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FACTS Students

Graduate and undergraduate students at Texas State University regularly work/volunteer in the GEFARL, ORPL, and at the FARF. Some of the curent and recent graduate students conducting research at FACTS include:
Lennon Bates - Comparison of Decomposition Rates between Autopsied and Non-Autopsied Human Remains in Central Texas (May 2014)
Rachel Canfield - Osteometric Sorting: Does the Scale of a Commingled Event Matter?
Hailey Duecker - Cranial Sexual Dimorphism in Hispanics
Alexandria Frye - Reduction of Fleshed Sus scrofa domesticus Remains Using a Wood Chipper: Skeletal Trauma and Distribution Patterns (May 2013)
Kelsee Hentschel - Postmortem Fracture Surface Topography: An Investigation into Differentiating Perimortem and Postmortem Long Bone Blunt Force Trauma Fractures (May 2014)
Katherine Harrington - Secular Change in Knee Joint Size and Shape (May 2013)
Marilyn Isaacks - The Use of Near-Infrared Remote Sensing in the Detection of Clandestine Human Remains (expected May 2015)
Aryn Klein - Vulture Scavenging of Pig Remains at Varying Grave Depths (May 2013)
Hilary Martinez - I Don't Need It. You can Have It: Motivations for Whole Body Donation (May 2013)
Maggie McClain - Examining Patellar Morphology and Musculoskeletal Stress in Prehistoric Populations from Texas (May 2013)
Katheryn Phalen - The Effects of Clothing on Human Decomposition (expected August 2013)
Maureen Purcell - Sex Differences in the Femur: A Biomechanical Analysis with Forensic Signficance (December 2013)
Amy Sears - Decompostion in Central Texas and Validity of a Universal Postmortem Interval Formula (May 2013)
Kathryn Taylor - Sex Assessment from Carpal Measurements: Discriminant Function Analysis in a Contemporary American Sample (May 2013)
Jaydee Turner - A Geometric Morphometric Analysis of the Navicular Bone in Humans, Chimpanzees, and Baboons (May 2013)
Margaret Zywicki - A Study of the Predictability of Rib Fracture Patterns Based on Three Different Modes of Fracture (May 2014)