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The Dirt on Forensics: Archaeology and the Forensic Sciences

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Kimberlee S. Moran, MSc, RPA
Associate Teaching Professor & Director of Forensics
Department of Chemistry, Rutgers University, Camden

Date: Thursday, October 24
Time: 3:00
Location: School of Business Building, Room 114

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.