Anthony B. Falsetti, Ph.D., received his doctorate from the University of Tennessee- Knoxville and is a Board-Certified Forensic Anthropologist (#47) and Associate Professor in the College of Science, Forensic Science Program at George Mason University. Immediately after his Ph.D. was awarded, Dr. Falsetti received a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Ecology & Evolution at the State University of New York under the supervision of Drs. Robert Sokal & James Rohlf. Dr. Falsetti is currently the Principal Investigator of George Mason’s Forensic Science Research and Training Laboratory, a 5-acre outdoor facility designed to study the complex biochemical properties of human decomposition. 2018-2019 was his first academic year at George Mason University and in 2019 was awarded the College of Science’s Dean’s Impact Award. Dr. Falsetti is a Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, former editorial board member of the Journal of Forensic Sciences, and past Chair of the Physical Anthropology Section (now Anthropology Section) of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. He is currently a member of the Academy Science Boards (ASB), Disaster Victim Identification Group, and most recently, Co-PI on the National Institutes of Justices, National Center for Forensics (NIJ award number 2020-MU-CX-0001).