Category Archives: Forensic Anthropology

Laci Frank, Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State

Introduction I completed an internship with the Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State (FACTS) during the 2018 spring semester. During the course of my internship with FACTS I had two specific projects. The first project involved reassociating unassociated bones that had been misplaced over the years from their individual donation, and the second project was […]


Alexis Baide, Forensic Anthropology Research Facility

  During the Fall of 2017, I conducted a research internship at the Forensic Anthropology Research Facility (FARF), a component of the Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State (FACTS). My research consisted of analyzing the effects of burial age on disturbances seen on the ground surface. The results of this research will help bioarchaeologists determine […]


Kevin McLennan, Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office

Internship as a Death Investigator: A Glimpse Into The Other Side Kevin MacLennan Kevin17MacLennan@gmail.com Imagine for a moment: you pull into a stranger’s driveway and shut the vehicle off. Police officers are scattered around the property and yellow POLICE tape surrounds the home. You know someone inside has just been found deceased after going missing […]


Richard Saavedra, Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State

Richard Saavedra Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State Grady Early Forensic Anthropology Research Lab Dr. Deborah Cunningham Internship at the Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State: Researching Methods for 3D Scanning Femora for Use in Stature Estimation Introduction My internship was with the Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State (FACTS) under the supervision of Dr. […]


Noelia Acosta, Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State

In the spring of 2018 I had the privilege of participating in an internship at the Grady Early Forensic Research Laboratory (GEFARL), one of the three multi-laboratory divisions contributing to the Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State (FACTS). While I participated in various activities throughout the semester, my main responsibilities involved analyzing the pathology and […]