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Past NIJ Workshops

View the agendas, presentations and presenter bio's of past NIJ workshops hosted by Radford University's Forensic Science Institute.

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July 2010

May 2010


Additional Readings

Forensic Anthropology
American Journal of Physical Anthropology


Bass WM  (1996)  Human Osteology: A Laboratory and Field Manual (4th ed.).  Columbia Missouri: Missouri Archaeological Society.

Bass WM  (2003)  Death’s Acre: Inside the Legendary Forensic Lab, the Body Farm, Where Dead Men Do Tell Tales.  New York: Berkley Books.

Beckett RG and Conlogue G (2010)  Paleoimaging; Field Applications for Cultural Remains and Artifacts.  Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Burns K  (1999)  Forensic Anthropology Training Manual.  Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall.

Byers SN  (2008)  Introduction to Forensic Anthropology (3rd ed.).  Boston: Pearson.

Fairgrieve SI (2008)  Forensic Cremation: Recovery and Analysis.  Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Fairgrieve SI  (1999)  Forensic Osteological Analysis: A Book of Case Studies.  Springfield, Illinois: Charles C. Thomas.

Fairgrieve SI and Oost TS  (2001)  Human Skeletal Anatomy Laboratory Manual and Workbook.  Springfield, Illinois: Charles C. Thomas.

Galloway A  (1999) Broken Bones: Anthropological Analysis of Blunt Force Trauma. Springfield, Illinois: Charles C. Thomas.

Haglund WD and Sorg MH  (1997)  Forensic Taphonomy: The Postmortem Fate of Human Remains.  Boca Raton: CRC Press.

Haglund WD and Sorg MH  (2001)  Advances in Forensic Taphonomy: Method, Theory and Archaeological Perspectives.  Boca Raton: CRC Press.

Journal of Forensic Sciences

Katzenberg MA and Saunders SR (2000)  Biological Anthropology of the Human Skeleton.  New York: Wiley-Liss.

Kimmerle EH and Baraybar JP  (2008)  Skeletal Trauma: Identification of Injuries Resulting From Human Rights Abuse and Armed Conflict.  Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Klepinger LL  (2006)  Fundamentals of Forensic Anthropology.  Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Kollmann D (2007)  Never Suck A Dead Man’s Hand: Curious Adventures of a CSI.  New York: Kensington Publishing Corp.

Krogman WM and Iscan MY  (1986)  The Human Skeleton in Forensic Medicine (2nd ed.).  Springfield, Ill.: Charles C. Thomas.

Mann R and Williamson ME  (2006)  Forensic Detective: How I Cracked The World’s Toughest Cases.  New York: Ballantine Books.

Micozzi MS  (1990)  Postmortem Changes in Human and Animal Remains.  Springfield, Ill.: Charles C. Thomas.

Nafte M  (2000)  Flesh and Bone:  An Introduction to Forensic Anthropology.  Durham, North Carolina: Carolina Academic Press.

Pickering RB and Bachman DC  (2009)  The Use of Forensic Anthropology (2nd ed.).  Boca Raton: CRC Press.

Rathbun TA and Buikstra DC (1984)  Human Identification: Case Studies in Forensic Anthropology.  Springfield, Ill.: Charles C. Thomas.

Redsicker DR (2000)  The Practical Methodology of Forensic Photography (2nd ed.).  Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Reichs KJ  (1986)  Forensic Osteology: Advances in the Identification of Human Remains.  Springfield, Ill.: Charles C. Thomas.

Rhine S  (1998)  Bone Voyage: A Journey in Forensic Anthropology.  Albuquerque, New Mexico: University of New Mexico Press.

Schmitt A, Cunha E, and Pinheiro J  (2006)  Forensic Anthropology and Medicine: Complementary Sciences From Recovery to Cause of Death.  Totowa, N. J.: Humana Press.

Schmitt CW, Symes SA (eds.)  (2008)  The Analysis of Burned Human Remains.  Amsterdam: Elsevier Press.

Steadman DW  (2003)  Hard Evidence: Case Studies in Forensic Anthropology.  Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Stewart TD  (1979)  Essentials of Forensic Anthropology.  Springfield, Ill.: Charles C. Thomas.

Stinson PG  (1997)  Forensic Dentistry.  Boca Raton: CRC Press.

Taylor KT  (2000)  Forensic Art and Illustration.  Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Thompson T and Black S (eds)  Forensic Human Identification: An Introduction.  Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Ubelaker DH and Scammel H  (1992)  Bones, A Forensic Detective’s Casebook.  New York: Harper Collins.

Warren MW, Walsh-Haney HA, and Freas LE (eds.)  (2008)  The Forensic Anthropology Laboratory.  Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Forensic Archaeology

Boddington A, Garland AN, Janaway RC (1997)  Death, decay, and reconstruction:  approaches to archaeology and forensic science.  Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Chainey S, Ratcliffe J (2005)  GIS and crime mapping.  Chichester, England: John Wiley. 

Dupras TL, Schultz JJ, Wheeler SM, and Williams LJ  (2006)  Forensic Recovery of Human Remains: Archaeological Approaches.  Boca Raton: CRC Press.

Killiam EW  (2004)  The Detection of Human Remains (2nd ed.).  Springfield, Ill.: Charles C. Thomas.

Sorg MH, Rebmann A, Edward D.  Cadaver dog handbook: forensic training and tactics for recovery of human remains.  Boca Raton: FL:  CRC Press.  2000.

Thomas DH (1999)  Archaeology: down to earth (2nd ed.).  Fort Worth: Harcourt Brace.

Tibbett M and Carter DO (eds.)  (2008)  Soil Analysis in Forensic Taphonomy: Chemical and  Biological Effects of Buried Human Remains.  Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Ubelaker  DH (1989)  Human skeletal remains: excavation, analysis, interpretation.  Washington, D. C.: Taraxacum.

Forensic Entomology

Byrd JH and Castner JL  (2010)  Forensic Entomology: The Utility of Arthropods in Legal Investigation (2nd ed.).  Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Goff ML  (2000)  A Fly for the Prosecution: How Insect Evidence Helps Solve Crimes.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Jackson S (2002)  No Stone Unturned: The True Story of NecroSearch International, the World’s Premier Forensic Investigators.  Kensington Books.

Forensic Pathology

Catanese CA (ed.)  (2010)  Color Atlas of Forensic Medicine and Pathology.  Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.