Juengst, Sara

Juengst, Sara
Lecturer
Barnard 209

PROFILE:

Dr. Sara Juengst is a visiting lecturer at UNC Charlotte. She specializes in bioarchaeology and Andean archaeology. She has conducted research in Bolivia and Peru and plans to begin a project in Ecuador in Summer 2017. She has also worked locally, assisting with field projects in the Southeastern United States when possible. Dr. Juengst is particularly interested in using human skeletal remains to investigates people’s identities and social structures in the past. She has also worked with human remains to evaluate past medical practices (trepanation or skull surgery) and violence levels within past Andean populations.

 

Juengst Curriculum Vitae

 

EDUCATION:

  • PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Department of Anthropology 2015
  • BA, Vanderbilt University – Department of Anthropology 2008

 

TEACHING:

  • Introduction to Anthropology
  • Fossil Evidence for Human Evolution
  • Food, Nutrition, and Culture
  • Human Osteology
  • Race and Anthropology
  • Bioarchaeology topics courses

 

RESEARCH TOPICS/AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Bioarchaeology
  • Paleopathology
  • Andean archaeology
  • Archaeology of community and identity

 

AWARDS/HONORS/GRANTS:

  • Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid of Research
  • Mellon Funding for Latin American Studies
  • Timothy P. Mooney Fellowship
  • National Geographic Society Committee for Research and Exploration Young Explorer’s Grant
  • Tinker Improvement Grant

 

SELECT PUBLICATIONS:

Juengst, Sara L. and Becker, Sara K.

2017 The Bioarchaeology of Community. Archaeological Papers of the American Anthropological Association (AP3A), Volume 28, in press.

 

Juengst, Sara L., Sergio J. Chávez, Dale Hutchinson, and Stanislava Chávez.

2016 Late Preceramic Forager-Herders from the Copacabana Peninsula in the Titicaca Basin of Bolivia: a Bioarchaeological Analysis. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology. doi: 10.1002/oa.2566.

 

Juengst, Sara L. and Maeve Skidmore

2016 Health at the Edge of the Wari Empire: Skeletal Analyses from Hatun Cotuyoc, Peru. Andean Past Vol. 12:101-131.

 

Juengst, Sara L., Sergio J. Chávez, Dale Hutchinson, and Karen Mohr Chávez. 

2015 Trauma in the Titicaca Basin, Bolivia, during the Late Intermediate Period (AD 1000 1450). International Journal of Osteoarchaeology. doi: 10.1002/oa.2469.

 

Juengst, Sara L. and Sergio J. Chávez

2015 Three Trepanned Skulls from the Copacabana Peninsula in the Titicaca Basin (200 BC AD 1000). International Journal of Paleopathology Vol. 9: 20-27.