Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2019 Don't cry over spilled ink: Missing context prevents replication and creates the Rorschach effect in bone surface modification studiesJournal of Archaeological Science.  102:71-79. 2019
2018 Hand grip diversity and frequency during the use of Lower Palaeolithic stone cutting-toolsJournal of Human Evolution.  125:137-158. 2018
2018 FwJj70 – A potential Early Stone Age single carcass butchery locality preserved in a fragmentary surface assemblageJournal of Archaeological Science: Reports.  20:736-747. 2018
2017 Investigating hominin carnivory in the Okote Member of Koobi Fora, Kenya with an actualistic model of carcass consumption and traces of butchery on the elbowJournal of Human Evolution.  112:105-133. 2017
2017 Landscape scale heterogeneity in the East Turkana ecosystem during the Okote Member (1.56–1.38 Ma)Journal of Human Evolution.  112:148-161. 2017
2017 Diagnostic properties of hammerstone-broken long bone fragments, specimen identifiability, and Early Stone Age butchered assemblage interpretationJournal of Archaeological Science.  85:114-123. 2017
2017 Ecosystem evolution and hominin paleobiology at East Turkana, northern Kenya between 2.0 and 1.4 MaPalaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology.  481:1-13. 2017
2017 A new high-resolution 3-D quantitative method for identifying bone surface modifications with implications for the Early Stone Age archaeological recordJournal of Human Evolution.  102:1-11. 2017
2016 Cut Mark Cluster Geometry and Equifinality in Replicated Early Stone Age ButcheryInternational Journal of Osteoarchaeology.  26:585-598. 2016
2012 Factors affecting Early Stone Age cut mark cross-sectional size: Implications from actualistic butchery trialsJournal of Archaeological Science.  39:2984-2994. 2012

Teaching Activities

  • ANTH401 - Forensic Anthropology (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • ANTH453 - Advanced Physical Anthropology (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • ANTH496 - Spec Problems in Bio Anth (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • ANTH601 - Forensic Anthropology (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • ANTH102 - Intro to Biological Anth (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • ANTH400 - Human Osteology (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • ANTH102 - Intro to Biological Anth (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • ANTH453 - Advanced Physical Anthropology (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • ANTH319 - Food and Culture (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • ANTH454 - Bio Anth Contemp Issues (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • ANTH654 - Bio Anth and Contemp Issues (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • ANTH401 - Forensic Anthropology (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • ANTH453 - Advanced Physical Anthropology (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • ANTH496 - Spec Problems in Bio Anth (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • ANTH610 - Advanced Biological Anthro (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • ANTH102 - Intro to Biological Anth (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • ANTH400 - Human Osteology (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • ANTH613 - Human Osteology (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • ANTH102 - Intro to Biological Anth (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • ANTH453 - Advanced Physical Anthropology (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • ANTH610 - Advanced Biological Anthro (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • ANTH211 - Human Evolution (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • ANTH319 - Food and Culture (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • ANTH619 - Food and Culture (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • ANTH102 - Intro to Biological Anth (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • ANTH453 - Advanced Physical Anthropology (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • ANTH610 - Advanced Biological Anthro (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • ANTH102 - Intro to Biological Anth (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • ANTH400 - Human Osteology (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • ANTH496 - Spec Problems in Bio Anth (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • ANTH613 - Human Osteology (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • ANTH453 - Advanced Physical Anthropology (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • ANTH610 - Advanced Physical Anthropology (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • ANTH102 - Intro to Biological Anth (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • ANTH319 - Food and Culture (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • ANTH401 - Forensic Anthropology (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • ANTH601 - Forensic Anthropology (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • ANTH619 - Food and Culture (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • WS380 - Special Topics (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • ANTH400 - Human Osteology (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • ANTH453 - Advanced Physical Anthropology (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • ANTH496 - Spec Problems in Physical Anth (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • ANTH610 - Advanced Physical Anthropology (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • ANTH613 - Human Osteology (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • ANTH671 - Evolution of Human Carnivory (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • ANTH101 - Intro to Cultural Anthropology (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • ANTH102 - Intro to Biological Anth (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • ANTH211 - Human Evolution (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology, Rutgers University : New Brunswick 2011
  • Master of Arts in Anthropology, Rutgers University : New Brunswick 2005
  • Full Name

  • Stephen Merritt