Forensic Anthropology Consulting Services Inc

Forensic Anthropology Expert Witness

Many times, cases are won or lost on the basis of the quality of the expert witness. Dr. Rick Snow’s qualifications, experience, and knowledge make him a solid choice for reliable expert forensic testimony. Dr. Snow has testified in cases utilizing his expertise in search and recovery, biological profiles, trauma, time since death, manner of death, and identification.

He has qualified as an expert witness in Superior and Federal Court, knows the process, and is a personable witness that is able to explain difficult scientific data in a clear and concise manner.

Dr. Snow's expertise has helped close cold cases that were viewed as unsolvable and helped put criminals behind bars and give the victims' families closure. He is as comfortable in the courtroom as he is in the field or the lab.


Ph.D. Anthropology. 2004
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

M.A. Anthropology. 1989
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

B.A. English. 1970
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA


President, Forensic Anthropology Consulting Services, Inc., Knoxville, TN
February, 2009 – Present

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
January, 2009 – Present

Trainer, Global Training Partnership, LLC, Gainesville, VA
October, 2008 – Present

Forensic Anthropologist for the State of Georgia at Large, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Decatur, GA
July 2002 – February 2009

Forensic Anthropologist, Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team (DMORT), Hurricane Katrina, Biloxi, MS
September – October 2005

Coordinator, Thailand Tsunami Victim Identification Information Management Center, Phuket, Thailand
March – April 2005

Forensic Anthropologist, Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team (DMORT), Tri-State Crematory Incident, Noble, GA
February – March 2002

Forensic Anthropologist, International Commission on Missing Persons, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
May – December 2001

Forensic Anthropologist, Agent of the United Nations, Kosovo
August – September 1999

Patrolman II, Dekalb County Police Department, Decatur, GA
July 1973 – April 1980

Dr. Snow is a member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, National Association of Medical Examiners, California Homicide Investigators Association, International Homicide Investigators Association, and the International Association for Identification.

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