Forensic Anthropology 

Picture of Dr. Ross examining a skull

Forensic anthropology is an applied subfield of biological anthropology that applies the scientific methods of biological anthropology to the medicolegal process. The forensic anthropologist can render a biological profile or composite of an individual by providing accurate information such as age at death, sex, estimated living stature, ancestry, osteologicalpathology, trauma, and otherbiological information that is crucial to the identification process.

List of Faculty Experts

Name Email Expertise Work Location
Dr. Ann Ross Ann_Ross@ncsu.edu Anthropology Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology , North Carolina State University, Raleigh