Bodies of Evidence: Introduction to Forensic Anthropology


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 identification, determining the manner and mode of death, postmortem modification of skeletal remains, protocols for mass disasters, human rights applications, and courtroom testimony. Open to both majors and non-majors.
Curriculum Codes
  • STS
  • NS
Typically Offered
Fall Only