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Professor Hallie Buckley

PositionProfessor
DepartmentDepartment of Anatomy
QualificationsBA(Auck) PhD PGDipSci(Otago)
Research summaryBioarchaeology, Asia–Pacific, health and disease, forensic anthropology

Research

Patterns of prehistoric health and disease in the Asia–Pacific region as evidence of adaptation to the environment. This research has focused on Lapita-associated skeletal samples from Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea. Professor Buckley is also co-ordinating and collaborating on projects on diet and disease in Island and Mainland Southeast Asia skeletal samples and human skeletal remains from New Zealand (kōiwi tangata).

Research interests

Professor Buckley's interests focus on the effect of different cultural and ecological environments on the health and disease of prehistoric peoples in the Asia–Pacific region. This research is conducted by the analysis of museum-curated Pacific Island human skeletal remains and recently-excavated samples from Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea, Vietnam, Thailand, and Indonesia.

Publications

Buckley, H. R., & Petchey, P. (2018). Human skeletal remains and bioarchaeology in New Zealand. In B. O'Donnabhain & M. C. Lozada (Eds.), Archaeological human remains: Legacies of imperialism, communism and colonialism. (pp. 93-110). Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-89984-8_7

Ward, S. M., Halcrow, S. E., Buckley, H. R., Higham, C. F. W., O’Reilly, D. J. W., Shewan, L., & Domett, K. M. (2018). Developing a new project: The impact of social change on health at the late Iron Age site of Non Ban Jak in Northeast Thailand. In N. H. Tan (Ed.), Advancing Southeast Asian archaeology 2016: Selected papers from the second SEAMEO SPAFA international conference on Southeast Asian archaeology. (pp. 259-275). Bangkok, Thailand: SEAMEO SPAFA Regional Centre for Archaeology and Fine Arts.

McColl, H., Racimo, F., Vinner, L., Demeter, F., Gakuhari, T., Moreno-Mayar, J. V., … Kinaston, R., Buckley, H., … Higham, C., … Willerslev, E. (2018). The prehistoric peopling of Southeast Asia. Science, 361(6397), 88-92. doi: 10.1126/science.aat3628

Petchey, P., Buckley, H., & Scott, R. (2018). Life, death and care on the Otago goldfields: A preliminary glimpse. Journal of Pacific Archaeology, 9(2), 44-58.

Lipson, M., Cheronet, O., Mallick, S., Rohland, N., Oxenham, M., Pietrusewsky, M., … Buckley, H., … Reich, D. (2018). Ancient genomes document multiple waves of migration in Southeast Asian prehistory. Science. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1126/science.aat3188

Authored Book - Research

Buckley, H. R. (2016). Health and disease in the prehistoric Pacific Islands. Oxford, UK: British Archaeological Reports, 233p.

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Edited Book - Research

Oxenham, M., & Buckley, H. (Eds.). (2016). Routledge handbook of bioarchaeology in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 683p.

Summerhayes, G., & Buckley, H. (Eds.). (2013). Pacific Archaeology: Documenting the past 50,000 years. Dunedin, New Zealand: University of Otago, 197p.

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Chapter in Book - Research

Buckley, H. R., & Petchey, P. (2018). Human skeletal remains and bioarchaeology in New Zealand. In B. O'Donnabhain & M. C. Lozada (Eds.), Archaeological human remains: Legacies of imperialism, communism and colonialism. (pp. 93-110). Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-89984-8_7

Ward, S. M., Halcrow, S. E., Buckley, H. R., Higham, C. F. W., O’Reilly, D. J. W., Shewan, L., & Domett, K. M. (2018). Developing a new project: The impact of social change on health at the late Iron Age site of Non Ban Jak in Northeast Thailand. In N. H. Tan (Ed.), Advancing Southeast Asian archaeology 2016: Selected papers from the second SEAMEO SPAFA international conference on Southeast Asian archaeology. (pp. 259-275). Bangkok, Thailand: SEAMEO SPAFA Regional Centre for Archaeology and Fine Arts.

Halcrow, S. E., King, C. L., Millard, A. R., Snoddy, A. M. E., Scott, R. M., Elliott, G. E., … Buckley, H. R., … Arriaza, B. T. (2017). Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings: Breastfeeding and weaning in the past. In C. Tomori, A. E. L. Palmquist & E. A. Quinn (Eds.), Breatsfeeding: New anthropological approaches. (pp. 155-169). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Oxenham, M., & Buckley, H. R. (2016). The population history of mainland and island Southeast Asia. In M. Oxenham & H. Buckley (Eds.), Routledge handbook of bioarchaeology in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands. (pp. 9-23). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Buckley, H. R., & Oxenham, M. (2016). Bioarchaeology in Southeast Asia and the Pacific. In M. Oxenham & H. Buckley (Eds.), Routledge handbook of bioarchaeology in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands. (pp. 1-6). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Stantis, C., Tayles, N., Kinaston, R. L., Cameron, C., Nunn, P. D., Richards, M. P., & Buckley, H. R. (2016). Diet and subsistence in remote Oceania: An analysis using oral indicators of diet. In M. Oxenham & H. Buckley (Eds.), Routledge handbook of bioarchaeology in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands. (pp. 569-598). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Buckley, H. R., & Oxenham, M. (2016). Bioarchaeology in the Pacific Islands: A temporal and geographical examination of nutritional and infectious disease. In M. Oxenham & H. Buckley (Eds.), Routledge handbook of bioarchaeology in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands. (pp. 363-388). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Ruckstuhl, K., Tayles, N., Buckley, H. R., Bradley, R., Fyfe, R., & Ellison, M. (2016). The ancestors speak: Kδiwi Tangata, Mātauranga Māori and the development of biological anthropology in New Zealand. In M. Oxenham & H. Buckley (Eds.), Routledge handbook of bioarchaeology in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands. (pp. 637-654). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Kinaston, R. L., Bedford, S., Spriggs, M., Anson, D., & Buckley, H. R. (2016). Is there a 'Lapita diet'? A comparison of Lapita and post-Lapita skeletal samples from four Pacific Island archaeological sites. In M. Oxenham & H. Buckley (Eds.), Routledge handbook of bioarchaeology in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands. (pp. 427-461). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Harris, N. J., Buckley, H. R., Halcrow, S. E., Kinaston, R. L., Foster, A., Simanjantuk, T., & Galipaud, J.-C. (2016). Field anthropology in Southeast Asia and the Pacific: Initial steps toward a regional overview and the Pain Haka case study. In M. Oxenham & H. Buckley (Eds.), Routledge handbook of bioarchaeology in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands. (pp. 289-310). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Oxenham, M., & Buckley, H. R. (2016). Meta-themes in the bioarchaeology of the Asia-Pacific region. In M. Oxenham & H. Buckley (Eds.), Routledge handbook of bioarchaeology in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands. (pp. 655-662). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Tromp, M., Dudgeon, J. V., Buckley, H. R., & Matisoo-Smith, E. A. (2016). Dental calculus and plant diet in Oceania. In M. Oxenham & H. Buckley (Eds.), Routledge handbook of bioarchaeology in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands. (pp. 599-622). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Kinaston, R., & Buckley, H. (2013). The stable isotope analysis of prehistoric human diet in the Pacific Islands with an emphasis on Lapita. In G. Summerhayes & H. Buckley (Eds.), Pacific Archaeology: Documenting the past 50,000 years: Papers from the 2011 Lapita Pacific Archaeology Conference. (pp. 91-107). Dunedin, New Zealand: University of Otago.

Foster, A., Buckley, H., Tayles, N., Spriggs, M., & Bedford, S. (2013). Gender, labour division and the skeleton: A case study from the Teouma cemetery. In G. Summerhayes & H. Buckley (Eds.), Pacific Archaeology: Documenting the past 50,000 years: Papers from the 2011 Lapita Pacific Archaeology Conference. (pp. 76-90). Dunedin, New Zealand: University of Otago.

Bedford, S., Regenvanu, R., Spriggs, M., Buckley, H., & Valentin, F. (2011). Vanuatu. In N. Márquez-Grant & L. Fibiger (Eds.), The Routledge handbook of archaeological human remains and legislation: An international guide to laws and practice in the excavation and treatment of archaeological human remains. (pp. 657-671). London: Routledge.

Buckley, H. R., & Whittle, K. (2008). Identifying child abuse in skeletonised subadult remains. In M. Oxenham (Ed.), Forensic approaches to death, disaster and abuse. (pp. 122-132). Bowen Hills, Australia: Australian Academic Press.

Buckley, H. R. (2006). 'The predators within': Investigating the relationship between malaria and health in the prehistoric Pacific Islands. In M. Oxenham & N. Tayles (Eds.), Bioarchaeology of Southeast Asia. (pp. 309-332). Cambridge University Press.

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Chapter in Book - Other

Buckley, H. R., Domett, K., Halcrow, S. E., & Oxenham, M. (2016). A dedication. In M. Oxenham & H. Buckley (Eds.), Routledge handbook of bioarchaeology in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands. (pp. xxv-xxviii). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

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Journal - Research Article

McColl, H., Racimo, F., Vinner, L., Demeter, F., Gakuhari, T., Moreno-Mayar, J. V., … Kinaston, R., Buckley, H., … Higham, C., … Willerslev, E. (2018). The prehistoric peopling of Southeast Asia. Science, 361(6397), 88-92. doi: 10.1126/science.aat3628

Lipson, M., Cheronet, O., Mallick, S., Rohland, N., Oxenham, M., Pietrusewsky, M., … Buckley, H., … Reich, D. (2018). Ancient genomes document multiple waves of migration in Southeast Asian prehistory. Science. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1126/science.aat3188

Petchey, P., Buckley, H., & Scott, R. (2018). Life, death and care on the Otago goldfields: A preliminary glimpse. Journal of Pacific Archaeology, 9(2), 44-58.

Lipson, M., Skoglund, P., Spriggs, M., Valentin, F., Bedford, S., Shing, R., Buckley, H., … Reich, D. (2018). Population turnover in remote Oceania shortly after initial settlement. Current Biology, 28(7), 1157-1165. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.02.051

Petchey, P., Buckley, H., Hil, G., Kelly, A., Kinaston, R., King, C., & Scott, R. (2018). Life & death on the Otago frontier: Preliminary report on the Lawrence Cemeteries. Archaeology in New Zealand, 61(2), 22-40.

Oxenham, M. F., Trinh, H. H., Willis, A., Jones, R. K., Domett, K., Castillo, C., … Tromp, M., … Buckley, H. (2018). Between foraging and farming: Strategic responses to the Holocene Thermal Maximum in Southeast Asia. Antiquity, 92(364), 940-957. doi: 10.15184/aqy.2018.69

McFadden, C., Buckley, H., Halcrow, S. E., & Oxenham, M. F. (2018). Detection of temporospatially localized growth in ancient Southeast Asia using human skeletal remains. Journal of Archaeological Science, 98, 93-101. doi: 10.1016/j.jas.2018.08.010

Snoddy, A. M. E., Buckley, H. R., Elliott, G. E., Standen, V. G., Arriaza, B. T., & Halcrow, S. E. (2018). Macroscopic features of scurvy in human skeletal remains: A literature synthesis and diagnostic guide. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.23699

Posth, C., Nägele, K., Colleran, H., Valentin, F., Bedford, S., Kami, K. W., … Buckley, H., Kinaston, R., … Powell, A. (2018). Language continuity despite population replacement in Remote Oceania. Ecology & Evolution. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1038/s41559-018-0498-2

Foster, A., Kinaston, R., Spriggs, M., Bedford, S., Gray, A., & Buckley, H. (2018). Possible diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) in a 3000-year-old Pacific Island skeletal assemblage. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 18, 408-419. doi: 10.1016/j.jasrep.2018.01.002

Petchey, P., Buckley, H., Kinaston, R., & Smith, B. (2017). A nineteenth century settlers’ graveyard: Preliminary report on the excavation of St. John’s Cemetery, Back Road, Milton, Otago. Archaeology in New Zealand, (March 2017), 20-31.

Tromp, M., Buckley, H., Geber, J., & Matisoo-Smith, E. (2017). EDTA decalcification of dental calculus as an alternate means of microparticle extraction from archaeological samples. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 14, 461-466. doi: 10.1016/j.jasrep.2017.06.035

Snoddy, A. M. E., Halcrow, S. E., Buckley, H. R., Standen, V. G., & Arriaza, B. T. (2017). Scurvy at the agricultural transition in the Atacama desert (ca 3600–3200 BP): Nutritional stress at the maternal-foetal interface? International Journal of Paleopathology, 18, 108-120. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpp.2017.05.011

Kinaston, R. L., & Buckley, H. R. (2017). Isotopic insights into diet and health at the site of Namu, Taumako Island, Southeast Solomon Islands. Archaeological & Anthropological Science, 9(7), 1405-1420. doi: 10.1007/s12520-016-0440-y

Clark, A. L., King, C. L., Buckley, H. R., Collins, C. J., Dhavale, N., Elliott, G. E., Gosling, A., Halcrow, S. E., … Matisoo-Smith, E., … Tromp, M., Ward, S., & West, K. (2017). Biological anthropology in the indo-pacific region: New approaches to age-old questions. Journal of Indo-Pacific Archaeology, 41, 78-94.

Gaffney, D., Summerhayes, G. R., Mennis, M., Beni, T., Cook, A., Field, J., … Buckley, H., & Mandui, H. (2017). Archaeological investigations into the origins of Bel trading groups around the Madang Coast, Northeast New Guinea. Journal of Island & Coastal Archaeology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/15564894.2017.1315349

Walter, R., Buckley, H., Jacomb, C., & Matisoo-Smith, E. (2017). Mass migration and the Polynesian settlement of New Zealand. Journal of World Prehistory, 30(4), 351-376. doi: 10.1007/s10963-017-9110-y

Dhavale, N., Halcrow, S. E., Buckley, H. R., Tayles, N., Domett, K. M., & Gray, A. R. (2017). Linear and appositional growth in infants and children from the prehistoric settlement of Ban Non Wat, Northeast Thailand: Evaluating biological responses to agricultural intensification in Southeast Asia. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 11, 435-446. doi: 10.1016/j.jasrep.2016.12.019

Petchey, P., Buckley, H., Walter, R., Anson, D., & Kinaston, R. (2016). The 2008-2009 excavations at the SAC locality, Reber-Rakival Lapita Site, Watom Island, Papua New Guinea. Journal of Indo-Pacific Archaeology, 40, 12-31. doi: 10.7152/jipa.v40i0.14928

Stantis, C., Buckley, H. R., Kinaston, R. L., Nunn, P. D., Jaouen, K., & Richards, M. P. (2016). Isotopic evidence of human mobility and diet in a prehistoric/protohistoric Fijian coastal environment (c. 750-150 BP). American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 159, 478-495. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.22884

Farah, R. A., Painuthara, L., Broadbent, J. M., Buckley, H. R., & Halcrow, S. E. (2016). Physiological insult of the burial environment: Differentiating developmental defects from post-mortem stained enamel in deciduous dentition from the Chiefdom Period of Tonga, Polynesia. Matters Select. Retrieved from https://www.sciencematters.io/articles/201605000005

Clark, A. L., Tayles, N., Buckley, H. R., & Neuman, F. (2016). The Rima Rau burial cave, Atiu, Cook Islands. Journal of Island & Coastal Archaeology, 11(1), 68-88. doi: 10.1080/15564894.2015.1050131

Kinaston, R. L., Roberts, G. L., Buckley, H. R., & Oxenham, M. (2016). A bioarchaeological analysis of oral and physiological health on the south coast of New Guinea. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 160(3), 414-426. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.22978

Galipaud, J.-C., Kinaston, R., Halcrow, S., Foster, A., Harris, N., Simanjuntak, T., … Buckley, H. (2016). The Pain Haka burial ground on Flores: Indonesian evidence for a shared Neolithic belief system in Southeast Asia. Antiquity, 90(354), 1505-1521. doi: 10.15184/aqy.2016.185

Snoddy, A. M. E., Buckley, H. R., & Halcrow, S. E. (2016). More than metabolic: Considering the broader paleoepidemiological impact of vitamin D deficiency in bioarchaeology. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 160, 183-196. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.22968

Gosling, A. L., Buckley, H. R., Matisoo-Smith, E., & Merriman, T. R. (2015). Pacific populations, metabolic disease and 'just-so stories': A critique of the 'Thrifty Genotype' hypothesis in Oceania. Annals of Human Genetics, 79(6), 470-480. doi: 10.1111/ahg.12132

Kinaston, R. L., Anson, D., Petchey, P., Walter, R., Robb, K., & Buckley, H. (2015). Lapita diet and subsistence strategies on Watom Island, Papua New Guinea: New stable isotope evidence from humans and animals. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 157(1), 30-41. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.22685

Stantis, C., Kinaston, R. L., Richards, M. P., Davidson, J. M., & Buckley, H. R. (2015). Assessing human diet and movement in the Tongan maritime chiefdom using isotopic analyses. PLoS ONE, 10(3), e0123156. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0123156

Petchey, F., Spriggs, M., Bedford, S., Valentin, F., & Buckley, H. (2014). Radiocarbon dating of burials from the Teouma Lapita cemetery, Efate, Vanuatu. Journal of Archaeological Science, 50, 227-242. doi: 10.1016/j.jas.2014.07.002

Scott, R. M., & Buckley, H. R. (2014). Exploring prehistoric violence in Tonga: Understanding skeletal trauma from a biocultural perspective. Current Anthropology, 55(3), 335-347. doi: 10.1086/676477

Kinaston, R., Buckley, H., Valentin, F., Bedford, S., Spriggs, M., Hawkins, S., & Herrscher, E. (2014). Lapita diet in remote Oceania: New stable isotope evidence from the 3000-year-old Teouma site, Efate Island, Vanuatu. PLoS ONE, 9(3), e90376. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0090376

Buckley, H. R., Kinaston, R., Halcrow, S. E., Foster, A., Spriggs, M., & Bedford, S. (2014). Scurvy in a tropical paradise? Evaluating the possibility of infant and adult vitamin C deficiency in the Lapita skeletal sample of Teouma, Vanuatu, Pacific islands. International Journal of Paleopathology, 5, 72-85. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpp.2014.03.001

Halcrow, S. E., Harris, N. J., Beavan, N., & Buckley, H. R. (2014). First bioarchaeological evidence of probable scurvy in Southeast Asia: Multifactorial etiologies of vitamin C deficiency in a tropical environment. International Journal of Paleopathology, 5, 63-71. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpp.2014.01.004

Horrocks, M., Nieuwoudt, M. K., Kinaston, R., Buckley, H., & Bedford, S. (2014). Microfossil and Fourier Transform InfraRed analyses of Lapita and post-Lapita human dental calculus from Vanuatu, Southwest Pacific. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 44(1), 17-33. doi: 10.1080/03036758.2013.842177

Pietrusewsky, M., Buckley, H., Anson, D., & Douglas, M. T. (2014). Polynesian origins: A biodistance study of mandibles from the Late Lapita site of Reber-Rakival (SAC), Watom Island, Bismarck Archipelago. Journal of Pacific Archaeology, 5(1), 1-20.

Kinaston, R., Bedford, S., Richards, M., Hawkins, S., Gray, A., Jaouen, K., … Buckley, H. (2014). Diet and human mobility from the Lapita to the early historic period on Uripiv Island, Northeast Malakula, Vanuatu. PLoS ONE, 9(8), e104071. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0104071

Foster, A., Buckley, H., & Tayles, N. (2014). Using enthesis robusticity to infer activity in the past: A review. Journal of Archaeological Method & Theory, 21(3), 511-533. doi: 10.1007/s10816-012-9156-1

Valentin, F., Herrscher, E., Bedford, S., Spriggs, M., & Buckley, H. (2014). Evidence for social and cultural change in Central Vanuatu between 3000 and 2000 BP: Comparing funerary and dietary patterns of the first and later generations at Teouma, Efate. Journal of Island & Coastal Archaeology, 9(3), 381-399. doi: 10.1080/15564894.2014.921958

Kinaston, R. L., Walter, R. K., Jacomb, C., Brooks, E., Tayles, N., Halcrow, S. E., Stirling, C., Reid, M., Gray, A. R., Spinks, J., Shaw, B., … Buckley, H. R. (2013). The first New Zealanders: Patterns of diet and mobility revealed through isotope analysis. PLoS ONE, 8(5), e64580. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0064580

Kinaston, R. L., Buckley, H. R., & Gray, A. (2013). Diet and social status on Taumako, a Polynesian outlier in the Southeastern Solomon Islands. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 151(4), 589-603. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.22314

Kinaston, R., Buckley, H., Gray, A., Shaw, B., & Mandui, H. (2013). Exploring subsistence and cultural complexes on the south coast of Papua New Guinea using palaeodietary analyses. Journal of Archaeological Science, 40(2), 904-913. doi: 10.1016/j.jas.2012.09.002

Knapp, M., Horsburgh, K. A., Prost, S., Stanton, J.-A., Buckley, H. R., Walter, R. K., & Matisoo-Smith, E. A. (2012). Complete mitochondrial DNA genome sequences from the first New Zealanders. PNAS, 109(45), 18350-18354. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1209896109

Robb, K. F., Buckley, H. R., Spriggs, M., & Bedford, S. (2012). Cortical index of three prehistoric human Pacific Island samples. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, 22(3), 284-293. doi: 10.1002/oa.1205

Hayes, S., Buckley, H., Bradley, R., Milne, N., & Dennison, J. (2012). Approximating the face of 'Aunty': A question of likeness. Journal of Archaeological Method & Theory, 19(2), 306-321. doi: 10.1007/s10816-011-9115-2

Domett, K. M., & Buckley, H. R. (2012). Large lytic cranial lesions: A differential diagnosis from pre-Angkorian Cambodia. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, 22(6), 731-739. doi: 10.1002/oa.1234

Buckley, H. R. (2011). Epidemiology of gout: Perspectives from the past. Current Rheumatology Reviews, 7(2), 106-113. doi: 10.2174/157339711795305022

Shaw, B., Buckley, H., Summerhayes, G., Stirling, C., & Reid, M. (2011). Prehistoric migration at Nebira, South Coast of Papua New Guinea: New insights into interaction using isotope and trace element concentration analyses. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology, 30(3), 344-358. doi: 10.1016/j.jaa.2011.05.004

Cox, K. J., Bentley, R. A., Tayles, N., Buckley, H. R., Macpherson, C. G., & Cooper, M. J. (2011). Intrinsic or extrinsic population growth in Iron Age northeast Thailand? The evidence from isotopic analysis. Journal of Archaeological Science, 38(3), 665-671. doi: 10.1016/j.jas.2010.10.018

Valentin, F., Spriggs, M., Bedford, S., & Buckley, H. (2011). Vanuatu mortuary practices over three millennia: Lapita to the early European contact period. Journal of Pacific Archaeology, 2(2), 1-17.

Domett, K. M., O'Reilly, D. J. W., & Buckley, H. R. (2011). Bioarchaeological evidence for conflict in Iron Age north-west Cambodia. Antiquity, 85(328), 441-458.

Bedford, S., Buckley, H. R., Valentin, F., Tayles, N., & Longga, N. F. (2011). Lapita burials, a new Lapita cemetery and post-Lapita burials from Malakula, Northern Vanuatu, Southwest Pacific. Journal of Pacific Archaeology, 2(2), 26-48.

Scott, R. M., & Buckley, H. R. (2010). Biocultural interpretations of trauma in two prehistoric Pacific Island populations from Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 142(4), 509-518. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.21250

Buckley, H. R., Tayles, N., Halcrow, S. E., Robb, K., & Fyfe, R. (2010). The people of Wairau Bar: A re-examination. Journal of Pacific Archaeology, 1(1), 1-20.

Scott, R. M., Buckley, H. R., Spriggs, M., Valentin, F., & Bedford, S. (2010). Identification of the first reported Lapita cremation in the Pacific Islands using archaeological, forensic and contemporary burning evidence. Journal of Archaeological Science, 37(5), 901-909. doi: 10.1016/j.jas.2009.11.020

Valentin, F., Buckley, H. R., Herrscher, E., Kinaston, R., Bedford, S., Spriggs, M., … Neal, K. (2010). Lapita subsistence strategies and food consumption patterns in the community of Teouma (Efate, Vanuatu). Journal of Archaeological Science, 37, 1820-1829. doi: 10.1016/j.jas.2010.01.039

Valentin, F., Bedford, S., Buckley, H. R., & Spriggs, M. (2010). Lapita burial practices: Evidence for complex body and bone treatment at the Teouma Cemetery, Vanuatu, Southwest Pacific. Journal of Island & Coastal Archaeology, 5(2), 212-235. doi: 10.1080/15564891003648092

Shaw, B., Buckley, H., Summerhayes, G., Anson, D., Garling, S., Valentin, F., … Stirling, C., & Reid, M. (2010). Migration and mobility at the Late Lapita site of Reber-Rakival (SAC), Watom Island using isotope and trace element analysis: A new insight into Lapita interaction in the Bismarck Archipelago. Journal of Archaeological Science, 37(3), 605-613. doi: 10.1016/j.jas.2009.10.025

Shaw, B. J., Summerhayes, G. R., Buckley, H. R., & Baker, J. A. (2009). The use of strontium isotopes as an indicator of migration in human and pig Lapita populations in the Bismarck Archipelago, Papua New Guinea. Journal of Archaeological Science, 36(4), 1079-1091. doi: 10.1016/j.jas.2008.12.010

Kinaston, R. L., Buckley, H. R., Halcrow, S. E., Spriggs, M. J. T., Bedford, S., Neal, K., & Gray, A. (2009). Investigating foetal and perinatal mortality in prehistoric skeletal samples: A case study from a 3000-year-old Pacific Island cemetery site. Journal of Archaeological Science, 36(12), 2780-2787. doi: 10.1016/j.jas.2009.09.004

Valentin, F., Spriggs, M., Bedford, S., & Buckley, H. (2009). Une analyse diachronique des pratiques funéraires préhistoriques du centre du Vanuatu. Journal de la Societe des Oceanistes, 128, 39-52.

Hayes, S., Valentin, F., Buckley, H., Spriggs, M., & Bedford, S. (2009). Faces of the Teouma Lapita people: Art, accuracy and facial approximation. Leonardo, 42(3), 284-285.

Buckley, H. R., Tayles, N. G., Spriggs, M. J. T., & Bedford, S. (2008). A preliminary report on health and disease in early Lapita skeletons, Vanuatu: Possible biological costs of island colonization. Journal of Island & Coastal Archaeology, 3(1), 87-114. doi: 10.1080/15564890801928300

Buckley, H. R. (2007). Possible gouty arthritis in Lapita-associated skeletons from Teouma, Efate Island, Central Vanuatu. Current Anthropology, 48(5), 741-749.

Bentley, R. A., Buckley, H. R., Spriggs, M., Bedford, S., Ottley, C. J., Nowell, G. M., … Pearson, D. G. (2007). Lapita migrants in the Pacific's oldest cemetery: Isotopic analysis at Teouma, Vanuatu. American Antiquity, 72(4), 645-656.

Halcrow, S. E., Tayles, N., & Buckley, H. R. (2007). Age estimation of children from prehistoric Southeast Asia: Are the dental formation methods used appropriate? Journal of Archaeological Science, 34, 1158-1168.

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