Dr. Kewal Krishan is a Forensic Anthropologist and serves as a Senior Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Panjab University, Chandigarh. He was awarded a gold-medal for standing first in M.Sc (Honours School) in Panjab University, Chandigarh. He has more than 85 publications to his credit out of which 63 in International journals of repute in the last five years. His articles have been published in the most reputed journals of Forensic Sciences such as Forensic Science International, International journal of Legal Medicine, American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, American Journal of Human Biology, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine, Legal Medicine (Tokyo), Medicine Science and The law, Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, the Foot, HOMO, Medical Hypotheses, Journal of Forensic Nursing, Journal of Forensic Odonto-Stomatology.
He is on the Editorial Board for more than 30 journals of International repute. He is also a Reviewer for more than 41 National/International journals and reviewed about 130 research articles. He is a member of 18 International and National professional societies including Midwest Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology Association (BARFAA), European Anthropological Association (EAA), The Science Advisory Board USA, American Society of Forensic Podiatry (ASFP), National Academy of Sciences India (NASI), International Association of Identification (IAI), USA. He has been awarded Elsevier Top Cited Award for an article in the Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine. He contributed two invited chapters to the Encyclopedia of Forensic Sciences, published by Elsevier in March 2013 for which he was felicitated at AAFS Meeting in Washington DC. He has more than 950 citations of his work till date.
Forensic anthropology; Forensic podiatry; Anthropometry; Footprints, Age and sex estimation.