Athreya, Sheela individual record
Associate Professor

I have research interests in Hominin Evolution and Systematics, Asia, Human Variation, Quantitative Methods, Craniofacial Biology, and History of Physical Anthropology.

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Academic Articles12
  • Cieri, R. L., Churchill, S. E., Franciscus, R. G., Tan, J., & Hare, B (2014). Comment on Craniofacial Feminization, Social Tolerance, and the Origins of Behavioral Modernity. Current Anthropology. 55(4), 431-432.
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  • Brophy, J. K., de Ruiter, D. J., Athreya, S., & DeWitt, T. J. (2014). Quantitative morphological analysis of bovid teeth and implications for paleoenvironmental reconstruction of Plovers Lake, Gauteng Province, South Africa. Journal of Archaeological Science. 41, 376-388.
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  • Grn, R., Athreya, S., Raj, R., & Patnaik, R. (2012). ESR response in tooth enamel to high-resolution CT scanning. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences. (1), 28.
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  • Athreya, S. (2014). Modern human emergence in South Asia: A review of the fossil and genetic evidence. Kaifu, Y., Izuho, M., Goebel, T., Sato, H., & Ono, A. (Eds.), Emergence and Diversity of Modern Human Behavior in Paleolithic Asia. 61-79. Texas A&M University Press.
  • Athreya, S. (2012). 9780195398229. Trinkaus, E., Constantin, S., & Zilhao, J. (Eds.), Life and Death at the Pestera cu Oase: A Setting for Modern Human Emergence in Europe. 321-331. Oxford University Press.
  • Athreya, S. (2011). South Asia as a Geographic Crossroad: Patterns and Predictions of Hominin Morphology in Pleistocene India. Norton, C. J., & Braun, D. R. (Eds.), Asian Paleoanthropology. 129-141. Springer Netherlands.
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  • Athreya, S. (2007). Was Homo heidelbergensis in South Asia? A test using the Narmada fossil from central India. Petraglia, M. D., & Allchin, B. (Eds.), The Evolution and History of Human Populations in South Asia: Inter-disciplinary Studies in Archaeology, Biological Anthropology, Linguistics and Genetics. 137-170. Springer Netherlands.
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