James T Pokines, PhD

Editorial Board Member

Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
Boston University, USA

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Dr. James T Pokines is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology.  Dr. James T Pokines joined the program with over a decade of experience as a Forensic Anthropologist and Forensic Archaeologist.  Dr. James T Pokines received his B.A. degree in anthropology and archaeology from Cornell University, his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in anthropology from the University of Chicago, and A.B.F.A. Board certification in forensic anthropology. Dr. James T Pokines is also the Forensic Anthropologist for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Boston.

Research Interest

Dr. James T Pokines research interests include vertebrate osteology, zooarchaeology, taphonomy, and paleoecology, and he has ongoing archaeological projects in the Bolivian Andes (Tiwanaku and related sites), the Nile Delta (Tell Timai), and the Paleolithic of northern Jordan.