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Rozenn has studied at several universities for her training: Rennes 2 (1996-1998), Paris 1 -Panthéon-Sorbonne- (1999-2001) and Paul Sabatier in Toulouse (2005-2006 and 2015-2018) of whose she is a doctor. Her interests are diverse and her curiosity for the human history is infinite (history, archaeology and anthropobiology). At the same time, she was recruited at Afan (Association française d’archéologie nationale) in 1999 and then, integrated into the creation of Inrap (Institut National de Recherche en Archéologie Préventive) in 2001. She is a member of the Fossil group of the CAG and Marie Skłodowska-Curie postdoctorant

As a field archaeologist on preventive sites, she enjoyed discoveries by serendipity permitted by the discipline. She worked on various periods (Lower Palaeolithic and Solutrean habitats, early medieval necropolises or modern cemeteries, etc.) and vast French territories (Grand Ouest, Nord Pas de Calais, Doubs, Périgord). By using a preventive approach, she was able to excavate several funerary complexes such as the parish cemetery of Bréal-sous-Vitré (35), the Merovingian and Carolingian cemeteries of Romilly-sur-Andelle (27) and Olonne-sur-Mer (85), those of the Jacobins convent in Rennes (35) or the Bronze Age necropolis of Plougonvelin (29). In programmed excavations, she also worked on the prehistoric sites of Menez Dregan (29) and the Erve Valley (53).

Her researches are (i) the comparison of biological, medical and archaeological data in anthropology, (ii) the creation of management tools and database management systems in archaeo-anthropology (SGBD) and (iii) the investigation of the biological repercussions of social inequalities in archaeological series, particularly with the use of isotopes (AIDE project supported by a Global Fellowship Marie Sklodowska-Curie, collaboration between Inrap, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver –Canada- and GET Toulouse). (iv) She is also the head of a Research Collective Action (ACR) within Inrap on the Archaeology of Disability and editor of the « archéologie du handicap » hypothesis booklet.

Selected Publications

  • Colleter R. et al. 2021. The last battle of Anne of Brittany: Solving mass grave through an interdisciplinary approach (paleopathology, biological anthropology, history, multiple isotopes and radiocarbon dating). PLOS ONE 16, e024808
  • Colleter R, Pichot D, Crubézy É 2021. Louise de Quengo : une bretonne du XVIIe siècle. Archéologie, anthropologie, histoire (Presses Universitaires de Rennes).
  • Colleter et al. 2020. HumanOS: an open source nomadic software database for physical anthropology and archaeology. Virtual Archaeology Review 11, 94–105.
  • Colleter et al. 2019. Social status in late medieval and early modern Brittany: insights from stable isotope analysis. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences 11, 823–837.
  • Colleter et Adèle 2019. Les restes humains archéologiques en France : entre objets de science et sujets de droit. Canadian Journal of Bioethics/Revue Canadienne de Bioéthique 2, 97–108