26. Forensic Anthropologists in Medical Examiner's and Coroner's Offices: A History

  1. Dennis C. Dirkmaat
  1. Hugh E. Berryman1 and
  2. Alicja K. Lanfear2

Published Online: 22 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118255377.ch26

A Companion to Forensic Anthropology

A Companion to Forensic Anthropology

How to Cite

Berryman, H. E. and Lanfear, A. K. (2012) Forensic Anthropologists in Medical Examiner's and Coroner's Offices: A History, in A Companion to Forensic Anthropology (ed D. C. Dirkmaat), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118255377.ch26

Editor Information

  1. University of Pittsburgh, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Tennessee, USA

  2. 2

    Middle Tennessee State University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405191234

Online ISBN: 9781118255377

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Keywords:

  • forensic anthropology beyond academia;
  • forensic anthropologists, and medical examiners and coroners;
  • hiatus in new forensic anthropology positions;
  • forensic anthropologists, skills in the autopsy room;
  • identification of human skeletal material;
  • interest in medicolegal potential, new specialty taking root

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Acknowledgments

  • References