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Biography

Anna Chaussée is an operational forensic archaeologist (forensic ecology consultant) working within a team tasked with the search, location and recovery of evidence subjected to clandestine deposition. Her case work has taken her around the UK working with numerous police constabularies. Anna has also been involved in the recovery of human remains subjected to clandestine disposition (including homicide), disaster victim search and recovery and mediation in civil burial disputes. She is also an independent consultant (team member) at Kenyon International, which is an organisation that rapidly deploys specialists in mass fatality events. She also contributes her specialist knowledge in her membership of the case review panel at Inside Justice.

Anna is a Forensic Archaeologist and Senior Lecturer in Forensics in the Department of Applied Social Sciences. Anna has been Programme Leader for the BA (Hons) Forensic Studies programme for nearly four years. Anna received her BA (Hons) Archaeology and Ancient History degree from the University of Exeter and completed her MSc in Forensic Archaeology and Anthropology from Cranfield University in 2008. Anna, who is currently working towards a PhD in a taxonomy of clandestine depositions, is a Professional Member of the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences (accredited).

Before joining the University of Winchester, Anna was a Lecturer in Forensic Science at Glyndwr University (North Wales) and taught traditional archaeology and forensics courses at University of Exeter, and Continuing Education departments at the University of Reading and Oxford University. Anna has won several awards for her teaching including the student-led teaching awards in 2015 and 2016 for innovation.

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