Forensic Sciences Foundation Announces the 2019-20 Field Grant Recipients

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Each year the Forensic Sciences Foundation (FSF) awards monies in the form of grants to members of the forensic science communities to help the investigator/researcher initiate original in-depth, problem-oriented research throughout the year. These grants are open to members and affiliates (at any level) of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. Four FSF Field Grants have been awarded for 2019-20 and we are pleased to announce the following recipients.

Jacqueline L. Galimany, BS—$1,500 for The Informative Value of the Pubic Symphysis for Age-Estimation as Compared to Low-Information Traits in a Chilean Skeletal Sample.

Angela L. Harden, MA—$1,402 for Quantification and Assessment of Microstructural Variables and Relationships With Fracture Characteristics in Human Tibiae.

Amy Michael, PhD and Samantha Blatt, PhD—$1,495 for Applying Model-Based Approaches for Investigating Histological and Diagenetic Alteration of Dental Tissue in the Burial Environment.

Clarra G. Moore, BS—$1,000 for An Evaluation of Gray Value Measurements and Hyperspectral Imaging as a Method for Analyzing Optical Characteristics of Porous-Tipped Pen Inks.

Congratulations to all the recipients!

Jacqueline L. Galimany, BS Angela L. Harden, MA Amy Michael, PhD Samantha Blatt, PhD Clarra G. Moore, BS