Jesse Goliath

Jesse Goliath


Field(s) of expertise:


  • B.A., Honors Anthropology, University of Notre Dame
  • M.A., Anthropology, The Ohio State University
  • Ph.D., Anthropology, The Ohio State University


  • Assistant Professor



Dr. Jesse R. Goliath is an assistant professor of Biological Anthropology in the Department of Anthropology and Middle Eastern Cultures. He is an expert in Forensic Anthropology with extensive forensic casework experience from city, state, and federal agencies. He is the Founding Director of the Mississippi Repository for Missing and Unidentified Persons Project and serves as a consulting Forensic Anthropologist for the state of Mississippi. He is available for commentary and analysis on missing persons investigative work and related topics in forensic science.