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Robert received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1972 from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. In 1973, he got his Master of Arts degree from the same university.
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Pickering attended Northwestern University, graduating with a Doctor of Philosophy degree in 1984.
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A forensic investigation requires a team of specialists from many different scientific fields of study along with legal and law enforcement specialists. In recent years, the range of cases, on which forensic anthropologists have been consulted has expanded dramatically. "The Use of Forensic Anthropology" provides these professionals with guidelines for determining how to choose and when to use a forensic anthropologist.
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In this book, the author examines the history of the buffalo and the biological reasons for the white buffalos rarity, and he shares his conversations with tribal elders and modern bison ranchers. "Seeing the White Buffalo" skillfully marries scientific and cultural perspectives in its exploration of the phenomena of this unusual animal.
Robert received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1972 from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. The following year, in 1973, he got his Master of Arts degree from the same university. Later, Pickering continued his education at Northwestern University, graduating with a Doctor of Philosophy degree in 1984.
Between 1975-1976, Robert served as a physical anthropologist in the United States Army Central Identification Laboratory in Thailand, where he identified the remains of American soldiers, who died in Vietnam. In 1977, he was appointed an instructor in adult education program at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, a post he held till 1980. Moreover, from 1979 till 1980, Robert taught at Northwestern University, and in 1980, he was an instructor at Oakton Community College.
During the period from 1981 till 1982, Pickering held a position of a director of Northern Illinois Programs at the Center for American Archaeology in Evanston. In 1982, he was appointed a program developer and adult educator at the Field Museum of Natural History, the posts Robert held till 1986.
From 1987 till 1992, he worked as a research associate. Later, between 1988-1991, Pickering served as an educator and curator of Anthropology at the Children's Museum of Indianapolis.
In 1991, Robert was appointed a curator and chair of the Department of Anthropology at Denver Museum of Natural History, in Denver, Colorado. Two years later, in 1993, he began serving as an adjunct associate professor at the University of Colorado Denver.
Since 1999, Pickering has been holding a post of a Collier-Read Deputy Director at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center (present-day Buffalo Bill Center of the West), in Cody, Wyoming. Currently, he also serves as a founding director of the Museum Science and Management program and as a professor of Anthropology at the University of Tulsa.
During his lifetime, Robert also worked as a guest lecturer at different educational institutions, including the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse, Beloit College, Triton College and Ball State University. Moreover, he acted as a forensic Anthropology consultant for coroners and medical examiners and a museum consultant to J. G. Shedd Aquarium, Spertus Museum of Judaica and Mabbee-Gerrer Museum of Art.
Also, Pickering worked in many excavations and and held a post of a director of Yap Island Mortuary Site Project at the Pacific Studies Institute.
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(A forensic investigation requires a team of specialists f...)1996
(The book discusses the history of early North American ci...)1996
(This book describes, in simple text and illustrations, ar...)1987
Roberts is a member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, American Anthropological Association, American Association of Physical Anthropologists, American Alliance of Museums (formerly American Association of Museums), Society for American Archaeology, Paleopathology Association, American Numismatic Association and Sigma Xi.
Robert married Marianne S. Schoch, a teacher, on August 5, 1984. Their marriage produced two children — Katherine Ann and Evelyn Rose.