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NCJ Number: 158058 Find in a Library
Title: Influence of William M. Bass III on the Development of American Forensic Anthropology
Journal: Journal of Forensic Sciences  Volume:40  Issue:5  Dated:(September 1995)  Pages:729-734
Author(s): D H Ubelaker; D R Hunt
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 6
Type: Survey
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This article discusses the contributions made by William M. Bass III to the field of forensic anthropology.
Abstract: The article discusses Bass's academic career, the influence of his mentors, and the research he undertook as part of his doctoral dissertation. Bass is one of the most productive American physical anthropologists of modern times. His contributions are reflected through his 193 publications to date; his casework, which has grown dramatically throughout his career, and now includes an average caseload of 45 per year; his public speaking ability; his role in developing the Physical Anthropology section of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences; and his teaching accomplishments. 5 tables, 3 figures, and 17 references
Main Term(s): Forensic anthropology
Index Term(s): American Academy Forensic Sciences (AAFS); Forensic sciences; Science and Technology
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