Book chapters

  • Donlon, D, Lain, R and J. Taylor 2016 Ch. 10. Forensic Anthropology In Taylor, J and Kieser, J (eds) Forensic Odontology: Principles and Practice. Wiley.
  • Donlon, D, Lowe, A and Manns. B . 2015 Forensic archaeology and the Australian war dead. In WJ Groen, N. Marquez-Grant and R Janaway (eds) Forensic Archaeology: A Global Perspective. Wiley-Blackwell, London.
  • Donlon. D and J. Littleton Physical Anthropology and legislation in Australia. Handbook of Archaeological Human Remains and Legislation: an international guide to laws and practice in the excavation, study and treatment of archaeological human remains Routledge.
  • Briggs, C., Donlon, D and Wood, W. 2010 Forensic Osteology, Chapter 35. In Freckelton, I and Selby, H. Expert Evidence. Thomson Reuters.
  • Donlon, D, 2009 The Development and Current State of Forensic Anthropology: An Australian Perspective. Ch.8 In Blau, S. and Ubelaker, D. (eds) Forensic Anthropology in Australia. pp: 103-113.Left Coast Press, California.
  • Donlon, D. 2008. Forensic anthropology in Australia: A brief history and review of casework, Ch 7 in Oxenham, M. (ed.) pp.97-110, Forensic Approaches to Death, Disaster and Abuse. Perth: Western Australia University Press.

Journal articles

  • Croker, S.L., Reed, W. and Donlon, D. 2016 Comparative cortical bone thickness between the long bones of humans and five common non-human mammal taxa. Forensic Science International.
  • Adler, CJ, W Haak, D Donlon, A Cooper, TG Consortium. 2011. Survival and recovery of DNA from ancient teeth and bones Journal of Archaeological Science 38:956-964.
  • Donlon, D., Casey, M., Haak, W. and Adler, C. 2009 Early colonial burial practices for perinates at the Parramatta convict hospital, NSW Australasian Historical Archaeology 26:71-84.
  • Griffin, R. and Donlon, D. 2009. Patterns in dental enamel hypoplasia by sex and age at death: a possible insight into hypoplasia aetiology? Archives of Oral Biology Archives of Oral Biology Volume 54, Supplement 1, pp S93-S100
  • McDonald, J., Donlon, D., Field, J., Fullager, R., Coltrain, J.B. and Rawson,M. 2007. The first archaeological evidence for death by spearing in Australia. Antiquity. Vol 81(314): 877-886
  • Argue, D, Donlon, D, Groves, C. and Wright, RSV 2006 Homo floresiensis: Microcephalic, pygmoid, Australopithecus or Homo? Journal of Human Evolution 51: 360-374.
  • Katzenberg, M. Anne & Donlon, Denise 2012 Identification of historic individuals: the unknown sailor from the HMAS Sydney II. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Volume: 147 Supplement: 54 Pages: 178-178
  • Donlon, D. Blenkin, M., Duflou, J., ,R. Lain, T. Lowe and Parsons, J. 2008 Identification of the unknown Sailor from HMAS Sydney II Australasian Association of Human Biology.


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