Special Issue "Contemporary Concerns and Considerations in Forensic Anthropology"
A special issue of Humans (ISSN 2673-9461).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 November 2023 | Viewed by 11282
Interests: forensic anthropology; skeletal biology; bone histomorphometrics; functional anatomy and morphology; diversity and inclusion
Interests: forensic anthropology; human growth and development; modern human variation; quantitative genetics; diversity and inclusion
For this Special Issue of Humans, we are issuing a call for research articles, review articles, communications, and commentaries focusing on novel approaches and insights addressing the contemporary issues facing forensic anthropologists today. We are seeking cross-disciplinary investigations of the importance of broadening the definition and scope of forensic anthropology, particularly in terms of activism, advocacy, and social issues. This Special Issue will go beyond examining methodology to address how this field can operate in a holistic context with a four-field approach, addressing questions such as: who gets to be a forensic anthropologist and what is their purpose in today’s medicolegal system?
This Special Issue aims to cover a variety of topics related to forensic anthropology. Areas we are looking to cover include, but are not limited to: missing and unidentified persons cases, social inequality, LGBTQIA2S+ issues, migration, criminal justice reform, advocacy, and more. We look forward to developing an issue that will benefit the field and provide greater awareness to forensic and humanitarian issues facing practitioners, law enforcement, and the global community.
Dr. Jesse R. Goliath
Dr. An-Di Yim
Dr. Jessica K. Juarez
Manuscript Submission Information
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- forensic anthropology
- medicolegal system
- missing and unidentified persons
- structural violence
- undocumented persons
- diversity and inclusion
- border crossing
- civil rights
- criminal justice reform
- human rights violation
- social inequality