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Father of American Forensic Anthropology

Thomas Dwight (1843-1911)

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Identified the remains in the Leutgart case as human

George Dorsey

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Zoologist who became interested in dermatoglyphics and facial reconstruction

Harris H. Wilder

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First to provide stature information on Chinese

Paul Stevenson

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Founder of the AAPA who worked on race estimations

Ales Hrdlicka

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Worked with a massive skeletal collection and developed an age estimation method based on the pubic symphysis

T. Wingate Todd

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Anatomist from WashU who built a large skeletal collection

Robert J. Terry

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Mentor to Dr. Bass and published the Guide to the Identification of Human Skeletal Material in the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin

Wilton Krogman

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CILHI—what is the current name?

Central Identification Laboratory Hawaii: name changed to Joint POW/MIA Accounting Central Identification Laboratory (JPAC-CIL).

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First anthropologist at CILHI, worked at Kentucky, introduced Bass to anthropology.

Charles Snow

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worked with Terry at WashU, replaced Snow at CILHI, and worked on stature estimation with Gleser

Mildred Trotter

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Identification of the Korean War dead at CILHI

T. Dale Stewart

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Developed FORDISC

Richard Jantz

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Founded the modern anthropology department at UT and the skeletal collection that now exceeds 1,000 individuals.

William Bass

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Describe the requirements of the Daubert Rule

Testimony content must be testable with the scientific method, there must be professional standards, and error rates must be known and used.

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What was formed in response to Daubert and from criticism from the scientific community?

SWGANTH: Scientific Working Group for Forensic Anthropology

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Myositis ossificans

muscle ossification

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microcephaly

brain case is very reduced in size

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What is a bipartite parietal?

When the parietal bone develops from two parts and there is a suture between them.

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What is the best way to sex a subadult skeleton?

DNA analysis

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2,000 individuals from NYC

Huntington Collection

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4,000 individuals from Cleveland, OH

Hamann-Todd Collection

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2,000 individuals from St. Louis housed now at the Smithsonian

Terry Collection

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1,100 Individuals from Eastern USA housed at UT

Bass Collection

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2,000 hyoids, 2,000 clavicles from Eastern TN

McCormick Collection

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50 fetal individuals at the Smithsonian Institution

Hrdlicka Collection

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50 fetal individuals at WashU

Trotter Collection

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230 individuals from USA, mostly NM

University of New Mexico Documented Collection

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Males tend to have a ___ chin; females a ___ chin

square males, female rounded

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Superior border orbits in males are typically ___ whereas in females they are

duller, blunter; in females sharper.