Archaeology degree leads to crime-solving

September 30, 2019

A fan of crime-scene detective shows, Chantelle Foster always dreamed of working in forensics. She discovered the archaeology department’s human’s osteology and forensic anthropology courses are the perfect fit for her career aspirations.

“It’s fascinating that someone’s skeleton can give us so much information about how they lived and died,” she says. From nutrition and socio-economic status to past injuries, cause of death and more, forensic investigations give voice to those who can no longer speak for themselves.