Anthropology at PSU
MA, Portland State University, 2005
Kori Barnum is a Forensic Scientist for the Oregon State Police; her casework focus is in Forensic Biology, which entails analyzing physical evidence for the presence of biological staining as well as case triage and management. She routinely provides training on forensic evidence collection and documentation to medical staff, law enforcement, and the legal community, is active with training and certification of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners in Oregon, and has experience in Firearms analysis. She holds a BA in English Literature, a BS in Science, and a Master's Degree in Anthropology. Her graduate research focused on human bone microstructure and age at death estimation in unknown individuals, and areas of academic interest continue to be human skeletal anatomy and human genetics. She is contributing to the Anthropology adjunct faculty by teaching the Real Forensics course, Anth 399.