Dr Trudi Buck
Associate Professor (Teaching)
|Associate Professor (Teaching) in the Department of Anthropology|
|Associate Deputy Executive Dean, Education and Student Progression in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Health|
I received my PhD from the University of Durham in 2007. The title of my thesis was "Dispersal of Homo sapiens around the Indian Ocean Rim: a geometric morphometric study of craniofacial diversity".
Senior Fellow Higher Education Academy
- The evolution of human craniofacial diversity
- Early human migrations
- Biological anthropology from material culture
- Forensic anthropology
- Applications of geometric morphometrics to human evolution
- Public engagement with science and anthropology
- 2011: Identification of a Juvenile Skeleton from Vindolanda(£9906.00 from National Geographic Society)
- 0000: 2012 Winner Best Lecturer: Durham Student Union Awards:
- 0000: 2015 Winner Outstanding Academic Social Sciences: Durham Student Union Awards:
- Buck, Trudi, Greene, Elizabeth M., Meyer, Alexander, Barlow, Victoria & Graham, Eleanor (2019). The Body in the Ditch: Alternative Funerary Practices on the Northern Frontier of the Roman Empire? Britannia 50: 203-224.
- Merli, C. & Buck, T. (2015). Forensic identification and identity politics in 2004 Post-Tsunami Thailand: Negotiating dissolving boundaries. Human Remains and Violence: An Interdisciplinary Journal 1(1): 3-22.
- Buck, T. J. & Pipyrou, S. (2014). You can die but once? Creativity, narrative and epistemology in Western death. Mortality 19(3): 261-283.
- Buck, T.J. & Strand Viđarsdóttir, U. (2012). Craniofacial Evolution in Polynesia: A Geometric Morphometric Study of Population Diversity. American Journal of Human Biology 24(6): 776-785.
- Buck, T.J. & Vidarsdottir, U.S. (2007). Environmental Influences on cranial shape variation. American Journal of Physical Anthropology (44): 82.
- Strand Vidarsdottir, U., Buck, T.J., Cooper, A., Endicott, P. & Stringer, C. (2005). Morphology and molecules: a study of diversity and dispersal in the island populations of South Asia. American Journal of Physical Anthropology (Suppl. 40): 200-200.
- Buck, T.J. & Strand Vidarsdóttir, U. (2004). A proposed method for the identification of race in sub-adult skeletons: a geometric morphometric analysis of mandibular morphology. Journal of Forensic Sciences 49(6): 1159-1164.