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Assistant Professor of Anthropology
4030 CASL Building
4901 Evergreen Rd
Dearborn, MI 48128


Patrick Beauchesne is an anthropologist focusing on Bioarchaeology; Biocultural Theory/Methodology; Skeletal Biology; Growth and Development; Bone Histology; Bone Imaging (pQCT and μCT); Bone Metabolic Disorders; Gender and Health; Human Variation; Bioarchaeology of Children, and Nutritional Anthropology.

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Selected Publications

Beauchesne P, Agarwal SC. A multi-method assessment of bone maintenance and loss in an Imperial Roman population: Implications for future studies of age-related bone loss in the past. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2017;00:1–21. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.23256


Beauchesne, Patrick and Agarwal, Sabrina C. (eds) Children and Childhood in the Past. Peer-reviewed edited volume with the University Press of Florida (In Press, total pages TBD).


Larsen, C.S., Hillson, S.W., Boz, B., Pilloud, M.A., Sadvari, J.W., Agarwal, S.C., Glencross, B., Beauchesne, P., Pearson, J., Ruff, C.B. and Garofalo, E.M., 2015. Bioarchaeology of Neolithic Çatalhöyük: lives and lifestyles of an early farming society in transition. Journal of World Prehistory, 28(1): 27-68.


Beauchesne, P., and Agarwal, S. C. (2014). Age‐Related Cortical Bone Maintenance and Loss in an Imperial Roman Population. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, 24(1), 15-30.


Wheeler, S., Williams, L., Beauchesne, P., and Dupras, T. 2013. Shattered lives and broken childhoods: Evidence of physical child abuse in ancient Egypt. International Journal of Paleopathology 3: 71-82.

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