Associate Professor of Anthropology
Palme House 108
740-427-5815 fax firstname.lastname@example.org
Kimmarie Murphy, associate professor of anthropology, joined the faculty at Kenyon in 2004. She holds a bachelor's degree in anthropology from the State University of New York in Plattsburgh and a Ph.D. in biological anthropology from Indiana University. Trained as a biocultural anthropologist with an emphasis on growth and development, human osteology, paleopathology and stable isotope analysis, Murphy has worked in southern Africa, North America, and Europe looking at health and diet in both past and present-day populations. Recent research interests include the importance of local foods in people's diets and the impact of relocation on human biology.
Ph.D. and M.A. Indiana University
B.A. State University of New York at Plattsburgh
Murphy, KA (In press) A Meal on the Hoof or Wealth in the Kraal? Reconstructing the Role of Herding in the Diets of Iron Age Peoples in Eastern Botswana. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology.
Gillett-Netting, R & KA Murphy (2010) New Method for Age Estimation of Defects of Dental Enamel Formation in Living Populations. American Journal of Human Biology 22(4): 563-566.
Murphy, KA, B Tucker, CMC Pereira, HN de Oliveira, PT Thacker (2008) Bioarchaeology and Burial Practices at Capela De Nossa Senhora Da Victória, (Rio Maior, Portugal). Promontoria 6(6): 261-280.
Havill, LM, AA White, and KA Murphy (2003) Skeletal Biology and Cemetery use at the Albee Mound, Bucci, Shaffer, and Shepherd Sites. In: Facing the Final Millennium: Studies in the Late Prehistory of Indiana, A.D. 700-1700. BG Redmond & JR Jones (eds.), Indiana Department of Natural Resources: Indianapolis, pp. 95-113.
Murphy, KA (2002) Report on the Human Skeletal Remains from the Converse Mound and Village Site (20KT2). In: Data Recovery at 20KT2, Converse Mound and Village Site. CCRG, Inc.: Grand Rapids.
Murphy, KA (1999) A Prehistoric Example of Polydactyly From the Iron Age Site of Simbusenga, Zambia. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 108 (3): 311-320.