The Not-So-Secret World of Skeletal Biology: Forensic Anthropology, Bioarchaeology and Human Rights investigations

Thursday, April 1, 2021 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Presented by the Kent Family Speaker Series.

Co-Sponsored by the UCF Department of Anthropology and the National Center for Forensic Science.

Speaker: Dawnie Wolfe Steadman, Ph.D., D-ABFA
Director, Forensic Anthropology Center
Professor, Department of Anthropology, Betty Lynn Hendrickson Professor
University of Tennessee

Join renowned anthropologist Dawnie Wolfe Steadman, Ph.D., for a fascinating discussion on how bones are used as forensic evidence, their role in understanding historical warfare and how they’re used to reconstruct human rights atrocities. She’ll also discuss her new work exploring body decomposition at the famous “Body Farm.”

This lecture series generously supported by Julie Kent ‘18MS and Scott Kent ‘13.

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