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Virginia Estabrook - Georgia Southern University. Statesboro, GA, US

Virginia Estabrook Virginia Estabrook

Assistant Professor of Anthropology | Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA, UNITED STATES

Virginia Easterbrook research focuses on bioarcheology and paleopathology.

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Areas of Expertise (5)

Paleobiography Sociology Anthropology Bioarcheology Neanderthals

Accomplishments (2)

ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award of 2009 Honorable Mention

2010

Distinguished Graduate Student Instructor Award in Anthropology, University of Michigan

2006

Education (3)

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor: Ph.D., Anthropology 2009

Bryn Mawr College: B.A., Anthropology 2000

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor: M.A., Anthropology 2001

Affiliations (5)

  • Coastal Georgia Archaeological Society
  • Society for Georgia Archaeology
  • American Association of Physical Anthropologists
  • Paleoanthropology Society
  • American Anthropological Association

Media Appearances (2)

‘It’s a woman. It’s not Pulaski.’: New documentary argues Revolutionary War hero was intersex

Chicago Tribune  

2019-04-03

“That’s pretty much the only way to explain the combination of features that we see,” Virginia Hutton Estabrook, Georgia Southern University assistant professor of anthropology, said in an interview. Estabrook participated in the most recent effort to identify the bones, and she appears in the documentary...

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Meet assistant professor Virginia Estabrook: Anthropology specialist

The Inkwell  

2016-02-26

“Have you ever seen that TV show Bones? That’s me,” Dr. Virginia Estabrook said of her profession...

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Event Appearances (6)

Teaching Anthropology in a ‘Red State’

American Anthropological Association Meetings  2017

The Female Pelvis of Casimir Pulaski: misidentified skeleton or intersex war hero?

American Anthropological Association Meetings  2016

Tiny Samples: The Utility of ACTUS, an Alternative Method of Contingency Table Analysis Using Simulation, in Bioarchaeology and Paleopathology

American Association of Physical Anthropologists Meetings  2017

ACTUS: An Alternative Method of Contingency Table Analysis Suitable for Small Samples

Society for American Archaeology Meetings  2016

Fragmentary skeletal remains, trauma, and sampling biases: Quantifying antemortem traumatic data lost due to fragmentation in samples from Hasanlu Teppe, Iran (12th-9th Centuries B.C.E)

American Association of Physical Anthropologists Meetings  2016

In Search of Women in the Paleolithic (Organizer and Co-Chair)

American Anthropological Association Meetings  2015

Research Grants (3)

Teaching and Learning Grant

Armstrong State University 

2015

Predissertation Research Award

International Institute, University of Michigan 

2002

Travel Grant

Center for Eastern European Studies, University of Michigan 

2002

Articles (5)

Fragmentary skeletal remains, trauma, and sampling biases: Quantifying antemortem traumatic data lost due to fragmentation in samples from Hasanlu Teppe, Iran (12th-9th Centuries B.C.E).` American Journal of Physical Anthropology

Estabrook, V.H., H.D. Polasky, and J.M. Monge

2016

Tiny samples: the utility of ACTUS, an alternate method of contingency table analysis using simulation in bioarcheology and paleopathology American Journal of Physical Anthropology

Estabrook, V.H. and E.A. Sobel

2017

Violence and warfare in the European Mesolithic and Paleolithic In: Re-Examining A Pacified Past: Violence and Warfare Among HunterGatherers

Estabrook, V.H.

Edited by M. Allen and T. Jones. Left Coast Press, Walnut Creek, CA.
2015

Trauma in the Krapina Neandertals: Violence in the Middle Paleolithic? In: The Routledge Handbook of the Bioarchaeology of Human Conflict

Estabrook, V.H. and D.W. Frayer

Edited by M.J. Smith and C. Knüsel. New York: Routledge Press
2014

Is trauma at Krapina like all other Neandertal trauma? A statistical comparison of trauma patterns in Neandertal skeletal remains In: New Insights on the Krapina Neandertals: 100 years after Gorjanović-Kramberger

Estabrook, V.H.

Edited by J. Monge, A. Mann and J. Radovčić. Croatian Natural History Museum, Zagreb
2008

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