CfA: Utica College Forensic Anthropology Field School: Albania, Greece & Romania, 17.5.-12.6.2006
- 2006 is the third exciting year for UC's Forensic Anthropology Field
School, directed by Dr. Thomas Crist and Dr. John Johnsen. The field
school is to take place at Butrint National Park in Albania, with one
week at the Anthropological Research Centre in Bucharest, two days in
Corfu and one in Athens.
The dates of the field school are May 17 to June 12, 2006.
Undergraduate, graduate and international students are welcomed. No
prior experience in anthropology or forensics is required. Non-credit
students may be admitted subject to availability. In addition to
studying forensic anthropology, students will explore diverse
representations of the past in Albania, Greece and Romania.
For further information please view the program flier at
www.utica.edu/butrint2006. If you wish to participate or have further
questions you are encouraged to contact Dr. Thomas Crist
(tcrist@...) or Dr. Anamaria Iosif Ross (aross@...) as
soon as possible.
Professor Crist teaches in Utica College's Doctoral Program in
Physical Therapy. He also serves as Forensic Anthropologist for the
Philadelphia Medical Examiner's Office and for the US Disaster
Mortuary Operational Response Team. His main areas of research are
the skeletal indicators of nutritional deficiency (particularly
vitamin C); epigenetics and non-metric traits; and developmental
anomalies. His contact information is:
Thomas A. Crist, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Program in Physical Therapy
Dr. John Johnsen is the co-founder of UC's Albanian field school and
Dean of the Division of Social Sciences and Management. He is a
student of Native American Cultures and a medical anthropologist.
Dr. Anamaria Iosif Ross is a assistant professor of medical
anthropology at Utica College. Her research focuses on healing and
personhood in postsocialist societies. She will be assisting Drs.
Crist and Johnsen with the Romanian segment of the field school.