Tyler E. Dunn, MS
Tyler E. Dunn, MS

Tyler E. Dunn, MS

Instructor
School of Medicine

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Medical Education

Position

  • Instructor

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • Schaffer, W. C. and T. E. Dunn 2017 Accuracy and Reliability of Total Body Mass Estimation Techniques from Stature and Bi-iliac Breadth in Non-Hispanic U.S. Whites from the Bass Donated Skeletal Collection, Journal of Forensic Science, 63, 1486-1491, 2017
  • Demeter, F., L. Shackelford, K. Westaway, L. Barnes, P. Duringer, J.-L. Ponche, J. Dumoncel, F. Sénégas, T. Sayavongkhamdy, J.-X. Zhao, P. Sichanthongtip, E. Patole-Edoumba, T.E. Dunn, A. Zachwieja, Y. Coppens, E. Willerslev, A.-M. Bacon. Early Modern Humans from Tam Pà Ling, Laos: Fossil Review and Perspectives, Current Anthropology, 58, S527-S538

Presentations

  • Dunn T. E., A. J. Zachwieja, L. L. Shackelford, N. T. Mai Huong, P. Duringer, J.-L. Ponche, C Aichholzer, Q Boesch, E. Patole-Edoumba, A.-M. Bacon, D Sihanam, P. Sichanthongtip, T. Sayavongkhamdy and F. Demeter. Preliminary results from a recently discovered Holocene burial site in Northern Laos, Tam Pa Ling. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 168(S68):65. Poster session presented at: 88th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists; 2019 March 24-30; Cleveland, Ohio., 2019
  • Zachwieja, A. J., F. Demeter, A.-M. Bacon, N. T. Mai Huong, N. A. Tuan, K. Westaway, P. Duringer, J.-L. Ponche, P. Sichanthongtip, T. Sayavongkhamdy, T. E. Dunn, L. L. Shackelford. Ecological niche models of human land use in Late Pleistocene Southeast Asia suggest both abiotic and biotic variables influenced human dispersal. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 168(S68):278. Poster session presented at: 88th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists; 2019 March 24-30; Cleveland, Ohio, 2019
  • Dunn, T. E., S. C. Kindschuh, B. S. Walter. 2019. Evaluation of the Interobserver reliability of aging methods from the pubic symphysis. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Science 25:46. Poster session presented at: 71st Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences; 2019 February 18-23; Baltimore, Maryland, 2019
  • Kindschuh, S. C., B. S. Walter, T. E. Dunn. 2019. Assessing the utility of the Suchey-Brooks method on a historical sample. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Science 25:47. Poster session presented at: 71st Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences; 2019 February 18-23; Baltimore, Maryland, 2019
  • Dunn, T. E. 2017. Evaluation of the covariation in markers of robusticity in the locomotor skeleton. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 162 (S64):168. Poster session presented at 86th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists; 2017 April 19-22; New Orleans, Louisiana, 2017
  • Peschel, E. P., T.E. Dunn, J.D. Bethard, Z. Nyaradi, A. Gonciar M.A. Katzenberg, S. Ambrose. 2017. Reconstructing Székely subsistence: stable isotope evidence for medieval diet in eastern Transylvania. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 162 (S64):314. Poster session presented at 86th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists; 2017 April 19-22; New Orleans, Louisiana., 2017

  • Podium, 10th US-China Young Scientist Forum, August 2016. Beijing, China
                Title: Evolutionary Integration of Robusticity Markers in Modern Human Postcrania
     , 2016
  • Dunn, T. E. 2015. Body mass estimation in paleoanthropological and bioarchaeological contexts: validation with a known body mass modern human sample. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 156 (S60):125. Poster session presented at: 84th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists; 2015 March 25-28; St. Louis, Missouri, 2015
  • Dunn, T. E. 2015. Living body mass estimation from skeletal elements in forensic contexts. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Science 21:87. Poster session presented at: 67th Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences; 2015 February 16-21; Orlando, Florida, 2015
  • Dunn, T. E. 2014. The utility of the first metatarsal for estimation of body mass and stature: Validation of De Groote and Humphrey (2011). American Journal of Physical Anthropology 153 (S58):111. Poster session presented at: 83rd Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists; 2014 April 8-12; Calgary, Alberta, 2014

  • Poster, Boston University Scholars Day; April 2014. Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Title: The utility of the first metatarsal for estimation of body mass and stature: Validation of De Groote and Humphrey (2011)
     , 2014

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

    • Hominin morphological variation
    • Human skeletal biology and gross anatomy
    • Estimation of the biological profile
    • Ecogeographic variation
    • Taphonomic Field processes and site formation

Grant Funding Received

  • National Science Foundation-East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute Fellowship. To collect skeletal data on archaeological samples housed at the Center for Chinese Frontier Archaeology, Jilin University, Changchun, China
  • UIUC Department of Anthropology Summer Travel Award (2015) To survey and excavate early modern human sites of Tam Pa Ling and Tam Hang, Laos

Awards and Honors

  • Outstanding Rank Human Anatomy, College of Medicine, University of Illinois, 2017
  • Outstanding Rank Human Anatomy, College of Medicine, University of Illinois, 2016
  • Outstanding Rank Human Anatomy, College of Medicine, University of Illinois, 2016
  • Outstanding Rank Human Anatomy, College of Medicine, University of Illinois, 2015
  • Outstanding Rank Human Osteology, Department of Anthropology, University of Illinois, 2015