Osteology Inventory Specialist
Irene Hochgraf Cameron recently completed her MSc in Bioarchaeology in Durham England where she researched dimorphic traits in human skeletons and tested for biological sex by analyzing dimorphic amelogenin peptides in tooth enamel. She is now in charge of understanding and inventorying the human skeleton and hominid cast collections within the department. Her main academic interests include variations of human morphology, human origins, juvenile bioarchaeology, and paleopathology. Outside of work she is passionate about fostering community, homesteading, and sustainable building. In her free time, she is an Argentine tango dancer, fire performer, and fencer.