FSF/CRC Press Student Travel Grant and Book Prize Awarded


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Amanda R. Hale, MA

Congratulations to Amanda R. Hale, MA (Anthropology), who has been honored with the CRC Press Grant Award!  In collaboration with the Forensic Sciences Foundation (FSF), CRC Press donated to the top-scoring FSF Student Travel Grant candidate an “instant library” of pre-selected books ($1,500 list price) that will be presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting.  The “FSF/CRC Press Student Travel Grant and Book Prize” has an overall value of $3,000.

Amanda Hale is a doctoral student in Zoology at North Carolina State University. She received her master’s degree in Anthropology from North Carolina State University in 2012. She worked in the NCSU Forensic Analysis Lab as a research technician under Ann H. Ross before pursuing her doctoral degree. Amanda received her training certification in forensic anthropology from the Forensic Anthropology Society of Europe in 2014 and has been a member of AAFS since 2012. Amanda is now an Associate Member of the Academy (since 2016) and is the Young Forensic Scientists Forum Special Session Chair.

Thank you to the 2016-17 FSF Student Travel Grant Committee that was comprised of Paula C. Brumit, Chair (Odontology), Carl R. McClary (Questioned Documents), and Paul Messner (Jurisprudence).

The Forensic Sciences Foundation would like to thank CRC Press for its generous donation.