CONTRIBUTOR:

Nicholas Márquez-Grant

AFFILIATION:

TITLE:

Lecturer

DEPARTMENT:

Forensic Archaeology & Anthropology

INSTITUTION:

Cranfield University

BIOGRAPHY:

Nicholas is a Lecturer in Forensic Anthropology and Course Director in Forensic Archaeology and Anthropology at Cranfield Forensic Institute, Cranfield University, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom. He is also a Research Associate of the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography at the University of Oxford.Previously he worked as an osteoarchaeologist for a number of archaeological companies and for as a Specialist Forensic Practitioner in Anthropology and Archaeology for a number of independent forensic science providers in the UK. Having worked as a specialist in human skeletal remains from archaeological sites for over fifteen years, he has considerable experience in the excavation and study of cremated and unburnt bone from prehistoric sites to the present date and from a variety of contexts and geographical areas. He is an accredited forensic anthropologist in the UK and has worked with over 20 police forces in a variety of cases. He has been teaching biological/physical anthropology at the University of Oxford since 2001 where he was awarded his doctoral degree in 2006, and currently teaches postgraduate students. Nicholas is a regular visiting lecturer in a number of UK universities and has published numerous papers on forensic archaeology and anthropology as well as reference texts in the field.