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Ginesse A. Listi

Director, LSU FACES Lab

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  • Assistant Professor - Research

Campus address
Howe-Russell-Kniffen Geoscience Complex
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 225-578-3906
Fax: 225-578-4420
Office hours: W 1:30 - 2:30

Ginesse A. Listi's CV


Diplomate, American Board of Forensic Anthropology, 2015



PhD Anthropology, Tulane University 2008
MA Anthropology, LSU, 1997
BA General Studies, LSU, 1994



Research interests include finding new ways to assess the biological profile for use in forensic
anthropology and bioarchaeology (specifically, examining patterns of health and disease in
prehistoric populations from the southern Lower Mississippi Valley).


Selected Publications

  • In Press:Listi, Ginesse A., and Mary. H. Manhein. Analysis of Burials Excavated from St.Peter Street Cemetery (16OR92), an 18th Century New Orleans Cemetery. Submitted to Louisiana Archaeology (expected Fall, 2015).
  • Listi, Ginesse A. The Use of Entheseal Changes in the Femur and Os Coxa forAge Assessment. Journal of Forensic Sciences (expected January, 2016).
  • 2013 Listi, Ginesse A. Bioarchaeological analysis of subsistence and health at the Lake George Site, Mississippi (22Yz557). Southeastern Archaeology 32(1): 111-28.
  • 2012 Listi, Ginesse A., and Mary H. Manhein. The use of vertebral osteoarthritis and osteophytosis In age estimation. Journal of Forensic Sciences 57(6):1537-40.
  • 2011 Listi, Ginesse A. Bioarchaeological Analysis of Diet during the Coles Creek Period in the Southern Lower Mississippi Valley. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 144(1):30-40


Courses Taught

Anthropology 1001 Introduction to Physical Anthropology and Prehistory
Anthropology 2014 Introduction to Forensic Anthropology
Anthropology 3909 Bones, Bodies, and Disease: Introduction to Paleopathology
Anthropology 7909 Paleopathology Seminar