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. 4 (2023)

Published: 2024-01-30

A Comparison of Scales for Recording and Evaluating Dental Arcade Shape

Christopher Maier, Kelly Heim-Maier, Erin McCoy



Recording scales to evaluate the shape of the dental arcade have been proposed; however, no comparison has been made among different scales to...

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The Origins of Forensic Anthropology in the United States

Nicholas Vere Passalacqua, Iris Clever



Traditional histories of forensic anthropology focus on key figures, events, and/or publications within a larger narrative of disciplinary...

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Pioneers of Color

A Counternarrative of Foundational Figures in Forensic Anthropology's History

Matthew C. Go, Isis Dwyer, Tisa N. Loewen, Nandar Yukyi, Chaunesey Clemmons, Sydney S. Garcia, Kamar Afra, Fatimah A. Bouderdaben, Alba Craig, Isabel S. Melhado, Tanya Ramos, Ivanna Robledo, Evonne Turner-Byfield, Aaron J. Young, Jessica K. Juarez, Elaine Y. Chu, An-Di Yim, Allison Nesbitt, Jesse R. Goliath



Popular renditions on the history of forensic anthropology have traced the discipline’s roots back to early European anatomy and nineteenth to...

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Daubert and the Effect on Biological Profile Research

Kate M. Lesciotto



As a core component of casework, methods for estimating the biological profile must meet current legal standards to be
admissible as part of...

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A Case of Complete Hyoid Body Agenesis and the Benefits of Anthropology Consultation When Assessing Structures of the Neck

Justin Z. Goldstein, Jennifer K. Odien, Mary K. Schwerdt



This case study details a rare finding of hyoid body agenesis. Anthropological consultation on structures of the neck is

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Precocious Natural Mummification in Hanging

An Exceptional Case from Northern Cyprus

Deren Çeker, Hugh Tuller, Idris Deniz



Mummification is regarded as a particular form of decomposition. External factors such as sun, wind, humidity, and temperature are known to...

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Review of: Mildred Trotter and the Invisible Histories of Physical and Forensic Anthropology

Jade S. De La Paz



A Review of Mildred Trotter and the Invisible Histories of Physical and Forensic Anthropology, Emily K. Wilson, ISBN 9781032180892, CRC...

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