1. A brief history of the race concept in physical anthropology / Sabrina C. Ta'ala 2. Biological affinity in medicolegal, public, and anthropological contexts / Gregory E. Berg and Sabrina C. Ta'ala 3. Cranial morphoscopic traits, and the assessment of American Black, American White, and Hispanic ancestry / Joseph T. Hefner 4. Biological affinity and sex from the mandible utilizing multiple world populations / Gregory E. Berg 5. Metric ancesty estimation from the postcranial skeleton / Katherine Spradley 6. The sagittal suture as an indicator of race and sex / Robert W. Mann, Jiro Manabe, John E. Byrd, Stephanie Ah Sam, Thomas D. Holland, and Panya Tuamsuk 7. Beyond the cranium : ancestry estimation from the lower limb / Natalie R. Shirley, Emam Elhak Abdel Fatah, and Mohamed Mafouz 8. Population affinities of Hispanic crania : implications for forensic identification / Ann H. Ross, Dennis E. Slice, and Douglas H. Ubelaker 9. Dental nonmetric variation around the world : using key traits in populations to estimate ancestry in individuals / Joel D. Irish 10. Dental morphological estimation of ancestry in forensic contexts / Heather J.H. Edgar 11. Size matters : discrimination between American Blacks and Whites, males and females, using tooth crown dimensions / Edward F. Harris and Candice L. Foster 12. Linking identity with landscape : osteological and Sr-Pb isotopic methods for biogeoreference / Erin H. Kimmerle and George D. Kamenov 13. The usee of DNA in the identification of degraded human skeletal remains : a basic primer / Suni M. Edson and Alexander F. Christensen 14. Identification of deceased unauthorized border crossers in the United States / Lori E. Baker 15. Sequence, haplotype, and ancestry : using the mitochondrial DNA hypervariable region to predict forensic race / Alexander F. Christensen.