Department of Anthropology PhD Student Emily Niespodziewanski Receives JPAC Fellowship

Physical anthropology graduate student Emily Niespodziewanski has been accepted as a fellow for the 2013 Forensic Science Academy held by the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command Central Identification Laboratory (JPAC-CIL) at Hickam Joint Base in Honolulu, Hawaii. This marks the sixth year of the Forensic Science Academy, a four-month fellowship during which fellows are in residence at the CIL and receive specialized training in forensic anthropology, archaeology, and lab techniques. Fellows also participate in a 35-day field mission to East Asia to aid in the recovery of the remains of American military personnel. Emily will be at the CIL from August to December 2013.