Kelly Kamnikar

  • Doctoral Student, Physical Anthropology
  • Graduate Research Assistant


Fee Hall

Research Interests

  • forensic anthropology
  • human rights
  • paleopathology
  • human variation
  • ancestry estimation
  • personal identification

Biographical Info

Kelly is a doctoral student in Physical Anthropology with a focus on Forensic Anthropology. Her research interests include macromorphoscopic trait analysis and methods for identification in humanitarian contexts.


In Press Intraobserver Error in Macromorphoscopic Trait Analysis. KR Kamnikar, AM Plemons, and JT Hefner. Accepted, Journal of Forensic Sciences

In Prep The Macromorphoscopic Databank: A Data Collection and Analytical Tool for the Analysis of Macromorphoscopic Trait Data. AM Plemons, KR Kamnikar, and JT Hefner. Submitted

In Prep Interpreting physical impairment in the Mississippian Period: A case study from the Holliston Mills Site, TN. KR Kamnikar, MK Zuckerman, NP Herrmann, JD Franklin. Submitted