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Forensic Anthropologist

Assistance with the analysis of skeletal remains for identification purposes or trauma analyses

About Forensic

Anthropology Services LLC

Forensic Anthropology Services LLC provides assistance with the analysis of skeletal remains for identification purposes or trauma analyses. The company is owned and operated by Dr. Kristen Hartnett-McCann, a board-certified forensic anthropologist working in the New York metropolitan area.


Dr. Hartnett-McCann is a forensic anthropologist for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Connecticut and also provides services to Suffolk County on Long Island, the New York State Police, and other agencies as needed.


Dr. Hartnett-McCann's areas of expertise include:

  • Analysis of unidentified human remains

  • Interpretation of skeletal trauma

  • Determination of human vs. nonhuman bone and forensic significance

  • Scene response

  • Disaster preparedness and response

Crime scene searches

and recoveries

Qualified expert witness

in District courts

For identification purposes

or trauma analyses

"The defense then called forensic anthropologist Kristen Hartnett-McCann as a witness, to testify against the methods the Commonwealth cited ..."

“To get an idea of how long the person has been dead, Hartnett-McCann has to take into account things including the environment where the remains were, the average temperature of the area and whether the remains were out in the open, or covered or contained somehow."

“...Kristen Hartnett-McCann, a forensic anthropologist on his staff who has helped identify 9/11 victims, to oversee the possible exhumation and to follow the trail wherever it may lead.”

Knowledgeable, Reputable, & Proven

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