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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Age-Related Changes to Frontal Sinus Traits and Implications for Forensic Identification

Naeema Abdulrazak, Lauren Nicole Butaric, Heather Marie Garvin



Forensic studies on frontal sinus identification are often limited to adult samples or utilize static, simulated antemortem images, which...

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Morphological Observation of the Alar Region between the Piriform Aperture and the Alar Soft Tissue for Facial Approximation (Reconstruction)

Hajime Utsuno, Yohsuke Makino, Shuji Namiki, Saki Minegishi, Maiko Toya, Hirotarao Iwase, Koichi Sakurada



Prediction methods for regions not lined by facial bones are important elements of forensic anthropology, including forensic facial...

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Photogrammetric Point-Cloud Replicability When Documenting Forensic Archaeological Scenes under Variable Lighting Conditions

Morgan J. Ferrell, John J. Schultz, Caroline C. Jasiak



Forensic archaeological scenes involving human skeletal remains in wooded environments can be challenging to documentutilizing close-range...

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Dental Anthropology and Its Role in Forensic Anthropology

Marin A. Pilloud, Christopher Aris, Emily Smith



Dental anthropology is a subdiscipline of biological anthropology that is concerned with the nonclinical study of teeth. As such, the discipline...

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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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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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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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Review of: Mineralogical Analysis Applied to Forensics

Daniel Johnson



Review of: Mineralogical Analysis Applied to Forensics: A Guidance on Mineralogical Techniques and Their Application to the Forensic...

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