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Douglas W. Owsley

anthropologist , forensic osteologist , researcher

Douglas W. Owsley, forensic osteologist, researcher, anthropologist.


Bachelor of Science in Zoology, University Wyoming, 1973. Master of Science, University Tennessee. Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology, University Tennessee, 1978.


Assistantship, department anthropology University Tennessee, faculty member anthropology. Faculty member, department geography and anthropology Louisiana State University. Associate curator, department anthropology National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, 1987, division head, division physical anthropology Washington, curator, North America forensics.

Lecturer in field assists law enforcement agencies in identifying human remains and in establishing cause of death.