A physical anthropology / archaeologist provides insight into research, forensic archaeology and forensic anthropology, and search for human remains through interview with experts and seasoned professionals.
Scattered Episode 05: Interview with Kevin Blecha
Kevin Blecha is a Wildlife Biologist with Colorado Parks & Wildlife. His graduate & published work focuses on risk and reward in wildlife feeding behaviours. His research has included looking at the feeding behaviours of mountain lions. In this episode we talk about: the typical feeding behaviour of mountain lions (cougars, puma, panthers) whether orContinue reading "Scattered Episode 05: Interview with Kevin Blecha"
Scattered Episode 04: Interview with Pamela Mayne Correia
Pamela Mayne Correia is a Forensic Anthropologist with 30 years’ experience. She is one of three Forensic Anthropologists on contract to the Province of Alberta. She specializes in cremated remains and currently works at the University of Alberta. In this episode we talk about: what attracted Pam to and sustained her interest in forensic anthropologyContinue reading "Scattered Episode 04: Interview with Pamela Mayne Correia"
Scattered Episode 03: Interview with Dr. Shelley Alexander
Dr. Shelley Alexander is a Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada. She specializes in canid (dog species, including wolves, coyotes, domestic dogs) behaviour, and uses non-invasive approaches (like tracking) to observe their movements and infer their behaviour. In this episode we talk about: Shelley’s research and howContinue reading "Scattered Episode 03: Interview with Dr. Shelley Alexander"
Scattered Episode 01: Introduction
This is an introduction to the podcast series. I address the question of why I’d make a podcast on scattered and scavenged remains. Why knowing about scattered and scavenged remains is important Why doing research on scattered and scavenged remains is important How scattered and scavenged remains impact forensic cases, finding the missing person orContinue reading "Scattered Episode 01: Introduction"
Scattered Episode 02: Interview with Dr. Alexandria Young
Dr. Alexandria Young is a forensic archaeologist. She obtained her PhD with the study entitled, “An Investigation of patterns of mammalian scavenging in relation to vertebrate skeletal remains in a Northwestern European context: forensic applications”, from Bournemouth University in 2013. In this episode we talk about: Alexandria’s journey to doing a PhD on scattered andContinue reading "Scattered Episode 02: Interview with Dr. Alexandria Young"