Carrie A. Healy is a doctoral student at the University of Arkansas. Carrie has a wide range of research interests including dental variation, GIS and dental topography, bioarchaeology and forensic anthropology. Her current research project, in conjunction with a doctoral student from the University of Helsinki and two undergraduates at the University of Arkansas, investigates the dental topography of primates in Brazil.
Before attending the University of Arkansas, Carrie completed her MA degree at the University of Central Florida (UCF). While at UCF, she also interned with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) Forensic Unit and worked with the OCSO Marine Unit on her Master’s thesis, Detecting Submerged Remains: Controlled Research Using Side-Scan Sonar to Detect Proxy Cadavers. She also assisted her advisor, Dr. John Schultz, with his National Institute of Justice grant using ground-penetrating radar (GPR) to detect proxy cadavers. Moreover, she assisted Dr. Schultz with osteological analyses for the District 9 Medical Examiner.
Prior to beginning her MA degree, Carrie received a Bachelor’s in Computer and Information Science from the University of Florida, a Bachelor’s in Anthropology with a minor in Biology from Florida State University, and a Associate in Science in Crime Scene Investigation from Tallahassee Community College. Additionally, she worked as an autopsy assistant for the District 2 Medical Examiner.
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