NYCEP Alumnus Profile

Jennifer Parkinson

Assistant Professor Department of Anthropology University of San Diego


B.A. 2001, University of Washington M.Phil. 2003, University of Cambridge (UK) Ph.D. 2013, City University of New York




(also published as J. A. Hodgson)

in review. Kapoor, V., Antonelli, T., Parkinson, J.A., Hartstone-Rose, A. Mechanical properties of diet and its effect on felid oral health. Zoo Biology.

in review. Parkinson, J.A., Hartstone-Rose, A., Plummer, T. Characterizing felid tooth marking and gross bone damage patterns using GIS image analysis: a report on an experimental feeding study with large felids. Journal of Human Evolution.

2014. Parkinson, J.A., Plummer, T.W., Bose, R. A GIS-based approach to documenting large canid damage to Bones. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 409: 57-71.

2013. Parkinson, J.A., Plummer, T.W. A GIS image analysis approach to Oldowan hominin meat eating at Kanjera South, Kenya. [podium presentation, Paleoanthropology Society meeting].

2013. Keepers, B., Gleason, M., Parkinson, J.A., Reti, J.S., Weis, P., Plummer, T., Scott, R.S. Distinguishing cut marks from carnivore tooth marks using scale-sensitive curvature of mark profiles. American Journal of Physical Anthropology [abstract].

2010. Hodgson, J.A., Plummer, T.W., Oliver, J.S., Bose. R. A GIS-based approach to documenting carnivore and hominin damage to bones. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 141(S50): 129. [abstract].

2009. Delaney-Rivera, C., Plummer, T.W., Hodgson, J.A., Forrest, F., Hertel, F., Oliver, J.S. Pits and pitfalls: taphonomic variability and patterning in tooth mark dimensions. Journal of Archaeological Science 36: 2597-2608.

2009. Hodgson, J.A., Plummer, T.W., Forrest, F., Bose, R., Oliver, J. A GIS-based approach to documenting large canid damage to bones.  PaleoAnthropology A16.

2008. Hodgson, J.A., W.D. Allmon, P.L. Nester, J.M. Sherpa, and J.J. Chiment. Comparative osteology of Late Pleistocene mammoth and mastodon remains from the Watkins Glen Site, Chemung County, New York. Palaeontographica Americana, 61:301-367.

2008. Hodgson, J.A. and W.D. Allmon, J.M. Sherpa, and P.L. Nester. Geology and taphonomy of the North Java mastodon site, Wyoming County, New York. Palaeontographica Americana, 61:385-415.

2007. Plummer, T., J. Oliver, C. Delaney-Rivera, F. Hertel, F. Forrest and J. Hodgson. Expanding the taxonomic range of omnivores and carnivores in feeding experiments and the application of actualistic tooth mark data to zooarcheological analysis. PaleoAnthropology: 20. [abstract]