It’s been 10 years since Dr. Bill Brockton created the Body Farm – the world’s first postmortem research facility dedicated to advancing the frontiers of forensic science – and the researcher is at the pinnacle of his career. Under his leadership, the University of Tennessee’s forensic anthropology program has become the most prominent in the(…)
Jefferson Bass is the writing team of Dr. Bill Bass and Jon Jefferson.
Dr. Bass, a world-renowned forensic anthropologist, founded the University of Tennessee’s Anthropology Research Facility — the Body Farm — a quarter-century ago. He is the author or co-author of more than two hundred scientific publications, as well as a critically acclaimed memoir about his career, Death’s Acre.
Jefferson is a veteran journalist, writer, and documentary film-maker. His writings have been published in the New York Times, Newsweek, USA Today, and Popular Science and broadcast on National Public Radio. The co-author of Death’s Acre, he is also the writer and producer of two highly rated National Geographic documentaries about the Body Farm.