Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMUCC) welcomes Sharon M. Derrick to the Department of Life Sciences in the College of Science and Engineering.

Sharon M. Derrick will be teaching courses such as the following:

  • Special Topics in Forensic Anthropology: Exploring Careers in the Forensic Sciences
  • Medicolegal Death Investigation
  • Forensic Identification Initiatives at the US-Mexico Border

Read the full article introducing Sharon M. Derrick to TAMUCC here.


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Sharon M Derrick, PhD, D-ABFA

Sharon M. Derrick is the Forensics Program Coordinator and an Assistant Professor in the Life Sciences Department of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. She received her doctorate in Physical Anthropology from Texas A&M University-College Station, trained as a Forensic Anthropologist at the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences, and earned her board certification as a Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Anthropology in 2013. She spent 12 years as a full-time forensic anthropologist in a busy urban medical examiner’s office prior to her move to Texas A&M—Corpus Christi in September 2018. Her research interests include personal identification, and bone reactions to injury and pathological conditions.


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