Molly Bearman is an anthropologist whose research interests include the phenomenology of cemeteries, disaster relief, migratory death in the American Southwest, and the history of childbirth. She received her B.A. in anthropology from Mount Holyoke College and her M.Sc. from the University College London in bioarchaeology and forensic anthropology. Her thesis was on the introduction of obstetric forceps into labor practices and its effect on present-day forensic investigations. Bearman has previously published a paper on ethnography as a literary genre in SUNY Buffalo’s anthropological journal. She is presently a researcher at the ABIS Group.