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Katherine L. Reinberger

UGA Arch
Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Associate, Center for Applied Isotope Studies
Research Interests:

I study the bioarchaeology of Greek warfare: using human skeletal remains to investigate the construction of military forces and understand how warfare connects culturally and spatially diverse populations in a globalizing world.

Selected Publications:

2018 Speakman RJ, Hadden CS, Colvin MH, Cramb J, Jones kC, Jones TW, Lulewicz I, Napora KG, Reinberger KL , Ritchison BT, Edwards AR, Thompson VD. Market Share and Recent Hiring Trends in Anthropology Faculty Positions. PLOS One 13(9): e0202528

2018 Speakman RJ, Hadden CS, Colvin MH, Cramb J, Jones KC, Jones TW, Kling CL, Lulewicz I, Napora KG, Reinberger KL, Ritchison BT, Rivera-Araya MJ, Smith AK, Thompson VD. Choosing a Path to the Ancient World in a Modern Market: The Reality of Faculty Jobs in Archaeology. American Antiquity 83(1):1-12.

2018 Reinberger KL, Reitsema LJ, Kyle B, Fabbri P, Vassallo S, Kamenov GD, Krigbaum J. Evaluating lead isotopes in Mediterranean paleomobility research: A case study in 5th c. BCE Greek Sicily. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 165:223-224.

2017 Reinberger KL, Kyle B, Fabbri PF, Vassallo S, Reitsema LJ. Paleomobility in the 5th century Mediterranean: Oxygen isotope analysis of soldiers from the  Battles of Himera (480 BCE, 409 BCE). American Journal of Physical Anthropology 162:330-330.

2016 Reinberger KL, Reitsema LJ, Kyle B, Fabbri PF, Vassallo S. Reconstructing daily lives of individuals in ancient mass graves from Greek Sicily: Paleodietary perspectives on the Battles of Himera mortuary assemblages (480 BC, 409 BC). American Journal of Physical Anthropology 159:266-266. 


Archaeological Institute of America Graduate Student Travel Award, 2019

UGA Graduate School Research Funding, 2018

Norman Herz Research Grant, 2017

UGA Graduate School Dean's Award, 2016

Innovative and Interdisciplinary Research Grant, 2016

Willson Center for Arts and Humanities Graduate Research Award, 2016

Norman Herz Research Grant, 2015


Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Georgia 2022

B.A. Anthropology and Biology with Honors, Minor in Archaeology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2014

Articles Featuring Katherine L. Reinberger
Monday, May 24, 2021 - 3:51pm

PhD candidate, Katherine Reinberger, and Dr. Laurie Reitsema recently had an article published in PLOS One. The article is titled, "Isotopic evidence for geographic heterogeneity in Ancient Greek military forces" and can be found on the …

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