Courses: Forensic Anthropology (ANTHB234001)

Fall 2012

Class Number: 2447
Introduces the forensic subfield of biological anthropology, which applies techniques of osteology and biomechanics to questions of forensic science, with practical applications for criminal justice. Examines the challenges of human skeletal identification and trauma analysis, as well as the broader ethical considerations and implications of the field. Topics will include: human osteology; search and recovery of human remains; taphonomy; trauma analysis; and the development and application of innovative and specialized techniques.
Div: I; Approach: Scientific Investigation (SI); Haverford: Social Science (SO)
Enrollment Limit: 25;

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 2447 Div: I; SI;

Department

Anthropology (Web site)

Taught By

Hutton,Virginia E.

Location

Bryn Mawr, DAL315

Meeting Times

TTH 9:45am-11:15am