Janet Finlayson

Email: finnbones@gmail.com

Degrees Held:
   - B.S. in Anthropology from Michigan State University

Research Interests:
   - Juvenile Osteology
   - Forensic Anthropology
   - Modern and Nubian Skeletal Populations
   - Midwestern Prehistoric Archaeology

Field Experience:
In 2008, I participated in archaeological fieldwork at the excavation of Morton Village in Illinois and continued working as the laboratory manager and field supervisor for the project in 2009 and 2011. Alongside my excavation experience, I worked in the Michigan State University Nubian Bioarchaeology Research Laboratory as an osteologist and attended a study abroad focusing on skeletal biology and forensic anthropology in the United Kingdom. Since then, my attendance at CSU, Chico has involved participation in several field recoveries and labwork at the Human Identification Laboratory.

   - Paleopathology Association
   - Physical Chair and Web Technician for the CSU, Chico Anthropology Graduate Student Association
   - Southwestern Anthropological Association
   - American Association of Physical Anthropology

   - Southwestern Anthropological Association, April 20, 2012. Paper presentation: "Tomb to Tome: The Anthropology of Physical Anthropologists"
   - Coauthored poster: Jodie O'Gorman, Jennifer Bengtson, Heather Ash, Janet Finlayson "Toward an Understanding of Lviing with Social Stress in the Oneota and Mississippian World: New Excavations at the Morton Village Site". Presented at the Midwestern Archaeological Conference, 2008.