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Dr Jenna Dittmar is a Research Fellow in Osteoarchaeology in the Department of Archaeology at the University of Aberdeen. As a specialist in bioarchaeology and palaeopathology, her research utilises a multidisciplinary approach to examine questions about health, disease and medical intervention in past populations.

She was previously employed as a Research Associate at the University of Cambridge (2016-2020) on the Wellcome funded project entitled, ‘After the Plague: Health and History of Medieval Cambridge’. This multidisciplinary project examined the historical and biological effects of the catastrophic medieval plague pandemic, known as the Black Death.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Cambridge

Award Date: 25 Nov 2016

Masters Degree, University of Bradford

Award Date: 21 Dec 2011

Area of Expertise

  • Archaeology
  • Palaeopathology
  • Osteoarchaeology
  • Osteology
  • Bioarchaeology


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