Amanda Lee

 Amanda Lee

Contact Information

Department of Anthropology
607 S Mathews Ave.
M/C 148
Urbana, IL 61801
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Research Interests

  • Skeletal morphology
  • Forensics
  • Bilateral Asymmetry
  • Modern Human Skeletal Anatomy

Research Description

My research focuses on improving osteometric methods by using patterns of limb bone asymmetry and allometry.


  • New York University; Anthropology/English and American Literature (with honors); B.A., 2013

Distinctions / Awards

  • 2017 List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent, University of Illinois
  • 2016 Award for Exemplary Student Research (Honorable Mention), American Association of Physical Anthropologists
  • 2013 University Honors Scholar, New York University
  • 2012-2013 Dean’s List, New York University


  • 2018 Travel Grant, Paleoanthropology Society
  • 2017 Cognitive Science/AI Award, Beckman Institute, University of Illinois
  • 2016 Graduate Summer Research Assistance Award, Department of Anthropology, University of Illinois
  • 2015 Conference Travel Funding, Department of Anthropology, University of Illinois
  • 2015 Pollitzer Student Travel Award, American Association of Physical Anthropologists
  • 2014-2016 Stipend and waiver of graduate tuition, University of Illinois
  • 2009-2013 Academic Trustee Scholarship, New York University College of Arts and Sciences

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Lee, Amanda B, and Lyle W Konigsberg Univariate and linear composite asymmetry statistics for the “pair-matching” of bone antimeres J. Forensic Sci. 2018.
Go, Matthew C, Amanda B Lee, Jana A Santos, Nicole M Vesagas, and Rebbeca Crozier A newly assembled human skeletal reference collection of modern and identified Filipinos Forensic Sci. Int. 271 2017, p. 128.e1-128.e5.