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. 6 No. 2 (2023)

Published: 2023-04-25

Combining Continuous and Categorical Data Modeling in Developmental Age Estimation Using Hierarchical Bayes

Valerie Sgheiza



Residual correlations (correlations that persist after accounting for the effect of chronological age) between variables can have a significant...

--Read More

Blunt Force Skeletal Trauma Research Methods

A Multidisciplinary Perspective

Angela L. Harden, Kyra E. Stull, John H. Bolte, Yun-Seok Kang, Amanda M. Agnew



A key component of the forensic anthropological examination is skeletal trauma analysis, which accounts for the majority of forensic...

--Read More

Landmark and Measurement-Based Data Assistant (LAMbDA)

A Pedagogical Tool for Cranial Landmark Data Collection

Amber M. Plemons, Kelly R. Kamnikar, Alexis C. Goots, Jack A. Biggs



Cranial landmarks have been used in research and casework since the late 19th century, at which time some of the earliest landmark and...

--Read More

Thesis Projects in Forensic Taphonomy

James T. Pokines



Given the recent growth in the field, some students in forensic anthropology may find it difficult to devise an affordable, suitable, and...

--Read More

A Unique Case of Hereditary Multiple Osteochondromas in the Feet

Clara J. Devota, Kelly R. Kamnikar, Carolyn V. Isaac, Joseph T. Hefner



This report describes the differential diagnosis of osseous growths in the first metatarsals of an adult male previously unreported in the...

--Read More

View All Issues