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The Dirt on Forensics: Archaeology and the Forensic Sciences

October 24, 2019, 3:00 pm
Location Feliciano School of Business - 114
SponsorDepartment of Anthropology, Center for Heritage and Archaeological Studies and College of Humanities and Social SciencesCostfreePosted InCollege of Humanities and Social Sciences
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“The Dirt on Forensics: Archaeology and the Forensic Sciences”  

Kimberlee S. Moran, MSc, RPA

Associate Teaching Professor & Director of Forensics

Department of Chemistry

Rutgers University, Camden

This lecture will introduce participants to the intersection of archaeological methods and techniques with those of forensic science.  Of specific focus are the ways in which archaeology can provide standards of best practice for crime scene investigation. Participants will learn both the theory behind forensic archaeology as well as the methods that distinguish it from traditional archaeology.