Dr. Deborah C. Merrett

BSc, BA (Hons) McMaster University; MSc University of Guelph; PhD University of Manitoba
Fax: 778.782.5666 • Email: d_c_merrett@sfu.ca

General Research Interests

Areas of general interest include palaeopathology; tooth microstructure and infant age estimation; health and transition to agriculture; forensic anthropology; interaction among culture, environment and health; bioarchaeology.

Current Research

Current research involves estimation of health in past human populations at the origins of agriculture in the Near East. This is facilitated by analysis of tooth and bone microstructure, infant age estimation, and long bone growth for estimation of population health.

Selected Publications