Julie Thomas (Boston, USA, 1978)
Julie has a BA in Anthropology (Summa cum Laude) from the University of Colorado-Boulder and a Masters of Science in Palaeopathology from the University of Durham in the UK (2005). In 2008-2009, she received the Durham Doctoral Award for her postgraduate work on malaria in past civilizations. She has worked with both modern and archaeological populations throughout the world and has participated in archaeological excavations in Europe and North America.
Bernardo Vila Rodriguez (New Jersey, USA 1986)
As a graduate of a Master in Biological Anthropology at the Universitat de Barcelona and the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, he has extensive experience in working with archaeologically found human remains through his thesis study "3D surface area of upper limb entheses in two ancient populations of the Balearic Islands" using laboratorial methods such as cleaning and identification, measurement, 3D-scanning, and statistical analysis among others in order to examine the entheseal changes occurring at muscle attachment sites of the arm.
He has centered his studies on physical and forensic anthropology with a focus on human remains in and around the Mediterranean basin, with interests in genetics, population demographic variables and transitions, and the biological/environmental factors that affect our skeletal system.
Amaretta Azevedo (California, USA, 1993))
Amaretta is currently completing her MA in Forensic Anthropology at California State University of Los Angeles, and has a BS in Anthropology from the University of Oregon (2013). She recently concluded a prestigious internship with the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner/Coroner where she assisted with casework as an Anthropology intern. Amaretta has participated in excavation projects in Transylvania, Pompeii, and Menorca. Her studies have focused on forensic anthropology and bioarchaeology.
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