Dr Louise Humphrey

Dr Louise Humphrey

Researcher

Department: Earth Sciences
Division: ES Vertebrates and Anthropology Palaeobiology
Phone: 020 7942 5719

Specialisms

Bioarchaeology, Dental Anthropology, Human Origins

Summary

My research interests cover human origins, bioarchaeology and dental anthropology. I am particularly interested in infancy and childhood in past populations, including growth and development and reconstructing aspects of individual life history.

Qualifications

Degrees

BSc, University College London, United Kingdom

PhD, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Employment history

Academic

Researcher in Human Origins, Natural History Museum, United Kingdom, 1997 - ongoing

Highlighted publications

Humphrey LT, De GrooteI, Morales J, Barton N, Collcutt S, et al. (2014) Earliest evidence for caries and exploitation of starchy plant foods in Pleistocene hunter-gatherers from Morocco. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111 (3) : 954 - 959. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1318176111

Humphrey LT (2010) Weaning behaviour in human evolution. Seminars in Cell & Developmental Biology, 21 (4) : 453 - 461. doi: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2009.11.003

Humphrey LT, Dean MC, Jeffries TE, Penn M (2008) Unlocking evidence of early diet from tooth enamel. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105 (19) : 6834 - 6839. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0711513105

King T, Humphrey LT, Hillson S (2005) Linear enamel hypoplasias as indicators of systemic physiological stress: Evidence from two known age-at-death and sex populations from postmedieval London. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 128 (3) : 547 - 559. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.20232

Humphrey LT (1998) Growth patterns in the modern human skeleton. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 105 (1) : 57 - 72. doi: 10.1002/(SICI)1096-8644(199801)105:1<57::AID-AJPA6>3.0.CO;2-A

Grants

Cultural transitions at Grotte des Pigeons, Morocco
Role: Principal investigatorHumphrey LT
Funding: Calleva Foundation
Dates: 2016 - 2019

Pleistocene Humans in Morocco
Role: Principal investigatorHumphrey LT
Funding: Calleva Foundation
Dates: 2016 - 2016

Child Health in Early industrial London
Role: Principal investigatorHumphrey LT
Funding: Calleva Foundation
Dates: 2016 - 2019

Tooth Enamel as an Archive of Early Life Experience
Role: Principal investigatorHumphrey LT
Funding: Calleva Foundation
Dates: 2012 - 2016

Cemeteries and sedentism in the epipalaeolithic of North Africa
Role: Principal investigatorHumphrey L
Funding: Leverhulme Trust
Total value £249,459 (to Museum £87,898)
Dates: 2009 - 2012

Calleva 2 Management Fund
Role: Principal investigatorStringer CB
Co-investigator: humphrey L
Funding: Calleva Foundation
Dates: 2016 - 2019

Calleva 1 Management Fund
Role: Principal investigatorStringer CB
Co-investigator: Humphrey L
Funding: Calleva Foundation
Dates: 2012 - 2016

Calcium isotopes: a new tool to study the spread of dairying in prehistory
Co-investigator: Humphrey L
Funding: NERC
Total value £352,356.44 (to Museum £4,037.22)
Dates: 2007 - 2010

Committees

Member, Advisory Panel on the Archaeology of Burials in England,

Memberships

International Union of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Sciences (UISPP).

European Society of Human Evolution.

Member, American Association of Physical Anthropologists.

Editorships

Board member, Bulletins et Mémoires de la Société d'Anthropologie de Paris,

Events

Organisation

Organising committee, European Society for the Study of Human Evolution Annual Conference 2015, (Conference),

Publications

Wilson LAB, Humphrey LT (2017) Voyaging into the third dimension: A perspective on virtual methods and their application to studies of juvenile sex estimation and the ontogeny of sexual dimorphism. Forensic Science International, 278 : 32 - 46. doi: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2017.06.016

Cardoso HFV, Spake L, Humphrey LT (2017) Age estimation of immature human skeletal remains from the dimensions of the girdle bones in the postnatal period. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 163 (4) : 772 - 783. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.23248

Humphrey L (2017, 3 5) Palaeontology: Evolution with teeth. Nature. 545 (7652) : : 26 - 27. doi: 10.1038/545026a

Ives R, Humphrey L (2017) Patterns of long bone growth in a mid-19th century documented sample of the urban poor from Bethnal Green, London, UK. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 163 (1) : 173 - 186. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.23198

Cardoso HFV, Vandergugten JM, Humphrey LT (2017) Age estimation of immature human skeletal remains from the metaphyseal and epiphyseal widths of the long bones in the post-natal period. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 162 (1) : 19 - 35. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.23081

Bocaege E, Humphrey LT (2016) Lateral enamel growth in human incisors from Çatalhöyük in Turkey. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 161 (4) : 656 - 666. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.23069

Wilson LAB, Ives R, Humphrey LT (2017) Quantification of 3D curvature in the iliac crest: Ontogeny and implications for sex determination in juveniles. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 162 (2) : 255 - 266. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.23114

De GrooteI, Humphrey LT (2016) Characterizing evulsion in the Later Stone Age Maghreb: Age, sex and effects on mastication. Quaternary International, 413 : 50 - 61. doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2015.08.082

Humphrey LT (2016) Chemical and isotopic analyses of dental tissues, In: A Companion to Dental Anthropology, John Wiley & Sons, Inc : 499 - 513.

Wilson LAB, Humphrey LT (2015) A Virtual geometric morphometric approach to the quantification of long bone bilateral asymmetry and cross-sectional shape. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 158 (4) : 541 - 556. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.22809

Wilson LAB, Ives R, Cardoso HFV, Humphrey LT (2015) Shape, size, and maturity trajectories of the human ilium. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 156 (1) : 19 - 34. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.22625

Cardoso HFV, Abrantes J, Humphrey LT (2014) Age estimation of immature human skeletal remains from the diaphyseal length of the long bones in the postnatal period. International Journal of Legal Medicine, 128 (5) : 809 - 824. doi: 10.1007/s00414-013-0925-5

Humphrey LT (2014) Isotopic and trace element evidence of dietary transitions in early life. Annals of Human Biology, 41 (4) : 348 - 357. doi: 10.3109/03014460.2014.923939

Humphrey LT, De GrooteI, Morales J, Barton N, Collcutt S, Bronk RamseyC, Bouzouggar A (2014) Earliest evidence for caries and exploitation of starchy plant foods in Pleistocene hunter-gatherers from Morocco. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111 (3) : 954 - 959. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1318176111

Ibrahim YK, Tshen LT, Westaway KE, Cranbrook EO, Humphrey L, Muhammad RF, Zhao J-X, Peng LC (2013) First discovery of Pleistocene orangutan (Pongo sp.) fossils in Peninsular Malaysia: Biogeographic and paleoenvironmental implications. Journal of Human Evolution, 65 (6) : 770 - 797. doi: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2013.09.005

Mays S, Elders J, Humphrey, L, White, W, Marshall, P (2013) Science and the Dead: A Guideline for the Destructive Sampling of Archaeological Remains for Scientific Analysis. Advisory Panel on the Archaeology of Burials in England : London.

Humphrey L, Bello S, Rousham E (2012) Sex differences in infant mortality in Spitalfields, London, 1750-1839.. J Biosoc Sci, 44 (1) : 95 - 119. doi: 10.1017/S0021932011000484

Humphrey L, Bello SM, Turner E, Bouzouggar A, Barton N (2012) Iberomaurusian funerary behaviour: Evidence from Grotte des Pigeons, Taforalt, Morocco. Journal of Human Evolution, 62 (2) : 261 - 273. doi: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2011.11.003

Daskalaki E, Anderung C, Humphrey L, Götherström A (2011) Further developments in molecular sex assignment: a blind test of 18th and 19th century human skeletons. Journal of Archaeological Science, 38 (6) : 1326 - 1330. doi: 10.1016/j.jas.2011.01.009

De GrooteI, Humphrey LT (2011) Body mass and stature estimation based on the first metatarsal in humans. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 144 (4) : 625 - 632. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.21458

Nitsch EK, Humphrey LT, Hedges REM (2011) Using stable isotope analysis to examine the effect of economic change on breastfeeding practices in Spitalfields, London, UK. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 146 (4) : 619 - 628. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.21623

Nitsch EK, Humphrey LT, Hedges REM (2010) The effect of parity status on δ15N: looking for the “pregnancy effect” in 18th and 19th century London. Journal of Archaeological Science, 37 (12) : 3191 - 3199. doi: 10.1016/j.jas.2010.07.019

Dirks W, Humphrey LT, Dean MC, Jeffries TE (2010) The Relationship of Accentuated Lines in Enamel to Weaning Stress in Juvenile Baboons (Papio hamadryas anubis). Folia Primatologica, 81 (4) : 207 - 223. doi: 10.1159/000321707

Humphrey LT (2010) Weaning behaviour in human evolution. Seminars in Cell & Developmental Biology, 21 (4) : 453 - 461. doi: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2009.11.003

Wilson LAB, Cardoso HFV, Humphrey LT (2011) On the reliability of a geometric morphometric approach to sex determination: A blind test of six criteria of the juvenile ilium. Forensic Science International, 206 (1-3) : 35 - 42. doi: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2010.06.014

Humphrey LT, Dean MC, Jeffries TE, Penn M (2008) Unlocking evidence of early diet from tooth enamel. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105 (19) : 6834 - 6839. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0711513105

Wilson LA, Macleod N, Humphrey LT (2008) Morphometric Criteria for Sexing Juvenile Human Skeletons Using the Ilium. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 53 (2) : 269 - 278. doi: 10.1111/j.1556-4029.2008.00656.x

Barton RNE, Bouzouggar A, Humphrey LT, Berridge P, Collcutt SN, Gale R, Parfitt S, Parker AG, Rhodes EJ, Schwenninger JL (2008) Human burial evidence from Hattab II Cave (Oued Laou-Tétuoan, Morocco) and the question of continuity in Late Pleistocene–Holocene mortuary practices in Northwest Africa. Cambridge Archaeological Journal, 18 (2) : 195 - 214.

Bouzouggar A, Barton RNE, Blockley S, Bronk-ramsey C, Collcutt SN, Gale R, Higham TFG, Humphrey LT, Parfitt S, Turner E, Ward S (2008) Reevaluating the Age of the Iberomaurusian in Morocco. African Archaeological Review, 25 (1-2) : 3 - 19. doi: 10.1007/s10437-008-9023-3

Humphrey LT (2008) Enamel traces of early lifetime events, In: Between Biology and Culture, Schultkowski H (Eds). Cambridge University Press : 186 - 206.

Humphrey LT, Andrews P (2008) Metric variation in the postcanine teeth from Paşalar, Turkey. Journal of Human Evolution, 54 (4) : 503 - 517. doi: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2007.08.002

Humphrey LT, Bocaege E (2008) Tooth Evulsion in the Maghreb: Chronological and Geographical Patterns. African Archaeological Review, 25 (1-2) : 109 - 123. doi: 10.1007/s10437-008-9022-4

Humphrey LT, Dirks W, Dean MC, Jeffries TE (2008) Tracking Dietary Transitions in Weanling Baboons (Papio hamadryas anubis) Using Strontium/Calcium Ratios in Enamel. Folia Primatologica, 79 (4) : 197 - 212. doi: 10.1159/000113457

Humphrey LT, Jeffries T, Dean MC (2008) Micro spatial distributions of lead and zinc in human deciduous tooth enamel, In: null, Cambridge University Press : 87 - 87.

Barton RNE, Bouzouggar A, Bronk-ramsey C, Collcutt SN, Higham TFG, Humphrey LT, Parfitt S, Rhodes EJ, Schwenninger JL, Stringer CB, Others (2007) Abrupt climatic change and chronology of the Upper Palaeolithic in northern and eastern Morocco, In: null, null : 177 - 186.

Bayliss A, Benson D, Galer D, Humphrey L, Mcfadyen L, Whittle A (2007) One thing after another: the date of the Ascott-under-Wychwood long barrow. Cambridge Archaeological Journal, 17 (S1) : 29 - 44.

Bello SM, Humphrey LT (2007) The funerary behaviour and the social value of children in a proto-industrial urban population during the 18th and 19 th centuries. BAR International Series, 1712 : 24 - 24.

Humphrey LT, Dean MC, Jeffries TE (2007) An evaluation of changes in strontium/calcium ratios across the neonatal line in human deciduous teeth, In: Dental Perspectives on Human Evolution: State of the Art Research in Dental Paleoanthropology, Springer : 303 - 319.

Humphrey LT, Scheuer L (2006) Age of closure of the foramen of Huschke: an osteological study. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, 16 (1) : 47 - 60. doi: 10.1002/oa.807

Barton RNE, Bouzouggar A, Collcutt SN, Gale R, Higham TFG, Humphrey LT, Parfitt S, Rhodes E, Stringer CB, Malek F (2005) The Late Upper Palaeolithic Occupation of the Moroccan Northwest Maghreb During the Last Glacial Maximum. African Archaeological Review, 22 (2) : 77 - 100. doi: 10.1007/s10437-005-4190-y

King T, Humphrey LT, Hillson S (2005) Linear enamel hypoplasias as indicators of systemic physiological stress: Evidence from two known age-at-death and sex populations from postmedieval London. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 128 (3) : 547 - 559. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.20232

Humphrey LT (2003) Linear growth variation in the archaeological record, In: Patterns of growth varistion in the genus Homo, Thompson JL, Krovitz GE, Nelson AJ (Eds). Cambridge University Press : 144 - 169.

Trinkaus E, Humphrey L, Stringer C, Churchill SE, Tague RG (2003) Gough’s Cave 1 (Somerset, England): an assessment of the sex and age at death. Bulletin of the Natural History Museum: Geology, 58 : 45 - 50.

Humphrey LT, Stringer C (2002) The human cranial remains from Gough’s Cave (Somerset, England). Bulletin of the Natural History Museum: Geology, 58 : 153 - 168.

King T, Hillson S, Humphrey LT (2002) A detailed study of enamel hypoplasia in a post-medieval adolescent of known age and sex. Archives of Oral Biology, 47 (1) : 29 - 39. doi: 10.1016/S0003-9969(01)00091-7

Rousham, E, Humphrey, L (2002) The dynamics of child survival, In: Human Population Dynamics: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives, Macbeth H, Collinso P (Eds). Cambridge University Press : 124 - 140.

Humphrey L (2000) Interpretation of the growth of past populations, In: Children and Material Culture, Derevenski JS (Eds). Routledge : 193 - 205.

Humphrey L (2000) Growth studies of past populations: an overview and an example, In: Human Osteology: In Archaeology and Forensic Science, Cox M, Mays S (Eds). Cambridge University Press : 23 - 38.

Humphrey, LT, King, T (2000) Childhood stress: a lifetime legacy. Anthropologie, 38 (1) : 33 - 49.

Andrews P, Humphrey L (1999) African Miocene environments and the transition to early hominines. African Biogeography, Climate Change and Human Evolution, 282 - 300.

Humphrey LT, Dean MC, Stringer CB (1999) Morphological variation in great ape and modern human mandibles. JOURNAL OF ANATOMY, 195 : 491 - 513. doi: 10.1046/j.1469-7580.1999.19540491.x

Humphrey, L (1999) Relative mandibular growth in humans, gorillas and chimpanzees, In: Human Growth in the Past: Studies from Bones and Teeth, Hoppa RD, FitzGerald CM (Eds). Cambridge University Press : 65 - 87.

Fernández-jalvo Y, Denys C, Andrews P, Williams T, Dauphin Y, Humphrey L (1998) Taphonomy and palaeoecology of Olduvai Bed-I (Pleistocene, Tanzania). Journal of Human Evolution, 34 (2) : 137 - 172. doi: 10.1006/jhev.1997.0188

Humphrey LT (1998) Growth patterns in the modern human skeleton. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 105 (1) : 57 - 72. doi: 10.1002/(SICI)1096-8644(199801)105:1<57::AID-AJPA6>3.0.CO;2-A

Stringer CB, Humphrey LT, Compton T (1997) Cladistic analysis of dental traits in recent humans using a fossil outgroup. Journal of Human Evolution, 32 (4) : 389 - 402. doi: 10.1006/jhev.1996.0112

Fortelius M, Werdelin L, Andrews P, Bernor RL, Gentry A, Humphrey L, Mittmann HW, Viranta S (1996) Provinciality, diversity, turnover and paleoecology in land mammal faunas of the later Miocene of western Eurasia, In: null, Columbia University Press New York : 414 - 448.

Supervision

Doctorate (PhD) Co-supervisor to Marquez-Grant N
Co supervisor(s): Humphrey LT
A bioanthropological perspective on the Punic period in Ibiza (Spain) as evidenced by human skeletal remains

Doctorate (PhD) Joint supervisor to Bocaege E
Co supervisor(s): Humphrey LT
Childhood growth in the Neolithic: a detailed case study of Çatalhöyük

Examiner

External examiner, Doctoral degree (PhD)

2017

Examination committee member, Doctoral degree (PhD)

2013

External examiner, Doctoral degree (PhD)

2012

External examiner, Doctoral degree (PhD)

2011

External examiner, Doctoral degree (PhD)

2010

External examiner, Doctoral degree (PhD)

2009

Examination committee member, Doctoral degree (PhD)

2009

External examiner, Doctoral degree (PhD)

2003

Introduction

Summary

My research interests cover human origins, bioarchaeology and dental anthropology. I am particularly interested in infancy and childhood in past populations, including growth and development and reconstructing aspects of individual life history.

Qualifications

Degrees

BSc, University College London, United Kingdom

PhD, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Employment history

Academic

Researcher in Human Origins, Natural History Museum, United Kingdom, 1997 - ongoing

Highlighted publications

Humphrey LT, De GrooteI, Morales J, Barton N, Collcutt S, et al. (2014) Earliest evidence for caries and exploitation of starchy plant foods in Pleistocene hunter-gatherers from Morocco. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111 (3) : 954 - 959. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1318176111

Humphrey LT (2010) Weaning behaviour in human evolution. Seminars in Cell & Developmental Biology, 21 (4) : 453 - 461. doi: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2009.11.003

Humphrey LT, Dean MC, Jeffries TE, Penn M (2008) Unlocking evidence of early diet from tooth enamel. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105 (19) : 6834 - 6839. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0711513105

King T, Humphrey LT, Hillson S (2005) Linear enamel hypoplasias as indicators of systemic physiological stress: Evidence from two known age-at-death and sex populations from postmedieval London. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 128 (3) : 547 - 559. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.20232

Humphrey LT (1998) Growth patterns in the modern human skeleton. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 105 (1) : 57 - 72. doi: 10.1002/(SICI)1096-8644(199801)105:1<57::AID-AJPA6>3.0.CO;2-A

Projects

Grants

Cultural transitions at Grotte des Pigeons, Morocco
Role: Principal investigatorHumphrey LT
Funding: Calleva Foundation
Dates: 2016 - 2019

Pleistocene Humans in Morocco
Role: Principal investigatorHumphrey LT
Funding: Calleva Foundation
Dates: 2016 - 2016

Child Health in Early industrial London
Role: Principal investigatorHumphrey LT
Funding: Calleva Foundation
Dates: 2016 - 2019

Tooth Enamel as an Archive of Early Life Experience
Role: Principal investigatorHumphrey LT
Funding: Calleva Foundation
Dates: 2012 - 2016

Cemeteries and sedentism in the epipalaeolithic of North Africa
Role: Principal investigatorHumphrey L
Funding: Leverhulme Trust
Total value £249,459 (to Museum £87,898)
Dates: 2009 - 2012

Calleva 2 Management Fund
Role: Principal investigatorStringer CB
Co-investigator: humphrey L
Funding: Calleva Foundation
Dates: 2016 - 2019

Calleva 1 Management Fund
Role: Principal investigatorStringer CB
Co-investigator: Humphrey L
Funding: Calleva Foundation
Dates: 2012 - 2016

Calcium isotopes: a new tool to study the spread of dairying in prehistory
Co-investigator: Humphrey L
Funding: NERC
Total value £352,356.44 (to Museum £4,037.22)
Dates: 2007 - 2010

Professional activities

Committees

Member, Advisory Panel on the Archaeology of Burials in England,

Memberships

International Union of Prehistoric and Protohistoric Sciences (UISPP).

European Society of Human Evolution.

Member, American Association of Physical Anthropologists.

Editorships

Board member, Bulletins et Mémoires de la Société d'Anthropologie de Paris,

Events

Organisation

Organising committee, European Society for the Study of Human Evolution Annual Conference 2015, (Conference),

Publications

Publications

Wilson LAB, Humphrey LT (2017) Voyaging into the third dimension: A perspective on virtual methods and their application to studies of juvenile sex estimation and the ontogeny of sexual dimorphism. Forensic Science International, 278 : 32 - 46. doi: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2017.06.016

Cardoso HFV, Spake L, Humphrey LT (2017) Age estimation of immature human skeletal remains from the dimensions of the girdle bones in the postnatal period. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 163 (4) : 772 - 783. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.23248

Humphrey L (2017, 3 5) Palaeontology: Evolution with teeth. Nature. 545 (7652) : : 26 - 27. doi: 10.1038/545026a

Ives R, Humphrey L (2017) Patterns of long bone growth in a mid-19th century documented sample of the urban poor from Bethnal Green, London, UK. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 163 (1) : 173 - 186. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.23198

Cardoso HFV, Vandergugten JM, Humphrey LT (2017) Age estimation of immature human skeletal remains from the metaphyseal and epiphyseal widths of the long bones in the post-natal period. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 162 (1) : 19 - 35. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.23081

Bocaege E, Humphrey LT (2016) Lateral enamel growth in human incisors from Çatalhöyük in Turkey. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 161 (4) : 656 - 666. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.23069

Wilson LAB, Ives R, Humphrey LT (2017) Quantification of 3D curvature in the iliac crest: Ontogeny and implications for sex determination in juveniles. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 162 (2) : 255 - 266. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.23114

De GrooteI, Humphrey LT (2016) Characterizing evulsion in the Later Stone Age Maghreb: Age, sex and effects on mastication. Quaternary International, 413 : 50 - 61. doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2015.08.082

Humphrey LT (2016) Chemical and isotopic analyses of dental tissues, In: A Companion to Dental Anthropology, John Wiley & Sons, Inc : 499 - 513.

Wilson LAB, Humphrey LT (2015) A Virtual geometric morphometric approach to the quantification of long bone bilateral asymmetry and cross-sectional shape. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 158 (4) : 541 - 556. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.22809

Wilson LAB, Ives R, Cardoso HFV, Humphrey LT (2015) Shape, size, and maturity trajectories of the human ilium. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 156 (1) : 19 - 34. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.22625

Cardoso HFV, Abrantes J, Humphrey LT (2014) Age estimation of immature human skeletal remains from the diaphyseal length of the long bones in the postnatal period. International Journal of Legal Medicine, 128 (5) : 809 - 824. doi: 10.1007/s00414-013-0925-5

Humphrey LT (2014) Isotopic and trace element evidence of dietary transitions in early life. Annals of Human Biology, 41 (4) : 348 - 357. doi: 10.3109/03014460.2014.923939

Humphrey LT, De GrooteI, Morales J, Barton N, Collcutt S, Bronk RamseyC, Bouzouggar A (2014) Earliest evidence for caries and exploitation of starchy plant foods in Pleistocene hunter-gatherers from Morocco. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111 (3) : 954 - 959. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1318176111

Ibrahim YK, Tshen LT, Westaway KE, Cranbrook EO, Humphrey L, Muhammad RF, Zhao J-X, Peng LC (2013) First discovery of Pleistocene orangutan (Pongo sp.) fossils in Peninsular Malaysia: Biogeographic and paleoenvironmental implications. Journal of Human Evolution, 65 (6) : 770 - 797. doi: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2013.09.005

Mays S, Elders J, Humphrey, L, White, W, Marshall, P (2013) Science and the Dead: A Guideline for the Destructive Sampling of Archaeological Remains for Scientific Analysis. Advisory Panel on the Archaeology of Burials in England : London.

Humphrey L, Bello S, Rousham E (2012) Sex differences in infant mortality in Spitalfields, London, 1750-1839.. J Biosoc Sci, 44 (1) : 95 - 119. doi: 10.1017/S0021932011000484

Humphrey L, Bello SM, Turner E, Bouzouggar A, Barton N (2012) Iberomaurusian funerary behaviour: Evidence from Grotte des Pigeons, Taforalt, Morocco. Journal of Human Evolution, 62 (2) : 261 - 273. doi: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2011.11.003

Daskalaki E, Anderung C, Humphrey L, Götherström A (2011) Further developments in molecular sex assignment: a blind test of 18th and 19th century human skeletons. Journal of Archaeological Science, 38 (6) : 1326 - 1330. doi: 10.1016/j.jas.2011.01.009

De GrooteI, Humphrey LT (2011) Body mass and stature estimation based on the first metatarsal in humans. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 144 (4) : 625 - 632. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.21458

Nitsch EK, Humphrey LT, Hedges REM (2011) Using stable isotope analysis to examine the effect of economic change on breastfeeding practices in Spitalfields, London, UK. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 146 (4) : 619 - 628. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.21623

Nitsch EK, Humphrey LT, Hedges REM (2010) The effect of parity status on δ15N: looking for the “pregnancy effect” in 18th and 19th century London. Journal of Archaeological Science, 37 (12) : 3191 - 3199. doi: 10.1016/j.jas.2010.07.019

Dirks W, Humphrey LT, Dean MC, Jeffries TE (2010) The Relationship of Accentuated Lines in Enamel to Weaning Stress in Juvenile Baboons (Papio hamadryas anubis). Folia Primatologica, 81 (4) : 207 - 223. doi: 10.1159/000321707

Humphrey LT (2010) Weaning behaviour in human evolution. Seminars in Cell & Developmental Biology, 21 (4) : 453 - 461. doi: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2009.11.003

Wilson LAB, Cardoso HFV, Humphrey LT (2011) On the reliability of a geometric morphometric approach to sex determination: A blind test of six criteria of the juvenile ilium. Forensic Science International, 206 (1-3) : 35 - 42. doi: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2010.06.014

Humphrey LT, Dean MC, Jeffries TE, Penn M (2008) Unlocking evidence of early diet from tooth enamel. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105 (19) : 6834 - 6839. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0711513105

Wilson LA, Macleod N, Humphrey LT (2008) Morphometric Criteria for Sexing Juvenile Human Skeletons Using the Ilium. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 53 (2) : 269 - 278. doi: 10.1111/j.1556-4029.2008.00656.x

Barton RNE, Bouzouggar A, Humphrey LT, Berridge P, Collcutt SN, Gale R, Parfitt S, Parker AG, Rhodes EJ, Schwenninger JL (2008) Human burial evidence from Hattab II Cave (Oued Laou-Tétuoan, Morocco) and the question of continuity in Late Pleistocene–Holocene mortuary practices in Northwest Africa. Cambridge Archaeological Journal, 18 (2) : 195 - 214.

Bouzouggar A, Barton RNE, Blockley S, Bronk-ramsey C, Collcutt SN, Gale R, Higham TFG, Humphrey LT, Parfitt S, Turner E, Ward S (2008) Reevaluating the Age of the Iberomaurusian in Morocco. African Archaeological Review, 25 (1-2) : 3 - 19. doi: 10.1007/s10437-008-9023-3

Humphrey LT (2008) Enamel traces of early lifetime events, In: Between Biology and Culture, Schultkowski H (Eds). Cambridge University Press : 186 - 206.

Humphrey LT, Andrews P (2008) Metric variation in the postcanine teeth from Paşalar, Turkey. Journal of Human Evolution, 54 (4) : 503 - 517. doi: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2007.08.002

Humphrey LT, Bocaege E (2008) Tooth Evulsion in the Maghreb: Chronological and Geographical Patterns. African Archaeological Review, 25 (1-2) : 109 - 123. doi: 10.1007/s10437-008-9022-4

Humphrey LT, Dirks W, Dean MC, Jeffries TE (2008) Tracking Dietary Transitions in Weanling Baboons (Papio hamadryas anubis) Using Strontium/Calcium Ratios in Enamel. Folia Primatologica, 79 (4) : 197 - 212. doi: 10.1159/000113457

Humphrey LT, Jeffries T, Dean MC (2008) Micro spatial distributions of lead and zinc in human deciduous tooth enamel, In: null, Cambridge University Press : 87 - 87.

Barton RNE, Bouzouggar A, Bronk-ramsey C, Collcutt SN, Higham TFG, Humphrey LT, Parfitt S, Rhodes EJ, Schwenninger JL, Stringer CB, Others (2007) Abrupt climatic change and chronology of the Upper Palaeolithic in northern and eastern Morocco, In: null, null : 177 - 186.

Bayliss A, Benson D, Galer D, Humphrey L, Mcfadyen L, Whittle A (2007) One thing after another: the date of the Ascott-under-Wychwood long barrow. Cambridge Archaeological Journal, 17 (S1) : 29 - 44.

Bello SM, Humphrey LT (2007) The funerary behaviour and the social value of children in a proto-industrial urban population during the 18th and 19 th centuries. BAR International Series, 1712 : 24 - 24.

Humphrey LT, Dean MC, Jeffries TE (2007) An evaluation of changes in strontium/calcium ratios across the neonatal line in human deciduous teeth, In: Dental Perspectives on Human Evolution: State of the Art Research in Dental Paleoanthropology, Springer : 303 - 319.

Humphrey LT, Scheuer L (2006) Age of closure of the foramen of Huschke: an osteological study. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, 16 (1) : 47 - 60. doi: 10.1002/oa.807

Barton RNE, Bouzouggar A, Collcutt SN, Gale R, Higham TFG, Humphrey LT, Parfitt S, Rhodes E, Stringer CB, Malek F (2005) The Late Upper Palaeolithic Occupation of the Moroccan Northwest Maghreb During the Last Glacial Maximum. African Archaeological Review, 22 (2) : 77 - 100. doi: 10.1007/s10437-005-4190-y

King T, Humphrey LT, Hillson S (2005) Linear enamel hypoplasias as indicators of systemic physiological stress: Evidence from two known age-at-death and sex populations from postmedieval London. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 128 (3) : 547 - 559. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.20232

Humphrey LT (2003) Linear growth variation in the archaeological record, In: Patterns of growth varistion in the genus Homo, Thompson JL, Krovitz GE, Nelson AJ (Eds). Cambridge University Press : 144 - 169.

Trinkaus E, Humphrey L, Stringer C, Churchill SE, Tague RG (2003) Gough’s Cave 1 (Somerset, England): an assessment of the sex and age at death. Bulletin of the Natural History Museum: Geology, 58 : 45 - 50.

Humphrey LT, Stringer C (2002) The human cranial remains from Gough’s Cave (Somerset, England). Bulletin of the Natural History Museum: Geology, 58 : 153 - 168.

King T, Hillson S, Humphrey LT (2002) A detailed study of enamel hypoplasia in a post-medieval adolescent of known age and sex. Archives of Oral Biology, 47 (1) : 29 - 39. doi: 10.1016/S0003-9969(01)00091-7

Rousham, E, Humphrey, L (2002) The dynamics of child survival, In: Human Population Dynamics: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives, Macbeth H, Collinso P (Eds). Cambridge University Press : 124 - 140.

Humphrey L (2000) Interpretation of the growth of past populations, In: Children and Material Culture, Derevenski JS (Eds). Routledge : 193 - 205.

Humphrey L (2000) Growth studies of past populations: an overview and an example, In: Human Osteology: In Archaeology and Forensic Science, Cox M, Mays S (Eds). Cambridge University Press : 23 - 38.

Humphrey, LT, King, T (2000) Childhood stress: a lifetime legacy. Anthropologie, 38 (1) : 33 - 49.

Andrews P, Humphrey L (1999) African Miocene environments and the transition to early hominines. African Biogeography, Climate Change and Human Evolution, 282 - 300.

Humphrey LT, Dean MC, Stringer CB (1999) Morphological variation in great ape and modern human mandibles. JOURNAL OF ANATOMY, 195 : 491 - 513. doi: 10.1046/j.1469-7580.1999.19540491.x

Humphrey, L (1999) Relative mandibular growth in humans, gorillas and chimpanzees, In: Human Growth in the Past: Studies from Bones and Teeth, Hoppa RD, FitzGerald CM (Eds). Cambridge University Press : 65 - 87.

Fernández-jalvo Y, Denys C, Andrews P, Williams T, Dauphin Y, Humphrey L (1998) Taphonomy and palaeoecology of Olduvai Bed-I (Pleistocene, Tanzania). Journal of Human Evolution, 34 (2) : 137 - 172. doi: 10.1006/jhev.1997.0188

Humphrey LT (1998) Growth patterns in the modern human skeleton. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 105 (1) : 57 - 72. doi: 10.1002/(SICI)1096-8644(199801)105:1<57::AID-AJPA6>3.0.CO;2-A

Stringer CB, Humphrey LT, Compton T (1997) Cladistic analysis of dental traits in recent humans using a fossil outgroup. Journal of Human Evolution, 32 (4) : 389 - 402. doi: 10.1006/jhev.1996.0112

Fortelius M, Werdelin L, Andrews P, Bernor RL, Gentry A, Humphrey L, Mittmann HW, Viranta S (1996) Provinciality, diversity, turnover and paleoecology in land mammal faunas of the later Miocene of western Eurasia, In: null, Columbia University Press New York : 414 - 448.

Teaching and students

Supervision

Doctorate (PhD) Co-supervisor to Marquez-Grant N
Co supervisor(s): Humphrey LT
A bioanthropological perspective on the Punic period in Ibiza (Spain) as evidenced by human skeletal remains

Doctorate (PhD) Joint supervisor to Bocaege E
Co supervisor(s): Humphrey LT
Childhood growth in the Neolithic: a detailed case study of Çatalhöyük

Examiner

External examiner, Doctoral degree (PhD)

2017

Examination committee member, Doctoral degree (PhD)

2013

External examiner, Doctoral degree (PhD)

2012

External examiner, Doctoral degree (PhD)

2011

External examiner, Doctoral degree (PhD)

2010

External examiner, Doctoral degree (PhD)

2009

Examination committee member, Doctoral degree (PhD)

2009

External examiner, Doctoral degree (PhD)

2003