ANTH 315

Forensic Anthropology Theory and Practice
Units
4

This course explores the theories underlying forensic anthropology and how they are put into practice. Topics include a history of the discipline; professional responsibilities in the autopsy suite and courtroom; taphonomy and the estimation of time since death; techniques and contexts for positive identification; and depictions of forensic anthropologists in popular culture. Examination of case studies at local, national, and international scales.