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Guest Name
Katharine Pope Forensic Investigator and Crime Scene Specialist
Guest Occupation
Forensic Investigator and Crime Scene Specialist and WWII Casualty Analyst
Guest Biography

Kat’s experience includes working as a Crime Scene Specialist for the Austin Police Department, a WWII Casualty Analyst for the Department of Defense Missing/POW Personnel Office, and a Forensic Investigator in Texas, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, and Delaware medical examiners’ offices. She now works on the missing and unidentified persons crisis. She volunteered with Operation Identification excavating unidentified migrants on the Texas/Mexico border and responds to mass fatality incidents when needed with DMORT. She is the chair of the Society of Forensic Anthropologists. She has been happily alcohol free since February 2021!