Forensic Anthropology Lab Manual

Chris Stojanowski

This book serves as both a textbook and lab manual for an introductory level forensic anthropology course. The book is structured around a standard approach to teaching forensic anthropology. The context of forensic anthropology is presented. Basic bone biology and osteology is outlined. Estimating postmortem interval is discussed. The methods of the biological profile are outlined, Finally, the analysis of trauma and taphonomy are presented.

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Table of Contents for Forensic Anthropology Lab Manual

  • Unit 1: Establishing the Forensic Context
  • Unit 2: The Biological Profile
  • Unit 3: Trauma Analysis
  • Unit 4: Capstone
  • Student Survey