Manuel Polo-Cerdá
PhD in Medicine from the University of Alacant, expert in Forensic Anthropology at the Complutense University of Madrid, associate researcher for Grupo Paleolab®, and forensic medical doctor and anthropologist attached to the Anthropology and Forensic Dentistry Unit of the Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences of Valencia (Spain). He is a tenure-track 2 lecturer on Criminology at the Catholic University of Valencia within the Criminology degree-course.

The Roman necropolis in Carrer Quart in Valencia (Spain) is the city’s oldest known cemetery. Based on its archaeological and bioanthropological analysis, we examine various hitherto unknown issues: funerary practices, social stratification, paleodemography, quality of life, and the impact of disease, food, and the subsistence economy.