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Suzanne Abel

Adjunct Professor of Anthropology

Address: 19 St. Philip Street, Room 302
Office Hours: Spring 2014: TR 10a-12p
Phone: 843.953.0751
E-mail: abels@cofc.edu



Education

Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Florida

M.A., Anthropology, University of South Carolina

B.A., Anthropology, University of Central Florida


Research Interests

  • Forensic Anthropology
  • Osteology

Courses Taught

  • ANTH 203:  Biological Anthropology

Publications

(In work) Abel S, Bueschgen WD, Poplin E. Health and disease among Revolutionary War-era slaves from Charleston, SC. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology.

(In work) Abel, S. Cranial geometric morphometrics of contemporary Charlestonians: implications for forensic identification. Forensic Science International.

(In work) Bueschgen W, Abel S. Dental health among 18th century slaves. American Journal of Physical Anthropology.

Abel S, Ramsey S. Patterns of skeletal trauma in suicidal bridge jumpers: a retrospective study from the southeastern United States. Forensic Science International. 231(1)399.e1-399.e5, 2013.

O’Neal BJ, Abel S. John Doe — Identified Seven Years Later: A NamUs Success Story. Proceedings, American Academy of Forensic Sciences. Vol. IX, 2013.

Ross AH, Abel S (editors). The Juvenile Skeleton in Forensic Abuse Investigations. New York: Springer, 2011.

Ross AH, Abel S. Introduction. In, The Juvenile Skeleton in Forensic Abuse Investigations, Ross H, Abel S (editors), New York: Humana Press, 2011.

Abel S. “Non-accidental skeletal trauma”. In, The Juvenile Skeleton in Forensic Abuse Investigations, Ross H, Abel S (editors), New York: Humana Press, 2011.

Ross AH, Abel S. Pattern of Injury in Child Fatalities Resulting from Child Abuse. Forensic Science International. Volume 188, Issue 1, Pages 99-102, 2009.

Ross AH, Abel S, Radisch D, Murname B, Harris S. Patterns of injury in child fatalities resulting from child abuse. Proceedings, American Academy of Forensic Sciences. Vol. XI, 2007.

Abel S, Falsetti A, Lagia A, Manolis S. Human skeletal trauma patterns in a contemporary sample from Athens, Greece: a pilot study. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Suppl. 36:55, 2003.

Abel S, Jemmott K, Walsh-Haney H, Falsetti A. “Fracture patterns of a large contemporary human skeletal sample: 30 years of casework at the C.A. Pound Human Identification Laboratory”. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Suppl. 34:57, 2002.