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John Williams

John Williams

College of Arts and Sciences

Anthropology and Sociology

Contact Information

Phone: 828.227.2430
Office: G08A McKee Building


Physical anthropologist who specializes in forensic anthropology. Is one of 91 board certified forensic anthropologists and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. Research interest is in trauma analysis of bone.


  • Ph D, Ohio State University, Physical Anthropology
  • MA, Ohio State University, Physical Anthropology
  • BS, Ohio State University, Anthropology

Teaching Interests

forensic anthropology, bioarchaeology, paleopathology, trauma analysis, fourier analysis, osteometric analysis

Research Interests

decomposition of human remains, trauma analysis of human bone (specifically saw cut marks)

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