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Below are some related publications from the bioarchaeology field school instructional faculty and previous Cal Poly HUmboldt Anthropology Students. These pubications stem from our work at the late medieval site at Bezławki in Northeastern Poland.

 

Gruenthal-Rankin, A., Ramsier, M., Gaddis, K., and Koperkiewicz, A. (2022). Early-life dietary stress and frailty after colonization and conversion in medieval Prussia [Paper presentation abstract]. Proceedings of the 91st Annual Meeting of the American Association of Biological Anthropologists. American Journal of Biological Anthropology, 177(S73). https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.24514

Ramsier, M., Gruenthal-Rankin, A., Gaddis, K., and Koperkeiwicz, A. (2022). Dietary trends in the post-colonization medieval Prussian region [Poster presentation abstract]. Proceedings of the 91st Annual Meeting of the American Association of Biological Anthropologists. American Journal of Biological Anthropology, 177(S73). https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.24514

Gruenthal-Rankin, A. (2021). Dietary dimensions of early-life stress in medieval Prussia. [Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Binghamton University, SUNY].

Ramsier, M., Gruenthal-Rankin, A., Gaddis, K., and Koperkiewicz, A. (2021). Sample size and representational bias in bioarchaeology: A case study of stature estimation from medieval Prussia. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, 31(4), 523-533. https://doi.org/10.1002/oa.2969

Gaddis, K., Ramsier, M., Koperkiewicz, A., Polcyn, M., and Gruenthal-Rankin, A. (2019). Weighing the possibilities: Exploring a modified technique for the assessment of frailty in human skeletal remains. [Poster presentation abstract]. Proceedings of the 88th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 168(S68). https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.23802

Gruenthal-Rankin, A., Gaddis, K., Koperkiewicz, A., Polcyn, M., and Ramsier, M. (2019). Testing the effectiveness of permanent canine tooth metrics for sex estimation in a medieval Prussian sample [Poster presentation abstract]. Proceedings of the 88th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 168(S68). https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.23802

Pritchard, C. (2019). Assessing craniofacial variation and sexual dimorphism in a skeletal sample from Medieval Prussia (Publication No. 273) [Master's thesis, Cal Poly Humboldt]. Humboldt Theses and Projects.

Pritchard, C., Gruenthal-Rankin, A., Koperkiewicz, A., Polcyn, M., and Ramsier, M. (2019). Assessing craniofacial variation and sexual dimorphism in a skeletal sample from medieval Prussia. [Poster presentation abstract]. Proceedings of the 88th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 168(S68). https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.23802

Gaddis, K. (2018). Stress and frailty in medieval Prussia: interpretations from skeletal remains at Bezławki (Publication No. 120) [Master's thesis, Cal Poly Humboldt]. Humboldt Theses and Projects.

Gaddis, K., Gruenthal-Rankin, A., Ramsier, M., Koperkiewicz, A., and Polcyn, M. (2018). Stress and frailty in medieval Prussia: Interpretations from skeletal remains at Bezławki. [Poster presentation abstract]. Proceedings of the 87th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 165(S66), 92. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.23489

Horvat, J., Ramsier, M., Gruenthal-Rankin, A., Koperkiewicz, A., and Polcyn, M. (2018). Nutrition and diet of a late medieval Prussian population: What the analysis of dental microwear can tell us. [Poster presentation abstract]. Proceedings of the 87th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 165(S66), 125. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.23489

Ramsier, M., Gruenthal-Rankin, A., Koperkiewicz, A., and Polcyn, M. (2018). Estimating stature and sex from incomplete postcranial remains in a late medieval Prussian population at Bezławki, Poland. [Poster presentation abstract]. Proceedings of the 87th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 165(S66), 220. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.23489

Gruenthal-Rankin, A., Ramsier, M., Koperkiewicz, A., and Polcyn, M. (2017). Preliminary findings on relationships among neural canal dimensions, terminal adult stature, and risk of death in a medieval Polish sample at Bezławki. [Poster presentation abstract]. Proceedings of the 86th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 162(S64), 203. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.23210   

Ramsier, M., Gruenthal-Rankin, A., Koperkiewicz, A., and Polcyn, M. (2016). Preliminary osteological analyses and stature estimates of adults in an early medieval Prussian population at Bezławki, Poland. [Poster presentation abstract]. Proceedings of the 85th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 159(S62), 263. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.22955

Gruenthal-Rankin, A., Ramsier, M., Koperkiewicz, A., and Polcyn, M. (2015). Preliminary osteological analyses of the early medieval Prussian population at Bezławki, Poland. [Poster presentation abstract]. Proceedings of the 84th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 156(S60), 153. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.22718