Non-metric traits and stable isotopes
My research will examine the use of non-metric skeletal traits for differentiating between archaeological populations. This research will seek to use a holistic approach through the employment of traits from the entire skeleton in the hope of identifying significant patterns of trait distribution within and between populations. This work will be carried out in conjunction with isotopic studies of strontium and oxygen for looking at migration patterns. Through the combined use of these methods it is hoped that increasingly reliable means of examining for population differentiation and migration can be developed.