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Dr Chelsey Ann Juarez

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Assistant Professor

Interests

Isotopes, Forensic anthropology, skeletal biology, paleopathology,Human Rights, Immigration,  Mexico, Latino Diaspora, 

Projects

Isotopic analysis of birthplace and migration: area focus Mexico.

 

The Evolution of Diabetes in Latino populations: Investigations of osteocalcin and bone density changes in archaeological bone as an indicator of diabetes prevalence.

 

Ancestry and skeletal variation in Prehistoric Northern California Native populations: Project is currently being conducted at the Phoebe Hearst Museum at University of California Berkeley

 

Perimortem blunt force trauma and burning in human skeletal materials

 

Intra-tooth variability in isotope studies

 

“Hispanic” Ancestry and FORDISC: Investigates the craniometrics of traditional “Hispanic” populations                                                       

Immigration Policy and Border Death: Investigating how forensic anthropology can inform border policy     

Publications

Hughes, C., Juarez, C.,  Hughes, T., Galloway, A., Fowler, G., Chacon, S.

2011. A Simulation for Exploring the Effects of the "Trait List" Method's Subjectivity on Consistency and Accuracy of Ancestry Estimations. Journal of Forensic Sciences Manuscript ID JOFS-10-193. Accepted January 2011.

 

Hughes C., Juarez C. Zephro, L., Fowler, G., Chacon, S.

2010. Past or Present? Differentiating California Prehistoric Native American remains from Forensic Cases: An Empirical Approach. Journal of Osteoarchaeology doi: 22 JUL 2010, DOI: 10.1002/oa.1192.

 

Aggarwal, J., Habicht-Mauche, J., Juarez, C.

2008. Applications of Heavy Isotopes in Forensic Isotope Geochemistry: a review. Applied                   

Geochemistry doi: 10.1016/j/apgeochem.2008.05.016.   

 

Juarez, C.

2008. Strontium and Geolocation: The Pathway to Identification for Deceased Mexican                        

Border Crossers. Journal of Forensic Sciences 53(1):46-49.

 

Education

  • Ph.D in Physical Anthropology from UC Santa Cruz , 2011
  • M.A. in Physical Anthropology from UC Santa Cruz , 2005
  • B.A in Anthropology and Women studies from UC Berkeley , 2001