Dr. Christina Fojas

Assistant Professor


Christina Fojas joined the Marist faculty in 2016. Trained as a biological anthropologist, Dr. Fojas has worked with the Office of Chief Medical Examiner of New York to identify victims from September 11, 2001, conducted archaeological fieldwork in Sudan, and trained Evidence Response Team members from the FBI on recovery techniques to locate and excavate clandestine graves. She has participated in the outdoor recovery and laboratory analysis of over 20 forensic cases in New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee, and was a Research Assistant at the University of Tennessee's Anthropological Research Facility (The Body Farm).

Prior to Marist, Dr. Fojas was a Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. At Marist, she is the Director of the Gross Anatomy Laboratory, teaching gross anatomy to Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant graduate students and anatomy and physiology labs to undergraduates. 




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