Christopher Eck

PhD Student 

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  • M.S., Forensic Anthropology, Boston University
  • B.A., Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University


Robert Tykot


Areas of expertise include: human osteology within forensic and biological anthropology. Research interests include: Isotopic Proveniencing, Paleodiet Reconstruction, Archaeological Chemistry, Skeletal Sex Estimation, Disaster and Humanitarian Relief, Human Skeletal Evolution, Human Population Health and Disease. Archaeological regions of interest: Mediterranean Europe, Northern Africa and Northern South America.


  • Pokines, J. T., Eck, C. J., & Sharpe, M. E. (2017). Sources of Skeletal Remains at a Chief Medical Examiners Office: Who Finds the Bones?. Journal of Forensic Identification, 67(2), 278.
  • Pokines, J. T., Appel, N., Pollock, C., Eck, C. J., Maki, A. G., Joseph, A. S., ... & Young, C. D. (2017). Anatomical Taphonomy at the Source: Alterations to a Sample of 84 Teaching Skulls at a Medical School. Journal of Forensic Identification, 67(4), 600.