Roselyn Campbell

Education

B.A. Anthropology, University of Montana

M.A. Anthropology, University of Montana

Areas of Interest

Bioarchaeology and mortuary archaeology, Egyptian archaeology, Trauma and violence in the ancient world, paleo-oncology

Profile

Roselyn Campbell earned both a B.A. and an M.A. in Anthropology from the University of Montana, focusing on archaeology and bioarchaeology. Roselyn’s masters’ thesis analyzed the uninscribed tombs in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, Egypt. She has conducted fieldwork in Egypt, Peru, Ethiopia, Spain, and the Western United States. Roselyn’s research interests include the study of ancient human remains, evidence for violence and trauma in the ancient world, and the study of cancer in antiquity. Her dissertation addresses the topic of violence and human remains in ancient Egypt.

Research

Violence and power as seen through human remains from ancient Egypt

 

Field Experience

2017-present -- Lead Osteologist, Asasif Project, Polish-Egyptian Archaeological Mission at Deir el Bahri, Egypt

2011-18 -- Archaeologist, Pacific Lutheran Valley of the Kings Project, Luxor, Egypt

2015 -- Field Director, UCLA Shire Project, Ethiopia, UCLA

2014-15 -- Lead Osteologist, Tell Edfu Project, Egypt, University of Chicago

2014 -- Archaeologist/Supervisor, Fayum Archaeological Project, Egypt, Institute for Field Research, Inc. and UCLA

2013 --Teaching Assistant/Lead Osteologist, Taraco Archaeological Project, Peru,Institute for Field Research, Inc., & UCLA

2012 --Teaching Assistant/Osteologist, Vitor Valley Archaeological Project, Peru, Institute for Field Research, Inc., University of Chicago, & UCLA   

Publications

2018 -- Cole, Sara, Judith Barr, Roselyn A. Campbell “A Man in His Duty: An Ushabti of Neferibresaneith at the Getty” Getty Research Journal 10:191-206.

2018 -- Guest Editor, International Journal of Paleopathology Special Issue on Paleo-oncology

2014 -- “Gebelein Man,” “Giovanni Batista Belzoni,” “Grauballe Man,” “Juanita,” “Lindow Man,” “Seth,” “Sir Grafton Elliot Smith,” “Tollund Man,” Mummies around the World (ABC-CLIO)

In Press -- Ragsdale, Bruce D., Roselyn A. Campbell, Casey L. Kirkpatrick “Neoplasm or not? General Principles of Morphologic Analysis of Dry Bone” International Journal of Paleopathology

In Press -- Casey L. Kirkpatrick, Roselyn A. Campbell, Kathryn J. Hunt, “Paleo-oncology:Taking stock and moving forward,” International Journal of Paleopathology

In Press -- Casey L. Kirkpatrick, Roselyn A. Campbell, Kathryn J. Hunt, Jennifer Willoughby, “Preface: A letter from the guest editors”, International Journal of Paleopathology

In Review -- “Smiting Pharaohs: Violence and Power in Ancient Egypt” Poetics of Processing, edited by Anna Osterholtz, University of Colorado Press

In Review -- “A Possible Case of Tuberculosis from Tell Edfu, Egypt” International Journal of Paleopathology

Presentations

2018 -- “Hard Times: The Life, Death, and Afterlife of Three Individuals from Tell Edfu,” paper presented at the American Research Center in Egypt Annual Meeting in Tucson, Arizona

2018 -- Co-chair and organizer, “The Poetics of Violence in the Old World: Case Studies in Violent Performance,” Symposium at the American Association of Physical Anthropologists Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas

2018 -- Co-organizer, “Neoplasm or Not? Morphologic analysis of dry bone specimens.” Workshop at the Paleopathology Association Annual North American Meeting in Austin, Texas

2017 -- “Hard Times at Edfu: The Life and Death of Three Individuals in Ancient Egypt,” poster presented at the Paleopathology Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana

2016 -- “Smiting Pharaohs: Violence and Power in Ancient Egypt,” paper presented at the Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida

2015 -- Co-author, “Paleoradiology of Egyptian Mummies: A CT imaging survey of cancer in ancient remains,” poster presented at the American Research Center in Egypt Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas                            

2015 -- “Creating Standardized Methodology for Recording Trauma in Human Skeletal Remains,” paper presented at the American Association of Physical Anthropology Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri

2014 -- “Infant and Child Burials at a Formative Period Site in the Lake Titicaca Basin, Peru,” poster presented at the American Association of Physical Anthropology Annual Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

2014 -- “Reading between the Lines: A Comparison of Bioarchaeological and Literary Evidence for Cancer,” paper presented at the Paleopathology Association Annual Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

2014 -- “Cancer in Egypt: A Survey of the Literary and Bioarchaeological Evidence,” Poster presented at the American Research Center in Egypt Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon

Awards

2017                       International Institute Fieldwork Fellowship, UCLA

2015                       International Institute Fieldwork Fellowship, UCLA

2014                       Graduate Summer Research Mentorship, UCLA

2013-2014              Graduate Research Mentorship, UCLA

2013                       Graduate Summer Research Mentorship, UCLA

2013                       Irving and Jean Stone Fellowship, UCLA

Advisors

Dr. Willeke Wendrich and Dr. Kara Cooney