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Carrie Bohne-Warren, M.S.
Director of Online Training
HD Forensics

Carrie Bohne-Warren received her first degree from the University of London, a BA in Classical Studies and Archaeology. She then pursued a second BA in Biology which she completed at Metropolitan State University of Denver in 2015. During this time, she was living and working in Mexico, Chicago, London and Denver, which led to a very rich and diverse life experience. She was the lead Teaching Assistant for an Advanced Human Cadaver course during her years at Metropolitan State and she also led human cadaver dissections for medical students at SERI, a spinal research institute in Colorado. After graduation, she worked as a Medical Scribe in an emergency room in downtown Denver while applying for graduate programs. Her profound interest in forensics, medicine, archaeology and anthropology led her to the Biological and Forensic Anthropology Master’s program at Mercyhurst University in Erie, Pennsylvania.


Carrie completed her Masters in 2018 and joined Dr. Dirkmaat’s team at HD Forensics as Director of Online Training. She and her husband and daughter have spent the last two years living in Chicago and will be moving to Michigan where her husband will begin his residency as in Emergency Medicine. 

Rhian Dunn, M.S.
Courses Coordinator
HD Forensics

Rhian Dunn earned her B.A. in Biological Anthropology from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she gained hands-on experience by working in the Center of Evolutionary Psychology, Repository and Ossuary, and the Biogeochemistry and Bioarchaeology Lab. She then attended Mercyhurst University, earning her M.S. in Forensic and Biological Anthropology. Her master's thesis centered around the utility of postcranial elements, particularly vertebrae, for ancestry estimation (as part of identification process in forensic anthropology). Following the completion of her master's, she was hired on as a Fixed-Term instructor for one academic year at Mercyhurst University to teach undergraduate courses in forensic anthropology and assist with casework. Currently, she is a biological anthropology doctoral student and Graduate Research Assistant at Michigan State University with a focus in forensic anthropology. 


Rhian has served as the Courses Coordinator for HD Foreniscs since 2018 and is charged with course accreditation, course payroll, and course accommodation. She has assisted with these short courses, both as a teaching assistant and in an administrative position, for the past three years and highly recommends these courses for students and professionals in the field. 

Kelly Galvin, M.S.
Media Editor
HD Forensics

A native of New Zealand, Kelly Galvin attended the University of Auckland, where she received a BSc in Anthropological Science and a PgDip in Forensic Science. While in New Zealand, she took part in field schools, worked at the University of Otago as a Teaching Assistant and Assistant Research Fellow and additionally, took part in a one-year exchange to the University of Texas at Arlington. Kelly moved to the United States to complete a MS in Forensic and Biological Anthropology at Mercyhurst University in Erie, Pennsylvania. While at Mercyhurst, Kelly was employed as a Graduate Employee, Summer Fellow and then as a Graduate Assistant. She has assisted Dr. Dirkmaat as a teaching assistant with the Summer Short Courses provided by HD Forensics, as well as, the Pennsylvania Coroner’s Course during her time there and received the Sister Eustace Taylor Award for overall contribution to the Department of Applied Forensic Sciences. 


Freshly graduated, she has now moved back to New Zealand to pursue a career in the forensic field but continues to work remotely with Dr. Dirkmaat’s team at HD Forensics.

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Dennis C. Dirkmaat,
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