Susan Margaret Black

Susan Margaret Black, Baroness Black of Strome, DBE, FBA, FRSE, FRCP, FRAI (née Gunn; born 7 May 1961) is a Scottish forensic anthropologist, anatomist and academic. She is the Pro Vice-Chancellor for Engagement at Lancaster University and is the current President of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland. From 2003 to 2018 she was Professor of Anatomy and Forensic Anthropology at the University of Dundee. She is President elect of St John’s College, Oxford.

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Black has authored and co-authored numerous works including:

1997 Essential Anatomy for Anesthesia (co-author)

2000 Developmental Juvenile Osteology (co-author)

2004 The Juvenile Skeleton (co-author)

2009 Juvenile Osteology: A Laboratory and Field Manual (co-author)

2009 “Forensic Anthropology” in Encyclopaedia of Forensic Sciences (co-author)

2010 Disaster Victim Identification: The Practitioner’s Guide (co-author)

2010 “The Neonatal Ileum—Metaphyseal drivers and neurovascular passengers” in The Anatomical Record (co-author)

2010 “Applying Virtual ID” in Police Professional (co-author)

2011 Age Estimation in the Living: The Practitioners Guide (co-author)

2011 Disaster Victim Identification: Experience and Practice (author)

2011 Forensic Anthropology: 2000 to 2010 (co-author)

2014 “Syrian detainee report” (co-author)

2018 All That Remains: A Life in Death (author)

2020 Written in Bone—Hidden Stories in What We Leave Behind (author)

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