Applied Forensic Anthropology: Introduction to Recovery & Analysis (Summer Forensics Workshop)

June 06, 2022
8 am - 5 pm
UW-Parkside Campus, Room TBD

This 6-day workshop focuses on the proper techniques associated with the location, identification, and collection of human remains and attendant physical evidence in forensic context.

The full mock grave excavation will cover special topics including:

  • Remote sensing techniques such as aerial photography and drone / FLIR footage
  • Hands on experience with scent dogs, GPR, GPS, and Faro 3D mapping
  • Forensic archaeological methods
  • Scene photography
  • Proper evidence collection.

Additionally, you will learn about analysis in a laboratory. Laboratory analysis of skeletal material (in the form of the complete human skeleton) will include the inventory, measurement, and estimation of age, sex, ancestry, stature, pathology, individuating features. 

Credits Available: ABMDI (40 credit hours), POST / LESB and Department of Safety and Professional Services credits pending.

Disclaimer: As this course is organized independently, the views and opinions of the presenters are also independent and do not represent those of the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators

Dana Roders
Anthropology, CRMJ
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