Bodies of Evidence: Introduction to Forensic Anthropology

EvAnth 230

Prerequisites: None.  An introduction to medicolegal anthropology and death investigation. Topics include crime scene protocol and body recovery, basics of osteology, determining time since death, making personal IDs, determining the cause and manner of death, post-mortem modification of skeletal remains, protocols for mass disasters, human rights applications, and courtroom testimony. Open to majors and non-majors.

Bodies of Evidence: Introduction to Forensic Anthropology
Curriculum Codes: 
NS, STS