photo: ginesseGinesse A. Listi

Director, LSU FACES Lab
Assistant Professor - Research


Diplomate, American Board of Forensic Anthropology, 2015


PhD Anthropology, Tulane University 2008
MA Anthropology, LSU, 1997
BA General Studies, LSU, 1994


Ginesse Listi’s current research focuses on methods for estimating the biological profile from skeletal remains.

Selected Publications

2018 - Listi, Ginesse A. Health in transition: an assessment of nonspecific pathologies during the Coles Creek period in the southern Lower Mississippi Valley.  In: Shannon Chappell Hodge and Kristrina A. Shuler (Editors), Bioarchaeology of the Southeast: Approaches to Bridging Bones and Behavior. Tusacaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press. Pp 36-53. 

2017 - Listi, Ginesse A. Analysis of Human Teeth Recovered from Burials at the Natchez Fort Site (16CT18).  Louisiana Archaeology 41:129-44. 

2016 - Listi, Ginesse A. The Use of Entheseal Changes in the Femur and Os Coxa for Age Assessment.  Journal of Forensic Sciences 61(1):12-18. 

2015 - Listi, Ginesse A., and Mary. H. Manhein. Analysis of Burials Excavated from St. Peter Street Cemetery (16OR92), an 18th Century New Orleans Cemetery. Louisiana Archaeology 40:5-25. 

2013 -Listi, Ginesse A.  Bioarchaeological analysis of subsistence and health at the Lake George Site, Mississippi (22Yz557).  Southeastern Archaeology 32(1): 111-28.

2012 - Listi, Ginesse A., and Mary H. Manhein.  The use of vertebral osteoarthritis and osteophytosis in age estimation.  Journal of Forensic Sciences 57(6):1537-40.

2011 - Listi, Ginesse A.  Bioarchaeological Analysis of Diet during the Coles Creek Period in the Southern Lower Mississippi Valley.  American Journal of Physical Anthropology 144(1):30-40 

2010 - Listi, Ginesse A.  The Impact of Racial Metric Variation in the Pelvis on the Morphological Assessment of Sex.  Journal of Forensic Sciences 55(5):1157-1161.

Courses Taught

Anthropology 1001 Introduction to Physical Anthropology and Prehistory
Anthropology 2014 Introduction to Forensic Anthropology
Anthropology 3909 Bones, Bodies, and Disease: Introduction to Paleopathology
Anthropology 7909 Paleopathology Seminar


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Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 225-578-3906
Fax: 225-578-4420

Office hours: W 1:30 - 2:30



Ginesse A. Listi's CV