Forensic archaeology is mostly defined as the use of archaeological methods and principles within a legal context. However, such a definition only covers one aspect of forensic archaeology and misses the full potential this discipline has to offer.
Mike Groen is a Forensic Archaeologist at the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI), the Netherlands, and lectures in Forensic Archaeology, Human OsteoArchaeology and Taphonomy at several Dutch universities. He is currently (2015) Chair of the Forensic Archaeology Project Group within the European Network of Forensic Science Institutes (ENFSI). Nicholas Marquez-Grant is Course Director in Forensic Archaeology and Anthropology at Cranfield Forensic Institute, Cranfield University, UK. He is also a Research Fellow at the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, University of Oxford, UK. As a forensic practitioner, he has acted as an expert witness in Forensic Anthropology and Archaeology. Robert Janaway is a Lecturer in Forensic and Archaeological Sciences and Course Director for Forensic Archaeology and Crime Scene Investigation at Bradford University, UK. He has acted as a forensic archaeologist and has conducted research in forensic taphonomy for over 25 years and is currently (2015) Chair of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (CIfA) Forensic Archaeology Expert Panel.
Nicholas Marquez-Grant, Rob Janaway, W. J. Mike Groen
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