Forensic Anthropology is a journal devoted to the advancement of the science and professional development of the fields of forensic anthropology and forensic archaeology.

The journal primarily focuses on research, technical advancements, population data, and case studies related to the recovery and analysis of human remains in a forensic context. Topics such as forensic osteology, skeletal biology, and modern human skeletal variation are within the scope of Forensic Anthropology.

Vol. 3 No. 2 (2020): Special Issue: Education, Training, and Competencies in Forensic Anthropology

Published: 2020-12-14

Education, Training, and Competencies in Forensic Anthropology

Natalie R. Langley, MariaTeresa Tersigni-Tarrant

65

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The articles in this special issue grew from a symposium at the 2019 American Academy of Forensic Sciences Annual Scientific Meeting titled...

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Education and Training in Forensic Anthropology

Nicholas V. Passalacqua, Marin Pilloud

66–75

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The qualifications for a discipline are composed of the education and/or training requirements considered necessary to provide individuals with...

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The American Board of Forensic Anthropology Turns 40

Historical Perspectives and Current Trends in Certification for Forensic Anthropology

Eric J. Bartelink, Donna C. Boyd, Diane L. France, James T. Pokines, Debra Prince-Zinni

103–111

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The professionalization of forensic anthropology in North America began with the establishment of the Physical Anthropology section (now...

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The American Board of Forensic Anthropology’s Certification Program

Donna C. Boyd, Eric J. Bartelink, Nicholas V. Passalacqua, James T. Pokines, MariaTeresa Tersigni-Tarrant

112–119

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Certification through the American Board of Forensic Anthropology (ABFA) provides forensic anthropologists with accredited validation of the...

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Salaries in Forensic Anthropology and Academic Anthropology

Nicholas V. Passalacqua, Elaine Chu, Marin A. Pilloud

120–131

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This project examined the salaries of forensic anthropologists in the United States. Additionally, the salaries of forensic anthropologists...

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A Model for Forensic Anthropology Training

Deborrah C. Pinto, Michal L. Pierce, Jason M. Wiersema

91–96

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Proper education and training are fundamental in developing a competent forensic anthropology practitioner; however, the amount, variety, and...

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Education, Training, and Continuing Certification in Forensic Pathology

Kathryn Pinneri

97–102

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Forensic pathology is different from many other forensic disciplines because the basis is medicine rather than science. The training,...

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Core Competencies in Forensic Anthropology: A Framework for Education, Training, and Practice

Natalie R. Langley, MariaTeresa Tersigni-Tarrant

76–81

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Forensic practice, research, and expert testimony has been scrutinized increasingly by the medicolegal system over the last several decades,...

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Exploring Educational Needs beyond Technical Competency

Laboratory Management, Court Testimony, and Vicarious Trauma

Jennifer C. Love, Natalie R. Langley

82–90

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Since the landmark Supreme Court decisions that comprise the  Daubert trilogy and the release of the 2009 National Academy of...

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Review of "Forensic Anthropology and the United States Judicial System"

Joan A. Bytheway

132–133

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REFERENCE: Laura C. Fulginiti, Kristen Hartnett-McCann, Alison Galloway, eds. Forensic Anthropology and the United States Judicial...

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