Maryna Steyn

University of Pretoria, South Africa


Maryna Steyn has been employed at the Department of Anatomy, University of Pretoria, since 1988. She is a physical anthropologist, who initially qualified as a medical doctor (University of Pretoria), and subsequently obtained a Ph.D. degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Her Ph.D. degree was on the human skeletal remains from K2 and Mapungubwe. As a specialist in human skeletal remains, she consults to the South African Police Service on decomposed and skeletonized human remains. She also conducts research on human remains from archaeological sites. She has an NRF rating and has published more than 70 papers in scientific journals as well as several book chapters. M. Steyn is a Member of the Editorial Board of Forensic Science International and is the Director of the Forensic Anthropology Research Centre.

Biography Updated on 22 November 2010

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