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Erin  Kimmerle

Erin Kimmerle

Erin Kimmerle
Associate Professor

Contact

Office: SOC 118
Phone: 813/974-5139
Email:

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Education

Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Tennessee-Knoxville
M.A., Anthropology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
B.A., Anthropology, Hamline University

Teaching

Introduction to Biological Anthropology, Forensic Anthropology, Human Osteology, Bioarchaeology, Introduction to Forensic Science, Human Rights and Transitional Justice, Advanced Laboratory Methods in Forensic Anthropology

Research

My research takes a population approach to study variation in aging, growth, and development as it is applied to facial recognition, human identification, demography, and trauma analysis. Demography is important for interpreting human variation and is increasingly becoming an important tool for the strategy of both Prosecutors and Defense lawyers in genocide and war crime trials. As an applied biological anthropologist, I am interested in both the underlying skeletal biology and variation of populations and the ways in which such information is used to enforce human rights through transitional justice initiatives, such as international criminal trials.

Graduate Students

Rhonda Coolidge, Kelsee Hentschel, Ashley Humphries, Ashley Maxwell, Liotta Noche-Dowdy, Melissa Pope, Richard Weltz

Current Courses

RefCourseSecCourse TitleCRDayTimeLocation
88333ANT 4930003Cold Case Analysis
Pre-req: Osteology OR Forensic Anthropology Email anthroadvise@usf.edu for permit
3TR

3:30pm-4:45pm

SOC 131

84479ANG 6511003Cold Case Analysis
3TR

3:30pm-4:45pm

SOC 131

86421ANG 6971010Thesis: Master's
2-19



TBA 100

88839ANG 7905010Directed Individual Study
1-15



TBA 100

85301ANG 7910010Directed Research
1-15



TBA 100

91760ANG 7980010Dissertation: Doctoral
2-15



TBA 100