Dem Bones


This course is an introduction to forensic anthropology and human osteology. Attendees will explore basic bone identification, the latest techniques for skeletal and dental analysis in human identification, and trauma analysis.

Participant time is split between classroom lectures and hands-on laboratory methods, during which participants will learn how to identify bones, how to distinguish changes to bone from inflicted trauma, skeletal analysis and 3D modeling for trauma and cause of death, and where to find various resources.