Jaxson Haug

Graduate Student




Fall 2020 Contact Information

BA Criminal Justice, California State University, Chico
BA Anthropology, California State University, Chico
MA Biological Anthropology, California State University, Los Angeles

Jaxson is a medical anthropology PhD student with a primary background in forensic anthropology. His master's thesis was focused on positive forensic identification of transgender women using skeletal markers from facial feminization surgery. He has worked as a forensic intern for the Clark County Office of the Coroner and Medical Examiner in Las Vegas, NV from 2013-2015 and as a forensic anthropology intern at the Los Angeles Department of Medical Examiner and Coroner under Drs. Elizabeth Miller and Vicky Wedel from 2017-2020. He was an instructor and osteologist for the Slavia Foundation Mortuary Archaeology Field School in Drawsko, Poland in 2017. Jaxson has also worked as a research assistant under Dr. Joyce Parga at CSULA's Primate Genetics Lab.

Jaxson's research interests include: ethics of forensic anthropology, sex and gender identification within forensic anthropology, genetic anthropology, skeletal trauma, intersectional violence, transgender studies, and gender theory.

Entered program in 2020

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Jaxson Haug