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On TV screens across the world, crimes are neatly solved in a matter of hours with little paperwork and nothing boring about it. That doesn’t reflect the reality that Alice Gooding, assistant professor of anthropology, knows as a forensic anthropologist.
Forensic anthropologists can work with local law enforcement agencies to help with clandestine grave recovery and helping identify remains, primarily bones. “What I do is a public service. It’s reuniting families with their loved ones,” she said. Her job is focused on identification of the body and not as much on the cause of death.