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. 3 (2020): Summer
Previous studies of bone fractography have examined only cases of blunt trauma. Here we assess whether fracture surface features are also found...
Examining the Reliability of Morphological Traits for Sex Estimation
Implications for the Walker (2008) and Klales et al. (2012) Methods
Morphological skull and pubic traits are routinely used in forensic anthropological casework for sex estimation, with the Walker (2008) and...
Rogers’s (1999) method of human skeletal sex estimation evaluates morphological variation in four traits of the distal humerus. Although this...
A recent study (Topoleski & Christensen 2019) found that applying a food-grade gelatin solution to thermally altered skeletal remains...
Although the term “forensic anthropology” was employed in Germany and Austria in the early 1900s, it appeared in the early 1970s in the North...
REFERENCE: Angi M. Christensen, Nicholas V. Passalacqua, Eric J. Bartelink. Forensic Anthropology, Current Methods and Practice. 2nd...
REFERENCE: Heather M. Garvin, Natalie R. Langley, eds. Case Studies in Forensic Anthropology: Bonified Skeletons....