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  • The University of Western Australia (M257), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

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Biography

In 2005 received a Bachelor of Art degree in anthropology at Rhode Island College with a 2 ½ year internship at the State Medical Examiner’s Office. Recipient of the Sam Houston Award in Anthropological Achievement through Rhode Island College. 2011 received Master of Science in forensic anthropology from Boston University School of Medicine. Recipient of two certificate of appreciation awards from the Middlesex District Attorney, Boston, MA for service in investigation of an unsolved cold case.  An associate member in the Anthropology section of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, a member of the American Standards Board for the Anthropology and Patterned Injury Consensus Bodies. A member of the International Association for Identification previous member of the Board for Forensic Anthropology subcommittee.  Active practice consultation involving trauma analysis and forensic anthropology for a private consultation firm. Archaeological excavation and research for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation Museum investigating battlefield archaeology.  Currently a PhD candidate in forensic anthropology at the School for Social Sciences. Award recipient of the Deans Excellence in FABLE PhD scholarship and Australian Government Research Training Program International Fees Offset. Current research involves: Population Specific Standards for the Estimation of Skeletal Sex: Multi-Method Comparison based on 3D Morphometry of the Pelvic Girdle and Proximal Femur in an Australian Population.

Education/Academic qualification

Forensic Anthropolgy, Master of Science, Boston University

Sep 200722 May 2011

Anthropology, Bachelor of Arts, Rhode Island College

Jan 199821 May 2005

Keywords

  • Forensic anthropology
  • population specificity