AIA Lecture: Research and Practice in Mass Grave Exhumations: Current International Projects at the UT Anthropology Research Facility, Dawnie Steadman

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Date(s): Thursday, January 16

Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

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The East Tennessee Society of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) and the McClung Museum present Dr. Dawnie Steadman of the Anthropology Department at University of Tennessee, Knoxville speaking on “Research and Practice in Mass Grave Exhumations: Current International Projects at the UT Anthropology Research Facility.”

Dr. Steadman, director of the Forensic Anthropology Center at UT, leads a first-of-its-kind research project at the FAC that tests various technologies to detect mass graves. She is a skeletal biologist who specializes in forensic anthropology, bioarchaeology and human rights investigations. She is a Board Certified Forensic Anthropologist and consults for medical examiners and law enforcement across the nation.

Lectures are held at 7:30 p.m. in the McClung Museum Auditorium and are open to the public and free of charge. A reception will follow each.