Buried Body Workshop

January 24-28, 2022 (40 credit hours) $650
Location: USF FORT (Facility for Outdoor Research & Training)

Course Description

The Florida Institute for Forensic Anthropology & Applied Science presents an advanced workshop for forensic anthropologists, law enforcement, crime scene investigators, death investigators, & medical examiners on how to locate and excavate complex burials. This is an advanced course with hands-on field training, including the excavation of burials & staged outdoor crime scenes using human cadavers from the USF Human Donation program located at the USF/IFAAS FORT (Facility for Outdoor Research & Training).


April 4-8, 2022 (40 credit hours) $575
Location: TBA

This course is designed for new and aspiring forensic artists and current forensic artists on training the key fundamentals of the composite drawing. The course is drawing intensive with a primary focus on developing sound and tangible interview skills. Open to Law Enforcement and medicolegal agencies. Content is in line with the IAI certification recommendations.


Dem Bones Workshop

May 4-6, 2022 (24 credit hours) $345
Location: USF Forensic Anthropology Lab, SOC125

Course Description

The Florida Institute for Forensic Anthropology Applied Sciences (IFAAS) at USF is hosting a 24-hour training for medical examiners, death investigators, detectives, crime scene personnel, and prosecutors, as well as other forensic specialists who work in the area of violent crime investigations.


Our workshops are catered for individuals engaged in the field of law enforcement, medicolegal agencies, and forensic anthropology. Occasionally, we will accept incoming graduate students interested in associated fields of forensic anthropology and forensic sciences if there are available seats for the workshop.