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Schultz
  • Secondary Joint Appointment - NCFS, Associate Professor - Biological Anthropology
  • PH 409T
  • 407-823-2227
  • John.Schultz@ucf.edu

Dr. Schultz is an associate professor who specializes in biological anthropology. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Florida in 2003. His research interests include forensic anthropology, taphonomy, and ground-penetrating radar methods for forensic and archaeological contexts. Recent publications have focused on the application of ground-penetrating radar for detecting controlled forensic graves, taphonomy of commercial cremations, and taphonomy of skeletal remains from historic contexts. Dr. Schultz also works with local law enforcement agencies on the search, recovery and identification of human skeletal remains.He recently published a book titled Forensic Recovery of Human Remains: Archaeological Approaches (with co-authors T. Dupras, S. Wheeler and L. Williams, CRC Press, 2005). Dr. Schultz was recently featured on the Discovery Channel’s series, “Mummy Autopsy.” He joined the faculty in 2003 and teaches Human Biological Diversity, Forensic Anthropology, Human Osteology, Advanced Forensic Anthropology, and Archaeological Sciences.