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Dr. Gwyn Madden

Dr. Madden


Associate Professor

Office:223 Lake Michigan Hall




Human osteology, paleopathology, mummy studies, bioarchaeology, mortuary studies, collections management, NAGPRA, Great Basin and American Southwest.
Gwyn Madden received her PhD from University of Nevada. Bioarchaeologist  with specialty in osteology, paleopathology, and mummy research.  Current research focuses on excavation in Ukraine, analysis of Byzantine period skeletal remains from Jordan, and analysis of three South American mummies housed in Norway; additional research preparing Osteoware data collection system in association with the Smithsonian Institution. She teaches courses on the connection between culture and the physical body as well as general courses in anthropology, archaeology, and physical anthropology.