Paläoanthropologie

Judith Beier

Function: PhD student / Research Associate

Address:
Universität Tübingen
Institut für Naturwissenschaftliche Archäologie, Abt. Paläoanthropologie
Rümelinstr. 23
D-72070 Tübingen

Office: Room 519, Hauptbäude, 2. OG
Tel.: +49-(0)7071-29-74607
E-Mail: judith.beier[at]uni-tuebingen.de

Consulting hours:
by arrangement


Research Interests

  • Bioarchaeology
  • Human Osteology
  • Trauma
  • Neanderthals
  • Upper Paleolithic humans

Current position

Research associate, PhD student


Education

Present
Ph.D. student in Paleoanthropology, University of Tübingen

2013
M.Sc. Archaeological Sciences/Paleoanthropology, University of Tübingen

2010
B.A. Pre- and Protohistory and Paleoanthropology, University of Tübingen

Academic Positions

2021 - Present
Research associate, Senckenberg Centre for Human Evolution and Palaeoenvironment, University of Tübingen

2020 - Present
Project coordinator, Division II - Research, Research and Excellence Strategy, University of Tübingen

2019
Research associate, ERC-funded project ‘Human Evolution at the CrossRoads’, University of Tübingen

2016 - 2019
Research associate, DFG-funded project ‘Paleolithic injury patterns: investigating different trauma frequencies in Neanderthals and anatomically modern humans’, University of Tübingen

2014- 2016
Research associate, Senckenberg Centre for Human Evolution and Palaeoenvironment, University of Tübingen

Publications (peer-reviewed)

2021

Beier J., Anthes N., Wahl J., Harvati K., Prevalence of Cranial Trauma in Eurasian Upper Paleolithic Humans, American Journal of Physical Anthropology 174 (2021), 268-284. doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.24163

 

2018 Beier J., Anthes N., Wahl J., Harvati K., Similar cranial trauma prevalence among Neanderthals and Upper Palaeolithic modern humans. Nature 563 (2018), 686-690. doi.org/10.1038/s41586-018-0696-8
  Francken, M., Beier, J., Reyes-Centeno, H., Harvati, K., Rademaker, K. (2018). The human skeletal remains from the Cuncaicha rock shelter, Peru, in: Harvati, K., Jäger, G., Reyes-Centeno, H. (eds.), New Perspectives on the Peopling of the Americas. Words, Bones, Genes, Tools: DFG Center for Advanced Studies Series Vol. 1, Kerns Verlag: Tübingen (ISBN: 978-3-935751-28-5).
 

Posth, C., Nakatsuka, N., Lazaridis, I., Skoglund, P., Mallick, S., Lamnidis, T.C., Rohland, N., Nägele, K., Adamski, N., Bertolini, E., Broomandkhoshbacht, N., Cooper, A., Culleton, B.J., Ferraz, T., Ferry, M., Furtwängler, A., Haak, W., Harkins, K., Harper, T.K., Hünemeier, T., Lawson, A.M., Llamas, B., Michel, M., Nelson, E., Oppenheimer, J., Patterson, N., Schiffels, S., Sedig, J., Stewardson, K., Talamo, S., Wang, C.-C., Hublin, J.-J., Hubbe, M., Harvati, K., Nuevo Delaunay, A., Beier, J., Francken, M., Kaulicke, P., Reyes-Centeno, H., Rademaker, K., Trask, W.R., Robinson, M., Gutierrez, S.M., Prufer, K.M., Salazar-García, D.C., Chim, E.N., Müller Plumm Gomes, L., Alves, M.L., Liryo, A., Inglez, M., Oliveira, R.E., Bernardo, D.V., Barioni, A., Wesolowski, V., Scheifler, N.A., Rivera, M.A., Plens, C.R., Messineo, P.G., Figuti, L., Corach, D., Scabuzzo, C., Eggers, S., DeBlasis, P., Reindel, M., Méndez, C., Politis, G., Tomasto-Cagigao, E., Kennett, D.J., Strauss, A., Fehren-Schmitz, L., Krause, J., Reich, D., Reconstructing the Deep Population History of Central and South America. Cell 175, 1185–1197 (2018). doi:10.1016/j.cell.2018.10.027

 

Other publications

2020 Beier, J., (2020), Data for Publication "Prevalence of Cranial Trauma in Eurasian Upper Paleolithic Humans" [Data set]. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3979485
2018 Beier, J., Harvati, K., Same but different: The prevalence of head injuries in Ice Age humans. Behind the Paper, Nature Research Ecology & Evolution Community [Blog post, 23. Dezember 2018]. https://natureecoevocommunity.nature.com/users/203628-judith-beier/posts/42517-same-but-different-the-prevalence-of-head-injuries-in-ice-age-humans
2017 Mori, T., Beier, J., de Matos, D., Mentzer, S.M., Seventh Annual Meeting of the European Society for the Study of Human Evolution. Evolutionary Anthropology 2018/27, 3-4. https://doi.org/10.1002/evan.21564