Stanley Serafin

Senior Lecturer

I am an anatomist and biological anthropologist specializing in Mayan bioarchaeology.

Journal articles
Paris EH; Bravo RL; Serafin S, 2020, 'A Funerary Cave at Moxviquil, Chiapas, Mexico', Journal of Field Archaeology, vol. 45, pp. 86 - 105,
Wilson A; Serafin S; Seckiner D; Berry R; Mallett X, 2019, 'Evaluating the utility of time-lapse imaging in the estimation of post-mortem interval: An Australian case study', Forensic Science International: Synergy, vol. 1, pp. 204 - 210,
AbouHashem Y; Dayal M; Serafin S; Štrkalj G, 2017, 'Students' attitudes toward body image donation for 3D printing', Clinical Anatomy, vol. 30, pp. 1005 - 1006,
Paris EH; Serafin S; Masson MA; Peraza Lope C; Vidal Guzmán C; Russell BW, 2017, 'Violence, desecration, and urban collapse at the Postclassic Maya political capital of Mayapán', Journal of Anthropological Archaeology, vol. 48, pp. 63 - 86,
Serafin S; Lope CP; Uc González E, 2014, 'Bioarchaeological investigation of ancient Maya violence and warfare in inland northwest Yucatan, Mexico', American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 154, pp. 140 - 151,
Alexander M; Marten M; Stewart E; Serafin S; Štrkalj G, 2014, 'Attitudes of Australian chiropractic students toward whole body donation: A cross-sectional study', Anatomical Sciences Education, vol. 7, pp. 117 - 123,
Serafin S, 2012, 'The context of ancient American violence', Journal of Iberian and Latin American Studies, vol. 18, pp. 79 - 85,
Book Chapters
Kennett DJ; Masson MA; Serafin S; Culleton BJ; Lope CP, 2016, 'War and food production at the postclassic maya city of Mayapán', in The Archaeology of Food and Warfare: Food Insecurity in Prehistory, pp. 161 - 192,
Serafin S; Lope CP; González EU; Kú PD, 2014, 'Odontometric investigation of the origin of freestanding shrine ossuaries at Mayapan', in The Bioarchaeology of Space and Place: Ideology, Power, and Meaning in Maya Mortuary Contexts, pp. 141 - 167,
Serafin S; Peraza Lope C; Cucina A, 2014, 'Dental Nonmetric Investigation of Population Dynamics at Mayapan', in Cucina A (ed.), , Springer, pp. 97 - 107,
Serafin S; Štrkalj G; Štrkalj M, 2013, 'Using Anatomy Education to Develop the Research Skills of Chiropractic Students: A Brief Report', in Giardino AP; Giardino ER (ed.), Medical Education: Global Perspectives, Challenges and Future Directions, Nova Science Publishers, pp. 179 - 184
Serafin S; Peraza Lope C; Cucina A, 2013, 'Investigación bioarqueológica de la antigua población de Mayapan', in Cucina A (ed.), Afinidades Biológicas, Etnicidad y Dinámicas poblacionales en el Área Maya y Territorios Circun-Vecinos, Departamento de Extensión, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatán, Mexico, pp. 39 - 56
Serafin S; Peraza Lope C, 2007, 'Human Sacrificial Rites Among the Maya of Mayapan: A Bioarchaeological Perspective', in Tiesler V; Cucina A (ed.), New Perspectives on Human Sacrifice and Ritual Body Treatments in Ancient Maya Society, Springer, New York, pp. 232 - 252

Biological Anthropology


Mesoamerican Archaeology


ANAT2521 Biological Anthropology: Principles and Practices

ANAT2511 Fundamentals of Anatomy

ANAT1521-2111 Introductory Anatomy