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John Krigbaum, Ph.D.


Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator
Office: Turlington Hall, Room 1350A
Phone: (352) 294-7540


  • Ph.D.
  • M.A.
  • B.A.

Research Interests

Paleoanthropology, Bioarchaeology, Human Osteology, Paleopathology, Paleodiet Reconstruction, Southeast Asia

Personal Statement

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Positions and Employment

Other Experience and Professional Memberships



Selected Publications

Hastings, Alexander K., John Krigbaum, David W. Steadman, and Nancy A. Albury. 2014. Domination by Reptiles in a Terrestrial Food Web of the Bahamas Prior to Human Occupation. Journal of Herpetology (In-Press).

Kurin, Danielle S., Ellen M. Lofaro, D. E. Gómez Choque, and John Krigbaum. 2014. A Bioarchaeological and Biogeochemical Study of Warfare and Mobility in Andahuaylas, Peru (ca. ad 1160–1260). International Journal of Osteoarchaeology (In press).

Adams, Justin W., Anthony D.T. Kegley, and John Krigbaum. 2013. New Faunal Stable Carbon Isotope Data from the Haasgat HGD Assemblage, South Africa, Including the First Reported Values for Papio angusticeps and Cercopithecoides haasgati. Journal of Human Evolution 64:693-698.

Krigbaum, John, Michael H. Berger, David J. Daegling, and W. Scott McGraw. 2013. Stable Isotope Canopy Effects for Sympatric Monkeys at Taï Forest, Côte d’Ivoire. Biology Letters 9(4):20130466.

Krigbaum, John, Scott M. Fitzpatrick, and Jamie Bankaitis. 2013. Human Paleodiet at Grand Bay, Carriacou, Lesser Antilles. The Journal of Island and Coastal Archaeology 8:210-227.

Secord, Ross, Jonathan I. Bloch, Stephen G.B. Chester, Doug M. Boyer, Aaron R. Wood, Scott L. Wing, Mary J. Kraus, Francesca A. McInerney, and John Krigbaum. 2012. Evolution of the Earliest Horses Driven by Climate Change in the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum. Science 335(6071):959-962.

Coutts, Karen Harvey, Alejando Chu, and John Krigbaum. 2011. Paleodiet in Late Preceramic Peru: Preliminary Isotopic Data from Bandurria. The Journal of Island and Coastal Archaeology 6:196-210.

Secord, Ross, Jonathan Bloch, Stephen Chester, Doug Boyer, and John Krigbaum. 2011. Forest Structure, Climate, and Timing of Mammalian Immigrations during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum in North America. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 31:192-192.

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