Jesse R. Goliath, PhD, RPA

Skeletal Biologist | Forensic Anthropologist


 Jesse Goliath is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Anthropology and Middle Eastern Studies at Mississippi State University. He has published forensic osteology and skeletal biology research in the journals The Anatomical Record,  Forensic Science International, and the Journal of Forensic Sciences and has done extensive forensic casework for city, state, and federal agencies. He currently serves as a consulting Forensic Anthropologist for the state of Mississippi and is the Director of the Mississippi Repository for Missing and Unidentified Persons Project.


Jesse R. Goliath

Assistant Professor

Department of Anthropology and Middle Eastern Cultures

Cobb Institute of Archaeology | Mississippi State University