Selected Publications

Gresham, T.H., L.J. Reitsema, K.A. Mulchrone, C.J. Garland. 2019. Archaeological Exhumation of Burials in the Baldwin Hall Portion of the Old Athens Cemetery, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia: Final Report. Southeastern Archaeological Services, Inc.: Athens.


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Reitsema L.J.Holder S. 2018. Stable Isotope Analysis and the Study of Human Stress, Disease, and Nutrition. Bioarchaeology International 2(2):63-74. DOI:10.5744/bi.2018.1018

Garland C.J., Reitsema L.J. 2018 Variation in early life diet and stress during early Spanish colonization: A life history perspective from individuals interred at the Fallen Tree mortuary site (9Li8) on St. Catherines Island, Georgia. Early Georgia. 46(1).

Garland C.J., Reitsema L.J., Larsen C.S., Thomas D.H. (2018). Early Life Stress at Mission Santa Catalina de Guale: An Integrative Analysis ofEnamel Defects and Dentin Incremental Isotope Variation in Malnutrition. Bioarchaeology International

Holder S., Dupras T.L., Jankauskas R., Williams L.J., and Schultz J. 2017. Reconstructing Diet in Napoleon’s Grand Army using Stable Carbon and Nitrogen Isotope Analysis. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 163(1):53-63. DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.23184

Crowley, B.E., L.J. Reitsema, L.J., V.M. Oelze, M. Sponheimer. 2016. Advances in Primate Stable Isotope Ecology – Achievements and Future Prospects. American Journal of Primatology. 

Garland, C.J., B.L.Turner, H.D. Klaus 2016 Biocultural Consequences of Spanish Contact in the Lambayeque Region of Northern Peru: Internal Enamel: Micro­-defects as Indicators of Early Stress. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology.

Reitsema, L.J., K.A. Partrick, A. B. Muir. 2015. Inter-Individual Variation in Weaning among Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta): Serum Stable Isotope Biomarkers of Suckling Duration and Lactation. American Journal of Primatology.

Reitsema, L.J., 2015. Laboratory and Field Methods for Stable Isotope Analysis in Human Biology. American Journal of Human Biology 57 (5): 593-604.

Reitsema, L.J., A.B. Muir 2015. Growth Velocity and Weaning δ15N “Dips” During Ontogeny in Macaca mulatta. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 157 (2):347-357. 

Reitsema, L.J., B. K. McIlvaine 2014. Reconciling “Stress” and “Health”: What Can Bioarchaeologists Learn from the Other Subdisciplines? American Journal of Physical Anthropology 155 (2): 181–185.

Reitsema, L.J., T. Kozłowski 2013. Diet and Society in Poland before the state: Stable isotope evidence from the Wielbark population at Rogowo. Anthropological Review: 76: 1-22.

Reitsema, L.J., T. Kozłowski, D. Makowiecki 2013. Human-environment interactions in medieval Poland: A perspective from the analysis of faunal stable isotope ratios.  Journal of Archaeological Science, 40: 3636-3646

Reitsema, L.J., 2013. Beyond diet reconstruction: Stable isotope applications to human physiology, health, and nutrition.American Journal of Human Biology. 25: 445-456.

Rosinger, A., S. Tanner, W.R. Leonard, and TAPS Bolivia Research Team. In press. Precursors to Overnutrition: The effects of household market food expenditures on measures of body composition among adults in lowland Bolivia. Social Science & Medicine.

Tanner, S., A. Rosinger, W.R. Leonard, V. Reyes-García, and TAPS Bolivia Study Team. 2013. Health and adult productivity: The relation between adult nutrition, helminths, and agricultural, hunting, and fishing yields in the Bolivian Amazon. American Journal of Human Biology 25:123-130.

Nyberg, C.H., W.R. Leonard, S. Tanner, T.W. McDade, T. Huanca, R.A. Godoy, and TAPS Bolivia Study Team. 2012. Diurnal cortisol rhythms and child growth: exploring the life history consequences of HPA activation among the Tsimane’. American Journal of Human Biology 24(6):730-738.

Reitsema, L.J., 2012. Introducing fecal stable isotope analysis in primate weaning studies. American Journal of Primatology. 74: 926-939.

Reitsema, L.J., G. Vercellotti 2012. Stable isotope evidence for sex- and status-based variations in life-history and diet at medieval Trino Vercellese, Italy. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 148: 589-600.

Reitsema, L.J.,  D.E. Crews 2011. Oxygen isotopes as a biomarker for sickle cell disease? Results from transgenic mice expressing human hemoglobin S genes. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 145: 495-498.

Tanner, S., M.E. Chuqimia Choque, W.R. Leonard, T.W. McDade, T. Huanca, and V. Reyes-García. 2011. The effects of local medicinal knowledge and hygiene on helminth infections in an Amazonian Society. Social Science and Medicine 72:701-709.

Reitsema, L.J., D.E. Crews, M. Polcyn 2010. Preliminary evidence for medieval Polish diet from carbon and nitrogen stable isotopes. Journal of Archaeological Science 37: 1413-1423.

Tanner, S., W.R. Leonard, T.W. McDade, V. Reyes-García, R. Godoy, and T. Huanca. 2009. Influence of helminth infections on childhood nutritional status in lowland Bolivia. American Journal of Human Biology 21:651-656.

Calvert-Mir, L., V. Reyes-García, S. Tanner, and TAPS Study Team. 2008. Is there a divide between local medicinal knowledge and Western medicine? A case study among native Amazonians in Bolivia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 4:18.

Godoy, R., S. Tanner, V. Reyes-García, W.R. Leonard, T.W. McDade, M. Vento, J. Broesch, I. Fitzpatrick, P. Giovannini, T. Huanca, and Bolivian TAPS Study Team. 2008. The effect of rainfall during gestation and early childhood on adult height in a foraging and horticultural society of the Bolivian Amazon. American Journal of Human Biology 20:23-34.

McDade, T.W., V. Reyes-García, S. Tanner, T. Huanca, and W.R. Leonard. 2008. Maintenance versus growth: Investigating the costs of immune activation among children in lowland Bolivia. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 136:478-484.

Tanner, S., and T.W. McDade. 2007. Enzyme immunoassay for total Immunoglobulin E in dried blood spots. American Journal of Human Biology 19:440-442.

Reyes-García, V., V. Vadez, S. Tanner, T. Huanca, W.R. Leonard, and T.W. McDade. 2007. Ethnobotanical skills and clearance of tropical rain forest for agriculture: A case study in the lowlands of Bolivia. Ambio 36:406-408.

McDade, T.W., V. Reyes-García, P. Blankenton, S. Tanner, and W.R. Leonard. 2007. Ethnobotanical knowledge is associated with indices of child health in the Bolivian Amazon. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104:6134-6139.

Foster, Z., E. Byron, V. Reyes-García, T. Huanca, V. Vadez, L. Apaza, E. Perez, S. Tanner, Y. Gutierrez, B. Sandstrom, A. Yakhedts, C. Osburn, R. Godoy, and W.R. Leonard. 2005. Physical growth and nutritional status of Tsimane’ Amerindian children of lowland Bolivia. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 1263:343-351.

Frisancho, A.R., N. Gilding, and S. Tanner. 2001. Growth of leg length is reflected in socio-economic differences. Acta Med Auxologica 33:47-50.

Frisancho, A.R., S. Tanner, and E. Abrams. 2001. Influence of parental obesity of Mexican-American children. Acta Medica Auxologica 33:213-217.