Focus in Forensic Anthropology

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What is Forensic Anthropology?

Forensic Anthropology involves the study of includes human biology, archaeology and ethnohistory, including:

  • the study of body deposition and scene reconstruction;
  • human remains recovery;
  • human identification;
  • the postmortem interval; and
  • skeletal trauma in modern legal contexts.

Undergraduate programs

UTM undergraduate students who wish to focus in Forensic Anthropology normally enrol in one of the following programs:

  • Specialist Program in Anthropology (Science) ERSPE0105
  • Major Program in Anthropology (Science) ERMAJ0105

Learn more about Anthropology programs at UTM.

Undergraduate courses

Most of our recommended upper-level courses for a focus in Forensic Anthropology are Anthropology Science (SCI) credits.

Learn more about course selection for Anthropology programs at UTM.

Teaching and Research Specialties

At UTM, our faculty research interests in Forensic Anthropology include:

  • forensic anthropology and crime scene technology in Canada;
  • application of next genome sequencing methods in Forensic Science in Canada and the United States.