Micayla Spiros

  • Doctoral Student, Forensic Anthropology Laboratory


East Fee Hall

Research Interests

  • Forensic Anthropology
  • Skeletal Biology
  • Human Variation
  • Ancestry Estimation
  • Cognitive Bias
  • Postcranial Variation

Biographical Info

Micayla is a physical anthropology doctoral student with a focus in forensic anthropology. She is working with Dr. Hefner as a graduate assistant looking at human variation and macromorphoscopic trait analyses. She earned her B.A. in Anthropology from Miami University, Ohio in 2016 and her M.Sc. in Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology from University College London in 2017.

Current Research Projects

The Macromorphoscopic Databank


(In Press). Standardization of Postcranial Nonmetric Traits and Their Utility in Ancestry Analysis. MC Spiros. Forensic Anthropology