Dr. Carlina de la Cova of the University of South Carolina discusses forensic anthropology, historical bioarchaeology focusing on marginalized groups, and the overlap between the two.
- What to read to learn more:
- Dead Men Do Tell Tales by William R. Maples
- George Armelagos
- Debra L. Martin
- What she’s reading for work:
- Students’ dissertations
- Anatomy Museum: Death and the Body Displayed by Elizabeth Hallam
- What she’s consuming for fun:
- Sherlock Holmes (All of them) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
- Homunculus by James P. Blaylock
- Doctor Who
- de la Cova C. 2019. Marginalized bodies and the construction of the Robert J. Terry anatomical skeletal collection: A promised land lost. In Mant M and Holland A (eds.) Bioarchaeology of Marginalized People. Orlando: Academic Press, pp. 133-155.
- Stevens W, de la Cova C, Young C, Judge C. 2018. Skeletal Remains from the School of Anatomy, DeSaussure College, University of South Carolina. In Hodge SC and Shuler KA (eds.) Bioarchaeology of the Southeast: Bridging Bones and Behavior. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, pp. 197-224.
- de la Cova C. 2017. Fractured Lives: Structural Violence, Trauma, and Recidivism in Urban and Institutionalized 19th-century-born African Americans and Euro-Americans. In Tegemeyer C and Martin D (eds.) Broken Bones, Broken Bodies: Bioarchaeological and Forensic Approaches For Accumulative Trauma and Violence. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Press, pp. 153-180.
- de la Cova C. 2017. Army Healthcare for Sable Soldiers and Contrabands During the American Civil War. In Tegemeyer C and Martin D (eds.) Bioarchaeology of Women and Children in Times of War. New York: Springer Press, pp 129-148.
- Muller JL, Pearlstein KE, de la Cova C. 2016. Dissection and Documented Skeletal Collections: Embodiments of Legalized Inequality. In K Nystrom (ed.) The Bioarchaeology of Dissection and Autopsy in the United States. New York: Springer, pp. 185-201.
- de la Cova C. 2014. The biological effects of urbanization and in-migration on 19th-century-born African Americans and Euro-Americans of low socioeconomic status: An anthropological and historical approach. In MK Zuckerman (ed.), Modern Environments and Human Health: Revisiting the Second Epidemiological Transition. Malden: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 243-266.
- de la Cova C. 2012. Trauma Patterns in 19th-Century-Born African American and Euro-American Females. International Journal of Paleopathology 2: 61–68.
- de la Cova C. 2011. Race, health, and disease in 19th-century-born males. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 144: 526–537.