Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Chris Dudar

Osteology Lab Manager (Repatriation)
Department / Division
Education
  • H.B.Sc., Human Biology, University of Guelph
  • M.Sc., Human Biology, University of Guelph
  • Ph.D., Anthropology, McMaster University
Additional Resources

Osteoware: software to assist in the documentation of human skeletal remains, available for free.

Research Interests

Bioarchaeology, Commingled remains resolution, Paleopathology, Repatriation

Publications
Article
Report
  • Powell, Melissa S., Dudar, John Christopher, and Luze, Meredith. 2018. [Report] Inventory and Assessment Of Human Remains and Funerary Objects From the Andrean of Islands Of The Aleutian Islands, Alaska, In the Collections Of The National Museum Of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Washington, DC: National Museum of Natural History.
Book
  • Billeck, William T. and Dudar, John Christopher. 2016. Inventory and Assessment of Nineteenth Century Human Remains from the Arkansas and Little Arkansas Rivers, Kansas, Potentially Affiliated with the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes, the Caddo Nation, the Osage Nation, and the Seneca-Cayuga Tribe in the Collections of the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Washington DC: Repatriation Office, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.
  • Wolff, Christopher, Billeck, William T., and Dudar, John Christopher. 2012. Inventory and Assessment of Human Remains and Funerary Objects Potentially Affiliated with the Kaigani Haida in the Collections of the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Washington, DC: Repatriation Office, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.
  • Billeck, William T., Dudar, J. Christopher, and Tallmadge, Kendall. 2009. Inventory and Assessment of Human Remains from near Golden, Colorado, in the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Washington, DC: Repatriation Office, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.