From SOFA Bylaws:




                        Membership shall be open to those persons who:

(a)  are actively engaged in forensic anthropology casework and are employed by                                   or consulting for a medical examiner, coroner's office or related government                                       agency at the time of application;

(b)  have demonstrated their ongoing contribution to the field of forensic                                                   anthropology through case analysis, academic research and/or governmental                                   policy making;

(c)  have obtained a master of arts, master of science or doctor of                                                               philosophy degree in anthropology (or related field) with a focus on                                                       physical anthropology and graduate training in forensic anthropological                                               casework; and

(d)  have agreed to sign the Guidelines for Professional Conduct, as such                                               document is updated from time to time by the Membership Committee.

Qualified inividuals are encouraged to apply by navigating to our Application for New Members page.  Dues are $50 per year.