Melissa G. Torquato

Melissa is a Ph.D. candidate who works at the intersection of biological anthropology and archaeology. She uses statistical methods to study what people ate in the past and why? Currently, her research focuses on the transition from foraging to farming in prehistoric North America. Follow Melissa’s research here.

Trevor Keevil

Trevor is a Ph.D. student and research assistant in the LCA investigating human hunters’ role in the Ice Age extinction of North and South American megafauna. He does this by examining ancient humans’ butchery marks ancient humans left on megafauna fossils, including mammoths, mastodons, and giant ground sloths. This project uses high-resolution optical profilometry, geometric…