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Juliet K. Brophy

Assistant Professor


Campus address
E105 Howe-Russell-Kniffen Geoscience Complex
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 225-578-7615
Fax: 225-578-4420

Juliet K. Brophy's CV


Ph.D. Texas A&M University 2011
M.A. University of Tennessee 2004
B.S. University of Michigan 2002



Craniodental morphometric analysis, Hominin Evolution, Zooarchaeology and taphonomy


Selected Publications

  • Brophy, J.K., de Ruiter, D.J., Athreya, S., DeWitt, T.J. 2014. Quantitative morphological analysis of bovid teeth and its implications for paleoenvironmental reconstructions in South Africa. Journal of Archaeological Science 41:376-388.
  • de Ruiter, D.J., DeWitt, T.J., Carlson, K.B, Brophy, J.K., Schroeder, L., Ackermann, R.R., Churchill, S.E., Berger, L.R. 2013. Mandibular remains support taxonomic validity of Australopithecus sediba. Science 340.6129.
  • Brophy, J.K., Crisman, K. 2013. A taphonomic analysis of three pork barrels from the steamboat Heroine. Historical Archaeology 47(4): 71-85.
  • de Ruiter, D.J., Churchill, S.E., Brophy, J.K., Berger, L.R. 2011. Regional Survey of Middle Stone Age Fossil Vertebrate Deposits in the Virginia-Theunissen area of the Free State, South Africa. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum Bloemfontein 27: 1-20.
  • de Ruiter, D.J., Brophy, J.K., Lewis, P.J., Kennedy, A.M., Stidham, T.A., Carlson, K.B., Hancox, P.J. 2010. Preliminary investigation of Matjhabeng, a Pliocene fossil locality in the Free State of South Africa. Palaeontologia Africana 45:11-22.



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