Anelis Diaz is a biological anthropologist who received their B.S. in Biology with a minor in Biological Anthropology from the University of Central Florida in 2021. She received her M.A in Anthropology at the University of Central Florida in 2023. She studied with Dr. Tosha L. Dupras and Dr. John J. Schultz in biological and forensic anthropology. Her thesis research utilized stable isotopes to examine the relationships between diet, juvenile development, and social identity. Upon graduation, Anelis traveled to Cyprus to participate in forensic anthropology training and research. She now currently serves as the Graduate Admissions Specialist in the Department of Anthropology.

Areas of Research/Interest

Bioarchaeology; Stable Isotopes; Growth and Development; Forensic Anthropology; Dental Anthropology