Dr Jenna Dittmar

Dr Jenna Dittmar
Dr Jenna Dittmar
Dr Jenna Dittmar

Research Fellow



Dr Jenna Dittmar is a Research Fellow in Osteoarchaeology in the Department of Archaeology at the University of Aberdeen. As a specialist in bioarchaeology and palaeopathology, her research utilises a multidisciplinary approach to examine questions about health, disease and medical intervention in past populations.

She was previously employed as a Research Associate at the University of Cambridge (2016-2020) on the Wellcome funded project entitled, ‘After the Plague: Health and History of Medieval Cambridge’. This multidisciplinary project examined the historical and biological effects of the catastrophic medieval plague pandemic, known as the Black Death.


  • PhD Biological Anthropology 
    2016 - University of Cambridge 
  • MSc Osteology and Palaeopathology 
    2011 - University of Bradford 

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Research Specialisms

  • Physical and Biological Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Archaeological Sciences
  • Bronze Age
  • Medieval History

Our research specialisms are based on the Higher Education Classification of Subjects (HECoS) which is HESA open data, published under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence.


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