Mirjana Roksandic

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Mirjana Roksandic


  • Anthropology
  • Europe
  • Evolution
  • South America
Areas of Expertise:
  • Archaeology of Europe
  • Archaeology of the Circum-Caribbean
  • Bioarchaeology
  • Biological Anthropology of Aging
  • Early Peopling of the Caribbean
  • Human Biological Evolution
  • Paleoanthropology of Europe
Languages Spoken:
  • English
  • French
Available To:
  • Appear on radio or TV
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  • Provide comment to media
  • Discuss research with industry, government, and others

Dr. Mirjana Roksandic is a biological anthropologist whose main research topics include Pleistocene hominin evolution in Europe and mortuary ritual among sedentary and semi-sedentary archaeological hunter-gatherers. Roksandic obtained her PhD from Simon Fraser University.

She has two active international projects: the first is in Serbia focusing on hominins excavated in Paleolithic caves, and the other in Cuba where she is working on questions of mortuary practice and ritual continuity.

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Ancient DNA provides new insight into early peopling of Caribbean

A new study by an international team of researchers that includes UWinnipeg researchers, Dr. Yadira Chinique de Armas, Dr. Mirjana Roksandic, and...

UWinnipeg anthropologists study first fossil monkey from Serbia

Anthropologists from The University of Winnipeg were part of a study identifying the first monkey fossils found in Serbia after two molar teeth...

UWinnipeg receives over $3 Million in NSERC Grants to further research

UWinnipeg received research and scholarship funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) that will enable...

UWinnipeg researchers lead study of first Neanderthal in Serbia

UWinnipeg anthropologists led a study of the first Neanderthal to be discovered in Serbia after an upper molar was discovered in the Pešturina Cave...