Courses: Forensic Anthropology (ANTHB234001)

Fall 2013

Class Number: 1064
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. Prerequisite: ANTH 101 or permission of instructor.
Div: I; Approach: Scientific Investigation (SI); Haverford: Social Science (SO)
Enrollment Limit: 25; Post Bacc Seats: 2; Enrollment Criteria:
Sophomore; Junior; Senior; Major/Minor/Concentration; Lottery;
Instructor Permission;

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1064 Div: I; SI;


Anthropology (Web site)

Taught By



Bryn Mawr, DAL315

Meeting Times

TTH 9:45am-11:15am