Dr. Bill Bass and Art Bohanan Lecture to Benefit Fraternal Order of Police

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James D. Swann Performing Arts Center

Jefferson County High School

115 W. Dumplin Valley Road

Dandridge, TN 37725

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Body Farm founder Dr. Bill Bass and fingerprint expert Art Bohanan will each speak about their forensic investigations during this exciting evening to benefit the Fraternal Order of Police, Tennessee Lodge 61 - Jefferson County.

The VIP ticket price includes a seat in the reserved section, an autographed poster, and a pre-show reception with Dr. Bass and Art Bohanan.

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6:00 to 6:45 p.m. VIP ticketholder reception with Dr. Bill Bass and Art Bohanan

7:00 p.m. Welcome remarks by emcee Frank Murphy

7:05 p.m. Presentation by Dr. Bill Bass

7:35 p.m. Presentation by Art Bohanan

8:05 p.m. Question and answer period

8:25 p.m. Merchandise sales in the lobby with Dr. Bass and Art Bohanan available to autograph books, photos, t-shirts, etc.

Professor Emeritus William M. Bass came to the University of Tennessee in 1971. He began conducting forensic research to establish a scientific basis for determining the length of time since death. Dr. Bass established UT’s Forensic Anthropology Center in 1987 and was the founder and driving force behind the center’s Anthropological Research Facility, popularly known as the Body Farm. Today, the Body Farm trains scholars and law enforcement professionals from around the world. The center also curates the country’s largest collection of contemporary human skeletons.

Arthur M. Bohanan is an internationally award winning patented inventor, researcher, lecturer and writer, a Certified Latent Print Examiner (one of 860 in the world), a certified FEMA Mass Fatality Course Instructor and a certified police instructor with 52 years in the study and practical application of forensics in thousands of violent crime scenes.

Frank Murphy is an improviser on-air, on stage and online. Frank hosts East Tennessee PBS Scholars’ Bowl, an academic competition between high schools in the station’s viewing area which airs weekdays at 5:30 p.m. Frank joined the comedy improv troupe Einstein Simplified a month after moving to Knoxville in 2002. The group performs on Tuesday nights in Scruffy City Hall on Market Square. They have performed in the Gatlinburg Improv Fest each year since its inception in 2012. In June, 2019, Frank joined Mountain Fun Life, an over-the-top channel providing information and entertainment about the Great Smoky Mountains region. Frank is a co-host of “Morning in the Mountains,” which streams weekdays at 9:00 a.m.

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James D. Swann Performing Arts Center

Jefferson County High School

115 W. Dumplin Valley Road

Dandridge, TN 37725

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No Refunds

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