Matthew S. Taylor

Person Profile

Personal Information
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Matthew S.
Taylor
Faculty
Lecturer
Contact Information
E-Mail: 
mstaylor@uw.edu
Mailbox: 
353100
Office Building: 
Denny
Room: 
M35
Office Phone: 
206-543-9601
Academic Information
Research Summary: 
I am a biological anthropologist with interests in skeletal biology, bioarcheology, dental anthropology, and forensic anthropology. My research has focused on prehistoric populations in Texas and the Southwest.
Teaching: 
I teach Principles of Biological Anthropology, Human and Comparative Osteology, Southwestern Archaeology, Bioarchaeology/Forensic Anthropology, and other select courses.
Discipline: 
Archaeology
Biocultural Anthropology
Keywords: 
skeletal biology, bioarcheology, dental anthropology, forensic anthropology, Texas and Southwestern archeology
Selected Publications
2012
Taylor MS. Brief Communication: the Uto-Aztecan premolar in early hunter-gatherers from the south-central North America. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 149(2):318-322.
2012
Taylor MS, Creel D. Biological relationships between foragers and farmers of south-central North America: discrete dental traits. American Antiquity 77:99-113.
2010
Taylor MS. Adult stature and health among early foragers of the Western Gulf Coastal Plain. Plains Anthropologist 55:55-66.
2008
Taylor MS. Cabeza de Vaca and the introduction of disease to Texas. Southwestern Historical Quarterly 111(4):419-428.