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Forensic Anthropology Center
Department of Anthropology
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
Phone: 512-245-1900
Fax: 512-245-6889

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Human Remains Recovery Workshop


FACTS offers workshops and short courses in forensic anthropology, search and recovery methods, discrimination between human and non-human bone, histological methods, and advanced methods in forensic anthropology. Many of our courses are accredited by the American Board of Medical Death Investigators and the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. We can also customize courses to meet your needs.

Identifying Human From Non-Human Bone

June 17, 2016

Forensic Facial Reconstruction Sculpture with Karen T. Taylor

February 1-5, 2016

K9 Human Remains Detection

April 8 - 10, 2015

Two-Day Body Recovery Field Course

March 5-6, 2016 and October 22-23, 2016

Skeletal Death Investigation through TEEX

May 23 - 27, 2016

Outdoor Human Remains Recovery

June 6 - 10, 2016

Forensic Taphonomy of Texas

June 13 - 15, 2016

Forensic Anthropology Methods

June 20 - 24, 2016

Advanced Methods in Forensic Anthropology


Human Osteology

August 22 - 26, 2016

Forensic Art: Master Facial Reconstruction Sculpture

September 2016

Forensic Art: Digital Postmortem Illustration


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Registration and Tuition Information

*For registration and information about local arrangements, contact Sophia Maroudas at FACTS@txstate.edu or 512-245-1900

*Register or hold a space on-line by clicking the workshop and then the PAY BY CREDIT CARD

*Space is limited. For most workshops you can save a spot by sending a deposit. Full tuition is due two weeks prior to the workshop unless otherwise posted.

*A 10% administrative fee per registrant will be deducted for cancellation. Refund requests must be received in writing two weeks prior the workshop. No refund will be made thereafter.

*Transportation and accomodations are not included in tuition.

*Workshops may be cancelled if enrollment is low. A full tuition refund will be provided if cancelation occurs.