Published: 2022-03-10

Evaluating Graduate Student Diversity in Forensic Anthropology

Elizabeth Erhart, Kate Spradley

133-140

Abstract

In this paper we explore why graduate programs with a focus in forensic anthropology typically lack racial and ethnic diversity. Specifically,...

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Diversity and Inclusion in Forensic Anthropology

Where We Stand and Prospects for the Future

Sean D. Tallman, Cate E. Bird

84-101

Abstract

Diversity and inclusion have proven vital for increasing innovation, success, and performance in a myriad of fields; however, as with many other...

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Changing the Mentorship Paradigm

Survey Data and Interpretations from Forensic Anthropology Practitioners

Allysha Powanda Winburn, Sean D. Tallman, Audrey L. Scott, Cate E. Bird

115-132

Abstract

Mentorship can be defined as the person-to-person transmission of knowledge in a domain where one person has more experience than the other....

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Centering Transgender Individuals in Forensic Anthropology and Expanding Binary Sex Estimation in Casework and Research

Sean D. Tallman, Caroline D. Kincer, Eric D. Plemons

161-180

Abstract

Due to disproportionate violence impacting the transgender community, forensic anthropologists may encounter the remains of trans individuals;...

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Migrants by Sea

Investigating the Eastern United States Border

Amanda N. Friend

153-160

Abstract

Undocumented migration to the United States often occurs through large bodies of water such as the Rio Grande River or the waters surrounding...

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“Why Are There So Many Women in Forensic Anthropology?”

An Evaluation of Gendered Experiences in Forensic Anthropology

Marin A. Pilloud, Nicholas V. Passalacqua

102-114

Abstract

There is broad discussion of the higher numbers of women in the forensic sciences, particularly when compared to other science, technology,...

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The Morphology of Intersectionality

Discordance between Ancestry Estimates and Social Identifiers

Chaunesey Clemmons

181-191

Abstract

Forensic anthropologists operate within a medico-legal context, performing analyses to estimate a biological profile (ancestry, age, sex,...

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Ancestral Diversity in Skeletal Collections

Perspectives on African American Body Donation

Allysha P. Winburn, Antaya L. Jennings, Dawnie W. Steadman, Elizabeth A. DiGangi

141-152

Abstract

African Americans comprise approximately 13% of the U.S. population,  6% of missing persons, and 51% of homicide victims (Kochanek et al....

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