Evan M. Garofalo

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E-Mail: EVAN(at)jhmi.edu
Phone: 443-287-3901

1830 E. Monument St., Room 302
Baltimore, MD 21205 USA





  • Education:


  • MSc., Human Osteology & Palaeopathology, University of Bradford, UK, 2004
    B.A., Anthropology, Tulane University, 2000

  • Research Focuses:
  • human skeletal growth and development
    palaeopathology: infectious disease, metabolic disorders and nutritional deficiencies

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  • Curriculum Vitae:
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  • Publications and Abstracts:
  • Ruff CB, Garofalo EM, Holmes, MA (in press) Interpreting skeletal growth in the past from a functional and physiological perspective. American Journal of Physical Anthropology.

    Garofalo EM (in review) Clarifying variation in growth patterns to assess population health: A case-study from St. Peter's Church (Barton-upon-Humber). In: MK Zuckerman (ed) Modern Environments and Human Health: Revisiting the Second Epidemiological Transition. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

    Garofalo EM, Ruff CB. 2012. Directional shifts in humeral cross-sectional asymmetry during ontogeny. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 147(S54):149.

    Larsen CS, Garofalo EM, Ruff CB. 2012. Development of bone strength and rigidity at Neolithic Çatalhöyük: adaptation and lifestyle in early Holocene farmers from south-central Anatolia. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 147(S54):189.

    Turner BL, Zuckerman MK, Garofalo EM, Wilson A, Kamenov GD, Kingston JD, Armelagos GJ, Hunt DR, Amgalantugs T, Frohlich B. 2012. Diet and death in times of war: Isotopic and osteological analysis of mummified remains from southern Mongolia, A.D. 1327 to 1651. Journal of Archaeological Science 39:3125-3140.

    Garofalo EM, Larsen CS, and Ruff CB. 2011. Revisiting health in Neolithic Çatalhöyük: a study of growth and development. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 144(S52):140

    Holmes MA, Garofalo EM, Ruff CB. 2011. Diet and ontogenic changes in human mandibular strength. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 144(S52):95

    Sylvester AD, Garofalo EM, Ruff CB. 2010. An R program for automating bone cross-section reconstruction. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 142:665-669. (view from Wiley AJPA page)

    Auerbach BM, Case DT, Kivell TL, Garofalo EM. 2010. Appendicular asymmetry altogether: gradients of directional asymmetry through the human upper limb. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 141(S50):58.

    Garofalo EM. 2010. Ontogenetic patterning of the whole long bone: patterns of metaphyseal and epiphyseal growth. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 141(S50):109.

    Holmes M, Garofalo EM, Ruff CB. 2010. Contrasting growth patterns in strength of the human mandible and long bones. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 141(S50):130.

    Chollet MB, EM Garofalo, MF Teaford, VB DeLeon. 2009. Student laboratory presentations as a learning tool in anatomy education. Anatomical Sciences Education 2(6):260-264.

    Garofalo EM, Sylvester AD, Ruff CB. 2009. An R program for automating bone cross-section reconstruction. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 138(S48):131-132.

    Ortner DJ, Garofalo EM, and Frohlich B. 2008. Tombs and burials of the EB1 people: Tombs excavated in 1977; 1979 (Chs 6 & 8). In: DJ Ortner and B Frohlich, The Early Bronze Age I Tombs and Burials of Bâb edh Dhrâ', Jordan. New York: AltaMira Press. pp 51-121; 147-182.

    Frohlich B, Garofalo EM, and Ortner DJ. 2008. Tombs and burials of the EB1 people: Tombs excavated in 1981. In: DJ Ortner and B Frohlich, The Early Bronze Age I Tombs and Burials of Bâb edh Dhrâ', Jordan. New York: AltaMira Press. pp 183-227.

    Ortner DJ, Garofalo EM, and Frohlich B. 2008. Paleopathology of the EB 1A and EB 1B People. In: DJ Ortner and B Frohlich, The Early Bronze Age I Tombs and Burials of Bâb edh Dhrâ', Jordan. New York: AltaMira Press. pp 263-280.

    Ortner DJ, Garofalo EM, and Zuckerman MK. 2007. The EB IA Burials of Bâb edh Dhrâ', Jordan: Bioarchaeological Evidence of Metabolic Disease. In M Faerman, L Horwitz, T Kahana and U Zilberman (eds.). Faces from the Past: Diachronic Patterns and Health Status in the Eastern Mediterranean: Papers in Honor of Patricia Smith. BAR International Series 1603. Oxford: Archaeopress. pp. 181-194.

    Garofalo EM, MK Zuckerman and DJ Ortner. 2007. The incomplete juvenile: Cranial vault thickness as an aging technique for juvenile skeletal remains. Amer. J. Phys. Anthropol. 132(S44):52.

    Zuckerman MK, EM Garofalo and DJ Ortner. 2007. Anemia or scurvy: Distinguishing the etiology of porotic hyperostosis via differential cranial vault thickness in juvenile humans. Amer. J. Phys. Anthropol. 132(S44):196.

    Ortner, D., Garofalo, E., Frohlich, B. 2006. Metabolic diseases in the Early Bronze Age people of Bâb edh Dhrâ', Jordan. (poster presentation at the Paleopathology Association European meeting)


  • Faculty Advisor:
  • Dr. Christopher Ruff

               
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