Symposium, Atlanta, GA. April 13.
    4. Skipper CE, Wescott DJ (2016). Analyzing the biological relatedness of individuals from a late 1800s Missouri cemetery. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Atlanta, GA. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 159(S62):293.
    5. McDaneld CP, Wescott DJ (2016). The effect of plastic tarps on the rate of human decomposition during the spring/summer in central Texas. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Las Vegas, NV. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 22:61.
    6. Wescott DJ (2016). Sexual dimorphism in auricular surface projection and post-auricular sulcus morphology: demonstration of method. Society of Forensic Anthropologists, Las Vegas, NV. February 2016.
    7. Wescott DJ, Meckel LA, McDaneld CP, Mavroudas SR, Spradley MK (2016). White-tailed deer as a taphonomic agent: photographic documentation of white-tailed deer gnawing on human bone. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Las Vegas, NV. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 22:109.
    8. Isaacks M, Wescott DJ (2016). The use of near-infrared remote sensing in the detection of clandestine human remains. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Las Vegas, NV. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 22:127.
    9. McClain BS, Skipper CE, Isaacks M, Wescott DJ (2016). A reassessment of Walker cranial non-Ametric sexing traits on undocumented border crossers along the south Texas border. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Las Vegas, NV. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 22:152.
    10. Bates LN, Wescott DJ (2016). Not all degree days are equal in the rate of decomposition: the effect of season of death on the relationship between gross postmortem decomposition and accumulated degree days. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Las Vegas, NV. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 22:178.
    11. Zeller S, Sinha S, Pineda G, Brown H, Wescott DJ, Cruz TD (2016). Utility of InnoTyperTM21 in analysis of degraded human DNA recovered from maggot crop contents. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Las Vegas, NV. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 22:347.
    12. Gleiber D, Skipper CE, Cunningham DL, Wescott DJ (2015). Variation in the trabecular structure of the proximal tibia between obese and non-obese females. Seventh Annual International Research Conference for Graduate Students, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX. November 17.
    13. Skipper CE, McClain BS, Isaacks M, Wescott DJ (2015). Testing the applicability of Walker (2008) cranial nonmetric sexing traits on undocumented border crossers along the South Texas border. Seventh Annual International Research Conference for Graduate Students, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX. November 17.
    14. Skipper CE, Wescott DJ (2015). Analyzing the biological relatedness of individuals from a mid to late 1800s Missouri cemetery. Texas Biological Anthropological Association, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, October 24.

    Published, in Press, or Under Review

    Herrmann Group

    1. Herrmann NP, Plemons AM, Harris EF (2016). Estimating ancestry of fragmentary remains via multiple classifier systems: a study of the Mississippi State Asylum Skeletal Asemblage. In: Hefner JF, Pilloud M (eds.) Biological Distance Analysis: Forensic and Bioarchaeological Perspectives. New York: Elsevier, pp 285-299.
    2. Herrmann NP (2016). Book review: Archaeodiet in the Greek world: dietary reconstruction from stable isotope analysis. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 160:740-741.

    Spradley Group

    1. Spradley MK. (in press) Ancestry estimation: the importance, the history, and the practice. In: Tersigini-Tarrant M, Shirley N (eds.) Forensic Anthropology: An Introduction, 2nd Edition. CRC Press.
    2. Spradley MK. (2016). Biological distance, migrants, and reference group selection in forensic anthropology. In: Hefner JF, Pilloud M (eds.) Biological Distance Analysis: Forensic and Bioarchaeological Perspectives. New York: Elsevier, pp
    3. *Spradley MK, Jantz RL (2016). Ancestry estimation in forensic anthropology: geometric morphometric vs traditional and non-traditional inter-landmark distances. Journal of Forensic Sciences 61(4):892-897.
    4. *Suckling JK, Spradley MK, and Godde K (2016). A longitudinal study on human outdoor decomposition in Central Texas. Journal of Forensic Sciences 61(1):19-25.
    5. Gocha TP, Robling AG, Stout SD (under review). Histomorphometry of human cortical bone: applications to age estimation. In: Katzenberg MA, Grauer AL (eds.) Biological Anthropology of the Human Skeleton, 3rd ed. New York: Wiley
    6. Stout, SD, Gocha TP, Cole ME, Agnew AM. (in press) Bone Histology. In: Jackson JL, Jr. (ed.) Oxford Bibliographies in Anthropology. Oxford University Press.
    7. Hefner, JT, Spatola BF, Gocha TP, Passalacqua NV. (in press) Beyond taphonomy: craniometric variation within anatomical materials. Journal of Forensic Sciences.
    8. Gocha TP and Agnew AM (2016). Spatial variation in osteon population density at the human femoral midshaft: histomorphometric adaptations to habitual load environment. Journal of Anatomy 228:733-745.

    Wescott Group

    1. Wescott DJ (in press). The forensic anthropologist as broker for interdisciplinary taphonomic theory. In: CC Boyd DC Boyd (eds.). Forensic Anthropology: Theoretical Framework and Scientific Basis. Wiley.
    2. Wescott DJ, Rockhold Zephro L (in press). Secular change in femur diaphyseal biomechanical properties of American whites. Human Biology 88(1): [invited].
    3. *Bates LN, Wescott DJ (2016). Variation in the rate of decomposition between autopsied and non-autopsied remains. Forensic Sciences International 261:93-100.
    4. Wescott DJ (2016). Skeletal analysis of Mexican soldiers from the battle of Resaca de la Palma. Preserving Fields of Conflict: Papers from the 2014 Fields of Conflict Conference and Preservation Workshop, p 149-153 [invited].
    5. Alexander MB, Hodges TK, Wescott DJ, Aitkenhead-Peterson JA (2016). The effects of soil texture on the ability of human remains detection dogs to detect buried human remains. Journal of Forensic Sciences 61(3):649-654.
    6. *Wedel V, Wescott DJ (2016). Using dental cementum increment analysis to estimate age and season of death in African Americans from an historic cemetery in Missouri.  International Journal of Paleopathology [in press, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ipp.2015.10.003].
    7. Caraballo NI, Cerreta M, Hentschel K, Wescott DJ, Furton KG (under review). An evaluation of the volatile organic compounds released from decomposing human remains. Forensic Sciences International.
    8. Pesko BK, Burgess K, Torrance H, Weidt S, McLaughlin M, Wescott DJ, Burchmore R. (under review) Post-mortomics: a metabolomics approach to time since death estimation. Metabolomics.
  • Aitkenhead-Peterson JA, Alexander MB, Bytheway JA, Carter DO, Wescott DJ. 2015. Application of Soil Chemistry in Forensic Entomology. In Jeffery K. Tomberlin and M. Eric Benbow (eds.) International Dimensions and Frontiers in Forensic Entomology, pp.283-296.

    Crowe N,  Mavroudas SSpradley MK. 2015. A histology study: examining sex differences in human rib microstructure. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, St. Louis, MO.
     
    Duecker HA , Spradley MK. 2015. Identifying undocumented border crossers from the Texas-Mexico border: a collaborative effort.  Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 21:136. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Orlando, FL.

    Harrington KI, Wescott DJ. 2015. Size and shape differences in the distal femur and proximal tibia between normal weight and obese American whites. Journal of Forensic Sciences 60(S1):S32-S38.

    Hentschel K,  Wescott DJ. 2015. Differentiating perimortem from postmortem blunt force trauma by evaluating fracture tension surface topography using geographical information system software.  Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 21:225. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Orlando, FL. 

    Mavroudas SSpradley MK, Fancher JP, Duecker H, Crowe N. 2015. The identification of undocumented border crossers at the US-Mexico border: a case for bone histology. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Orlando, FL.

    McCullough FK,  Mavroudas S, Dominguez D. 2015. Prevalence of drifting osteons across mammal species. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, St. Louis, MO.

    Spradley MK. 2015. Identification of undocumented border crossers along the United States-Mexico border: a case for bone history. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 21:. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Orlando, FL.

    Spradley MK. 2015. Biodistance analysis of US-Mexico migrants. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, St. Louis, MO.

    Spradley MK, Anderson BE, Tise ML. 2015. Postcranial sex estimation for Mexican Hispanics. Journal of Forensic Sciences 60(S1):S27-S31.

    Spradley MK. 2015. Clyde Collins Snow (1928-2014). American Anthropologist 117:221-223.

    Wedel V, Wescott DJ (2016). Using dental cementum increment analysis to estimate age and season of death in African Americans from an historic cemetery in Missouri.  International Journal of Paleopathology [in press, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ipp.2015.10.003].

    Wescott DJ. 2015. The forensic anthropologist as broker for interdisciplinary taphonomic theory. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 21:207. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Orlando, FL.

    Wescott DJ. 2015. Using human decomposition facilities to study thanatomicrobiome and epinecrotic communities: Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 21:45. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Orlando, FL

    Wescott DJ, Drew J. 2015. Effect of obesity on the reliability of age-at-death indicators of the pelvis. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 156:595-605.

    Wescott DJ. 2015Sexual dimorphism in auricular surface medial projection and postauricular sulcus morphology. Journal of Forensic Sciences 60:679-685.

    Wescott DJ (2015). NSF:MRI – High resolution computed tomography system for research and educational purposes. Final Technical Report submitted to the National Science Foundation [NSF:MRI 1338044].

    Wescott DJ (2015). NSF:MRI – High resolution computed tomography system for research and educational purposes. Final Public Report submitted to the National Science Foundation [NSF:MRI 1338044].

    Wescott DJ, Ayala Bas A, Gleiber D, Goots A, McDaneld C, Meckel L, Pyle J, Siegert C (2015). Anthropological analysis of Jimmy Williams’ skeletal remains. Report submitted to Gary Williams and family, Sayre, Oklahoma.

    Wescott DJ, Drew JL. (2015). Effect of obesity on the reliability of age-at-death indicators of the pelvis. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 156:595-605.

  • Anderson DT, Havens TC, Wagner C, Keller J, Anderson M, and Wescott DJ. 2014. Extension of the Fuzzy integral for general fuzzy set-valued information. Transactions on Fuzzy Systems 22(6):1625-1639.

    Bates, Lennon and Daniel J. Wescott. 2014. Comparison of decomposition rates between autopsied and non-autopsied human remains in Central Texas. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 153(S58):73. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Calgary, Alberta, CA.

    Cunningham, Deborah L., Ronda R. Graves, Daniel J. Wescott, and Robert C. McCarthy. 2014. New estimates of body mass in KNM-WT 15000. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 153(S58):100-101. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Calgary, Alberta, CA.

    Duecker, Hailey and Sophia Mavroudas. 2014. Evaluating the use of accumulated degree days and total body score to estimate times since death of human remains in central Texas. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 20:426. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Seattle, WA.

    Fancher, James P. and Daniel J. Wescott. 2014. Age-at-death estimation of historical remains using dental age estimation and skeletal age estimation. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 20:296-297. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Seattle, WA.

    Finley, Sheree, Daniel J. Wescott, B.K. Robertson, and Gulnaz T. Javan. 2014. Analysis of microbial diversity in cadaver-soil obtained from decomposing cadavers. American Society of Microbiology.

    Finley, Sheree, Daniel J. Wescott, B.K. Robertson, and Gulnaz T. Javan. 2014. Investigation of microorganisms in grave-soil collected under decomposing corpse bodies. Alabama State University Research Conference.

    Frye, Alexandria and Daniel J. Wescott. 2014. Experimental wood chipper reduction: trauma and distribution patterns. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 20:487-488. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Seattle, WA.

    Harrington, Katherine, Sophia Mavroudas, and Daniel J. Wescott. 2014. The use of tarsal dimension for sex estimation in a modern European sample. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Seattle WA.

    Hefner JT, Spradley MK, Anderson BE. 2014. Ancestry assessment using Random Forest Modeling. Journal of Forensic Sciences 59(3):583-589.

    Jantz RL, Spradley MK. Cranial morphometric evidence for early American relationships and population structure.  In: DW Owsley and RL Jantz (eds), Kennewick Man: Scientific Interpretation of an Ancient American Skeleton, College Station: Texas A&M Press, pp.472-491.

    Kenyhercz Michael W., Joseph T. Hefner, and M. Katherine Spradley. 2014. Overjet or prognatism? Morphometric assessment of midface morphology between blacks, whites, and Hispanics. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 20:448. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Seattle, WA.

    Purcell, Maureen and Daniel J. Wescott. 2014. Sexual dimorphism of the femur: biomechanical influences of pelvic morphology. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 153(S58): 212. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Calgary, Alberta, CA.

    Ross, Ann H., M. Katherine Spradley, and Emily K. Dew. 2014. Migrant deaths: complexity and assessing origins. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 20:469-470. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Seattle, WA.

    Savage, Chet, Scott Maddux, Carol Ward, and Daniel J. Wescott. 2014. A new classification system for assessing morphological variation in lumbosacral transitional vertebrae. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 153(S58):229-230. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Calgary, Alberta, CA.

    Spradley MK. 2014. Ancestry estimation from the postcranial skeleton. In: G Berg and S Ta’ala 9eds), Biological Affinity in Forensic Identification of Human Remains: Beyond Black and White” ISBN-10: 1439815755.

    Spradley MK. 2014. Toward estimating geographic origin of migrant remains along the United States Mexico border. Annals of Practical Anthropology 38(1):101-110.

    Spradley, M. Katherine. 2014. Ancestry estimation in forensic anthropology: geometric morphometric derived data vs. traditional craniometric data with special reference to Hispanic crania. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 20:468-469. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Seattle, WA.

    Spradley MK, Weisensee KE, Jantz RL. 2014. Two-dimensional geometric morphometrics. In: DW Owsley and RL Jantz (eds), Kennewick Man: Scientific Interpretation of an Ancient American Skeleton, College Station: Texas A&M Press, pp.492-502.

    Springs, Lauren and Sophia Mavroudas. 2014. Histological analysis of skeletal remains at St. George’s Caye, Belize. Society for American Archaeology, Austin, TX.

    Tise, Meredith L., Erin H. Kimmerle, and M. Katherine Spradley. 2014. Craniometric variation and the challenges of identifying diverse individuals in Florida. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 20:473. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Seattle, WA.

    Tise ML, Kimmerle EH, Spradley MK. 2014. Craniometric variation of diverse populations in Florida: identification challenges within a border state. Annals of Practical Anthropology 38(1):111-123.

    Wescott DJ. 2014. The relationship between long bone shape and terrestrial mobility patterns. In Kristian Carlson and Damiano Marchi (editors), Mobility: Interpreting Behavior from Skeletal Adaptations and Environmental Interactions, New York: Springer, pp.111-132.

    Wescott DJ. 2014. Reconstructing habitual activities by biomechanical analysis of long bones. In D. Owsley and R. Jantz (editors), Kennewick Man: Scientific Interpretation of an Ancient American Skeleton, College Station: Texas A&M Press, pp.232-248.

    Wescott, Daniel J. 2014. Shooting from the hip: skeletal analysis of Mexican soldiers from the Battle of Resaca de la Palma. Fields of Conflict Conference, Palo Alto Battlefield Symposium. Columbia, SC.

    Wescott DJ, Cunningham DL, Hunt DR. 2014. Temporal trends in femoral diaphyseal torsional asymmetry among the Arikara associated with postural behavior. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 154(4):512-524.

  • Bell, Sara M. Arthur C. Durband, M. Katherine Spradley, and James M. ChildersEffects of wrapping on the decomposition process. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 150 (S56):78.  American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Knoxville, TN.

    Figueroa-Soto, Cristina and M. Katherine Spadley. 2013. Cranial variation among three regional groups in Mexico. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 150 (S56):122-123.  American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Knoxville, TN.

    Harrington, Katherine I. and Daniel J. Wescott. 2013. Secular change in the knee joint and the effects of obesity. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 150 (S56):142-143. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Knoxville, TN.

    Lavallo Gabrielle T. and M. Katherine Spradley. Variation in nonmetric traits of the pelvis between population groups. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 150 (S56):177-178. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Knoxville, TN.

    Marks, Murray K. and Michelle D. Hamilton. 2013. Histopathology and differential diagnosis of a pelvic calcification. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 150 (S56):190.  American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Knoxville, TN.

    Mavroudas, Sophia. 2013. Ethical practices for outdoor anthropological research facilities with body donation programs. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 150 (S56):192.  American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Knoxville, TN.

    Sauerwein, Kelly, Kyra E. Stull, and Michelle D. Hamilton. 2013. The interaction of DISH and obesity on a pathological anterior pubis. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 150 (S56):241.  American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Knoxville, TN.

    Spradley, M. Katherine. 2013. The contributions of Richard Jantz to the development, implementation, and continuance of the Forensic Anthropology Data Bank. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 19:?. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Washington, DC.

    Spradley, M. Katherine. 2013. The African diaspora: assessing cranial secular change using geometric morphometrics. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 150 (S56):261. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Knoxville, TN.

    Spradley, M. Katherine and KE Weisensee. 2013. Why do forensic anthropologists estimate ancestry and why is it so controversial? In M Tersigni-Tarrant and N. Shirley (eds.) Forensic Anthropology: An Introduction. CRC Press.

    Spradley, M. Katherine. 2013. Ancestry estimation from the postcranial skeleton. In G. Berg and S. Ta’ala (eds.) Biological Affinity in Forensic Identification of Human Skeletal Remains: Beyond Black and White.

    Strand, Ryan M., Sophia Mavroudas, and Victoria M. Dominguez. 2013. Histomorphometric differentiation of human and nonhuman bone. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 150 (S56):265.  American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Knoxville, TN.

    Weisensee KE and Spradley M. Katherine. 2013. A comparison of fluctuating asymmetry in the craniofacial skeleton of residents of Mexico and immigrants from Mexico in the United States. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 150 (S56):288. American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Knoxville, TN.

    Wescott, Daniel. J. 2013Biomechanics of bone trauma. In J. Siegel and P. Saukko (eds.) Encyclopedia of Forensic Sciences, 2nd edition. New York: Elsevier

    Wescott, Daniel J., Lori E. Baker, D. Clarke Wernecke, and Michael B. Collins, 2012. A mass grave of Mexican soldiers from the Resaca De La Palma battlefield (41CF3): demography and battle-related injuries. Bulletin of Texas Archaeology 83:1-21.

    Wescott, Daniel J. and Deborah L. Cunningham.  2013. Temporal changes in Arikara femoral torsion. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 150 (S56):289.  American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Knoxville, TN.

    Wescott, Daniel J., Michelle D. Hamilton, M. Katherine Spradley, Sophia Mavroudas, Amy M. Sears, Jeffery K. Tomberlin, and Lauren R. Pharr. 2013. Regional factors in Central Texas affecting postmortem decomposition. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 19:460-461. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Washington, DC.

  • 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.

  • 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 drug cartel use of vultures as a method for body disposal. Journal of Forensic Identification 2011;61:425-429.

    pHefner 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.

  • 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 Physical 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.