Hugh Berryman Dr. Berryman
Director of FIRE
Research Professor
D-ABFA
Ph.D., 1981
University of Tennessee


Office: TODD 315
Phone: (615)494-7896
Email: hugh.berryman@mtsu.edu

Forensic Institute for
Research and Education


Areas of interest:
Forensic Anthropology/Science, Trauma,
Skeletal Biology, Bioarchaeology


Office Hours:
Tuesday 3:00-6:00pm

Spring 2014 Class Schedule: 
 

ANTH 3710 Forensic Science T, Peck Hall 318 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

 

Publications

Jordan, Alison E. and Hugh E. Berryman. 2010. Bionic Remains: Positive Identifications from Surgical Implants. 62 st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Seattle , Abstract in Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Volume 16.

Kutyla, Alicja K, Rebecca J. Wilson, and Hugh E. Berryman. 2010. Common Household Rope and an Outdoor Hanging: An Investigation Sparked by a Skeletal Case Exhibiting Cervical Vertebra Entrapment. 62 st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Seattle , Abstract in Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Volume 16.

Berryman, Hugh E. 2009. Full Time Employment of Forensic Anthropologists in Medical Examiner's/Coroner's Offices in the United States—A History. 61 st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Denver , Abstract in Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Volume XV.

Ledford, Jennifer A., Barrett Gobelet and, Hugh E. Berryman. 2009. Cervical Vertebrae Entrapment in the Noose as Evidence of Cause of Death by Hanging in Skeletal Cases: Three Remarkable Finds. 61 st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Denver , Abstract in Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Volume XV.

Kutyla , Alicja and Hugh E. Berryman. 2009. The Sacral Auricular Surface: A New Approach to Aging the Human Skeleton. 61 st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Denver , Abstract in Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Volume XV.

Hodge, Shannon C. and Hugh E. Berryman. 2008. Evidence of Prehistoric Violent Trauma from a Cave in Middle Tennessee. Tennessee Archaeologist . Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 139-156.

Kutyla , Alicja and Hugh E. Berryman. 2008. Detection of Gunshot Residue (GSR) on Bone: Potential for Bullet Direction and Range Estimation. 60 th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Washington , Abstract in Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Volume XIV.

Berryman, Hugh E. and Alicja Kutyla. 2008. Gunshot Residue (GSR) on Bone as a Potential Indicator of Gunshot Trauma in the Absence of a Bullet Wound Defect - A Noteworthy Observation. 60 th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Washington, Abstract in Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Volume XIV.

Berryman, Hugh E. and Carrie Ann Berryman. 2007. Considerations in Differentiating Negligence from Deliberate Misconduct—Lessons Learned from Tri-State Crematorium, 59th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, San Antonio, Abstract in Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Volume XIII.


Owsley, Douglas W., Hugh E. Berryman, Karin S. Bruwelheide, Thomas W. Stafford, Jr., C. Wayne Smith and James C. Chatters. 2006. Kennewick Man: Nowhere Near the Last Word, 58th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Seattle, Abstract in Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Volume XII, p. 371.

Berryman, John F., Hugh E. Berryman, Robert A. LeMaster and Carrie Anne Berryman. 2003. Numerical Simulation of Fracture Propagation in a Test of Cantilevered Tubular Bone, 54th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Chicago, Abstract in Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Volume IX, p. 260.

Berryman, Hugh E. 2001. Disarticulation Pattern and Tooth Mark Artifacts Associated with Pig Scavenging of Human Remains: A Case Study. Manuscript submitted for publication as a chapter in Forensic Taphonomy: The Post-Mortem Fate of Human Remains, edited by William D. Haglund and Marcella H. Sorg, CRC Press, New York.


Berryman, Hugh E. 2000. The Mystery of Mayerling: A Century Later, 51st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Reno, Abstract in Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Volume VI, p. 295.


Berryman, H. G. and W. M. Gunther. 2000. Keyhole Defect Production in Tubular Bone. Journal of Forensic Sciences; 45(2): 483-487.

Gunther, Wendy M., Steven A. Symes and Hugh E. Berryman. 2000. Characteristics of Child Abuse by Anteroposterior Manual Compression Versus Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 5-10.

Berryman, H. E. and W. M. Gunther. 1999. Keyhole Defect Production in Tubular Bone--A Case Study. Abstract published in Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Orlando.

Berryman, H. E. and P. R. Michael. 1998. Forensic Applications of Man Tracking: Adaptation of Ancient Visual Tracking Skills to Modern Crime Scene Investigation and Law Enforcement Training, Proceedings of the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, San Francisco.

Berryman, Hugh E., J.T. Francisco and Steven A. Symes. 1998. Recovery and Analysis of Fragmented :Human Remains: Varied Approaches to a Common Problem. A Regional Approach: Western Tennessee. Proceedings of the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, San Francisco.

Logan, B. K., K. Blaho, T. Mandrell, H. E. Berryman, M. L. Goff, B. A. Goldberger, G. Schwilke, and J. Ropero-Miller. 1998. Effects of Death and Decomposition on Concentrations of Cocaine and Metabolites in Juvenile Swine, Proceedings of the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, San Francisco.

Berryman, H. E. and S. A. Symes. 1998. Recognizing Gunshot and Blunt Cranial Trauma Through Fracture Interpretation. Chapter in Forensic Osteology II: Advances in the Identification of Human Remains, edited by Kathy Reichs, C.C. Thomas, Springfield, IL.

Symes, Steven A., Hugh E. Berryman and O.C. Smith. 1998. Saw Marks in Bone: Introduction and Examination of Residual Kerf Contour. IN Forensic Osteology II. Kathleen J. Reichs, ed. C.C. Thomas, Springfield, IL.

Johnson, Eldridge F., Jesse McClure, Hugh E. Berryman, Brinkley Spight, and Sherry Cosby. 1997. Supranuclear (Subchondral) Connective Tissue Lamellae of the Annulus Fibrosus in the Human Intervetebral Disc. Proceedings of the 24th Annual Meeting of the Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE), Orlando, Florida.

Berryman, Hugh E., William A. Bass, Steven A. Symes and O'Brian C. Smith. 1997. Recognition of Cemetery Remains in the Forensic Setting. Chapter in Forensic Taphonomy: The Post-Mortem Fate of Human Remains, edited by William D. Haglund and Marcella H. Sorg, CRC Press, New York.

Berryman, H. E., S. A. Symes and J. T. Francisco. 1996. Yellow Jack, the Saffron Scourge -- A Review of the 1878 Yellow Fever Epidemic in Memphis, Proceedings of the 48th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Nashville.

Berryman, H. E., S. J. Haun, S. A. Symes and M. J. Hinkes. 1996. Anthropological Analysis of the Human Remains Excavated from the Mesheikh Site During the Harvard-Boston Egyptian Expedition of 1912. Chapter in The Mesheikh Site, by William A. Ward (submitted).

Symes, S. A., O. C. Smith, H. E. Berryman, C.E. Peters, L. A. Rockhold, S. J. Haun and J. T. Francisco. 1996. Bones: Bullets, Burns, Bludgeons, Blunderers, And Why: Bone Trauma Workshop Laboratory Manual. Unpublished manual provided for workshop participants.

Berryman, Hugh E. and Susan J. Haun. 1996. Application of Forensic Techniques to Interpret Cranial Fracture Patterns in an Archaeological Specimen. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology. Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 2-9.

Berryman, H. E., O. C. Smith and S. A. Symes. 1995. Diameter of Cranial Gunshot Wounds as a Function of Bullet Caliber, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Vol. 40, No. 5, pp. 751-754.

Mincer, Harry H., Edward F. Harris, Hugh E. Berryman. 1995. Molar Development as an Estimator of Chronologic Age, Manual of Forensic Odontology, American Society of Forensic Odontology, pp. 86 -89.

Berryman, Hugh E. 1994. And Then There Was This Other Time When . . ., The Connective Tissue, Vol. 10, No. 1, p. 10.

Smith, O'Brian C., Lee Jantz, Hugh E. Berryman and Steven A. Symes. 1993. Effects of Human Decomposition on Bullet Striations, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 593-598.

Smith, O'Brian C., Hugh E. Berryman, Steven A. Symes and M. M. LeVaughn. 1993. Identification of Gunpowder in Healed Wounds, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 739-741.

Mincer, Harry H. Edward F. Harris and Hugh E. Berryman. 1993. The A. B. F. O. Study of Third Molar Development and Its Use As an Estimator of Chronological Age, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Vol. 38, No. 2, pp. 379-390.

Smith, O'Brian C., Hugh E. Berryman and Steven A. Symes. 1993. The Meaning of Accessory Projectile, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Vol. 38, No. 2, pp. 484-488.

Smith, O'Brian C., Hugh E. Berryman, Steven A. Symes, Jerry T. Francisco and Violette Hnilica. 1993. Atypical Gunshot Exit Defects to the Cranial Vault, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Vol. 38, No. 2, pp. 339-343.

Smith, O'Brian C., Steven A. Symes, Hugh E. Berryman and Mark M. LeVaughn. 1993. Characteristic Features of Entrance Wounds from Hollow-Point Bullets, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Vol. 38, No. 2, pp. 323-326.

Mann, Robert W. and H. E. Berryman. 1992. A Method for Siding a Detached or Incomplete Human Caput Femoris (Femoral Head), The Connective Tissue, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 6-7.

Smith, O'Brian C., Steven A. Symes, Hugh E. Berryman and Mark M. LeVaughn. 1991. Matching Bullets to Bone Impact Signatures, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Vol. 36, No. 6, pp. 1736-1739.

Ubelaker, D. H., Hugh E. Berryman, Paulette Sutton and Clayton E. Ray. 1991. Differentiation of Hydrocephalic Calf and Human Calvaria, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Vol. 36, No. 3, pp. 801-812.

Smith, O.C. and H.E. Berryman. 1990. Binary Explosives, Educational Videotape, Division of Forensic Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Tennessee, Memphis.

Berryman, H.E., S.A. Symes, W.M. Bass and O.C. Smith. 1991. Identification of Embalmed Bodies in a Forensic Setting, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Vol. 36, No. 1, pp. 230-237.

Mincer, H.H., H.E. Berryman, G.A. Murray and R.L. Dickens. 1990. Methods for Physical Stabilization of Ashed Teeth in Incinerated Remains, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Vol. 35, No. 4, pp. 971-974.

Smith, O.C., H.E. Berryman, S.A. Symes and L. Meadows. 1990. Detrimental Effects of Cleansing or Sterilizing on Bullet Striations, Association of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners Journal, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 129-135.

Owsley, Douglas W., and H. E. Berryman. 1989. Ethnographic and Archaeological Evidence of Scalping in the Southeastern United States, Mini-Histories Series, Nashville, Tennessee.

Berryman, H.E., and R.W. Mann. 1988. Precautions to Prevent the Transmission of HIV and Hepatitis B in the Morgue, Tennessee Forensic Headliner, Vol. 10, No. 7, p.2.

Berryman, H.E., Jerry O. Potter and Samuel Oliver. 1988. The Ill-Fated Passenger Steamer Sultana: An Inland Maritime Mass Disaster of Unparalleled Magnitude, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Vol. 33, No. 3, pp. 842-850.

Berryman, Hugh E. 1987. Anthropological Aspects In Se-Ankh: An Interdisciplinary Historical and Biomedical Study of an Egyptian Mummy Head. J.E. Hamner, Ed., The University of Tennessee, Memphis, pp. 27-30.

Mincer, Harry H., Hugh E. Berryman and P. Willey. 1987. Extraradicular Cemental Fragments in the Alveolar Bone of Prehistoric American Indians: Report of Three Cases, Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Vol. 63, No. 2, pp. 192-195.

Smith, O'Brian C, Hugh E. Berryman and Craig H. Lahren. 1987. Cranial Fracture Patterns and Estimate of Direction from Low Velocity Gunshot Wounds, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Vol. 32, No. 5, pp.1416-1421.

Berryman, Hugh E. 1986. Review Article: Anthropology as Applied to Forensic Science, Crime Laboratory Digest (FBI), Vol. 13, pp. 38-50.


Johnson, Eldridge F., Robert Mitchell, Hugh Berryman, Sergio Cardoso, Ozell Ueal and Darrel Patterson. 1986. Secretary Cells in the Nucleus Pulposus of the Adult Human Intervertebral Disc: A Preliminary Report, Acta Anatomica, Vol.125, pp. 161-164.

Bass, William M. and Hugh E. Berryman. 1986. Forensic Fire Scenes: Check Them Carefully, Tennessee Forensic Headliner, Vol. 9, No. 3.

Berryman, H.E. and William M. Bass. 1985. Human Skeletal Remains: Recovery and Transportation, Tennessee Forensic Headliner, Vol. 7, No. 12.

Johnson, Eldridge F., Hugh Berryman, Robert Mitchell and William B. Wood. 1985. Elastic Fibres in the Anulus Fibrosus of the Adult Human Lumbar Intervertebral Disc: A Preliminary Report, Journal of Anatomy, Vol. 143, pp. 57-63.

Mincer, Harry H. and Hugh E. Berryman. 1985. Average Ages for Various Stages of Third Molar Root Development, American Society of Forensic Odontology Newsletter, Spring.

Berryman, Hugh E. 1984. The Averbuch Skeletal Series: A Study of Biological and Social Stress at the Averbuch Site, In Averbuch: A Late Mississippian Manifestation in the Nashville Basin, Vol. I, Observations. W.E.Klippel and W.M. Bass, Ed., National Park Service, Department of Interior, Washington, D.C.

Berryman, Hugh E. 1984. Basic Information Descriptive Statistics and Raw Data Concerning the Averbuch Skeletal Series. In Averbuch: A Late Mississippian Manifestation in the Nashville Basin, Vol. II, Descriptions. W.E. Klippel and W.M. Bass, Ed., National Park Service, Department of Interior, Washington, D.C.

Berryman, Hugh E. and D.W. Owsley. 1984. Effects of Artificial Cranial Deformation on Cranio-Facial Dimensions: Implications for Measurement Selection, In Averbuch: A Late Mississippian Manifestation in the Nashville Basin, Vol. I, Observations. W.E. Klippel and W.M. Bass, Ed., National Park Service, Department of Interior, Washington, D.C.

Owsley, D.W., T.S. Zobeck and H.E. Berryman. 1984. Effects of Occipital Cranial Deformation Asymmetry and Severity in the Appearance of Worming Bones, In Averbuch: A Late Mississippian Manifestation in the Nashville Basin, Vol. I, Observations. W.E.Klippel and W.M. Bass, Ed., National Park Service, Department of Interior, Washington, D.C.


Berryman, Hugh E. and Craig H. Lahren. 1984. The Advantages of Simulated Crime Scenes in Teaching Forensic Anthropology, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 699-700.

Johnson, Eldridge F., Robert W. Caldwell, Hugh E. Berryman, Andrea Miller and Kotjapada Chetty. 1984. Elastic Fibers in the Anulus Fibrosus of the Dog Intervertebral Disc, Acta Anatomica, Vol. 118, pp. 238-242.

Lahren, Craig H. and Hugh E. Berryman. 1984. Fracture Patterns and Status at Chucalissa (40SYI): A Biocultural Approach, Tennessee Anthropologist, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 15-21.


Berryman, Hugh E. 1983. Forensic Anthropology Experiences, Tennessee Forensic Headliner, Vol. 5, No. 13.


Berryman, Hugh E., Douglas W. Owsley and Avery M. Henderson. 1979. Non-carious Interproximal Grooving in Arikara Indian Dentitions, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Vol. 50, pp. 209-212.

Berryman, Hugh E. 1979. Mouse Creek, Dallas, and Middle Cumberland: A Multivariate Approach, The Skeletal Biology of Aboriginal Populations in the Southeast. Tennessee Anthropological Association Miscellaneous Paper.

Berryman, Hugh E. and Douglas W. Owsley. 1977. Hair-Raising Antiquity, American Heritage, Vol. 28, p. 111.

Owsley, Douglas W., Hugh E. Berryman and William M. Bass. 1977. Demographic and Osteological Evidence for Intertribal Warfare at the Larson Site (39WW2), Walworth County, South Dakota, Memoirs of the Plains Anthropologist, No. 13.

Bass, William M., III and Hugh E. Berryman. 1976. Physical Analysis, Fay Tolton and the Initial Middle Missouri Variant, edited by W. Raymond Wood, Missouri Archaeological Society Research Series No. 13.

Berryman, Hugh E. 1975. A Multivariate Study of Three Prehistoric Tennessee Skeletal Population: Mouse Creek, Dallas, and Middle Cumberland. Thesis for Master's of Arts Degree, The University of Tennessee.

Owsley, Douglas W. and Hugh E. Berryman. 1975. Ethnographic and Archaeological Evidence of Scalpings in the Southeastern United States, Tennessee Archaeologist, Vol. 32, pp. 41-58.

Berryman, Hugh E. 1974. The Tennessee Archaeologist: an Index (1965-1974), Tennessee Archaeologist, Vol. 30, pp. 138-150.