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Forensic Anthropology

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Forensic anthropology is an applied subfield of biological anthropology that applies the scientific methods of biological anthropology to the medicolegal process. The forensic anthropologist can render a biological profile or composite of an individual by providing accurate information such as age at death, sex, estimated living stature, ancestry, osteologicalpathology, trauma, and otherbiological information that is crucial to the identification process.

Ann H. Ross, Ph.D
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology
North Carolina State University
Office Phone Number: 919-515-9021
Research, Outreach and Engagement

List of Experts

Work Location
Dr. John A. Williams
Forensic Anthropology
Director, Human Identification Laboratory, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee
Dr. A. Midori Albert
Dept. of Anthropology, UNC-Wilmington

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