Ms Bonnie Taylor

Ms Bonnie Taylor

Position: PhD candidate in Archaeology
School and/or Centres: School of Archaeology and Anthropology


Location: Room 113B, Banks Building (#44), Linnaeus Way


Bachelor of Archaeological Practice, Australian National University (2018) Bachelor of Science with First Class Honours in Biological Anthropology, Australian National University (2019)  

Bonnie completed her undergraduate studies at the Australian National University in 2018, graduating with a double degree in Archaeological Practice and Science. In 2019 she went on to complete her Honours year analysing the dental health and demography in a Philippines Metal Period site, graduating with First Class Honours. Bonnie is currently a PhD candidate, under the supervision of Prof. Marc Oxenham, studying how palaeodemographic methods can be realigned for use on biased skeletal samples.


Thesis Title

There and Back Again: A Palaeodemographic Tale of Biased Skeletal Samples

Palaeopathology, palaeodemography, palaeoepidemiology, bioarchaeology, biological anthropology. 

Journal Articles:

Bonnie R. Taylor, Marc Oxenham, Clare McFadden (2023). Estimating fertility using adults: A method for under-enumerated pre-adult skeletal samples. American Journal of Biological Anthropology, 181(2), 10.1002/ajpa.24739.

Conference Poster:

Bonnie R. Taylor, Clare McFadden, Rebecca Crozier, Victor Paz and Marc F. Oxenham (2019). Oral Health and Fertility from a Metal Period Site in Central Philippines. Australasian Society for Human Biology (Canberra, Australia).

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