Christine Pink


Anthropology, Biology, Criminal Justice/Criminology


Biological anthropology, Bioarchaeology, Archaeology of human skeletal remains (especially in the Peruvian Andes), Forensic anthropology (identification and analysis of human remains)

Degree: Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor, Director of Human Identification Laboratory

Department: Sociology and Anthropology


Office Phone: 303-615-1696

Interviewed by: Federal Register, FOX31


Christine Pink is an associate professor of anthropology and the director of the Human Identification Laboratory at Metropolitan State University of Denver. Pink's educational background includes a B.S. in physical anthropology from Michigan State University and an M.A. in physical anthropology from Wayne State University. In 2013, she received a Ph.D. in physical anthropology from the University of Tennessee for which her dissertation was "Striking out and digging in: a bioarchaeological perspective on regional impacts of the Wari expansion in Middle Horizon (AD 600-1000) Peru."

Pink's professional experience includes working as a forensic anthropologist and an educator in anthropology for more than 10 years. She is a published author and actively participates in academic presentations in her field. She is also an active registrant of the Register of Professional Archaeologists.