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Faculty and Staff

300 Combined Years

of Law Enforcement and Forensic Science Experience

 

Faculty

Dwight E. Adams, Ph.D., Director

James Creecy, Ph.D, Assistant Director, Forensic Science Institute and Associate Professor of Forensic Science and Biology

Thomas Jourdan, Ph.D., Professor, Forensic Science Institute and Chemistry

Wayne D. Lord, Ph.D., Professor, Forensic Science Institute and Biology

Mark R. McCoy, Ed.D., Professor, Forensic Science Institute and School of Criminal Justice

John P. Mabry, J.D.,  Professor, Forensic Science Institute and School of Criminal Justice

Craig Gravel, Instructor, Forensic Science Institute

Caitlin Porterfield, Instructor, Forensic Science Institute

Rachael Elliott, Instructor, Forensic Science Institute

Brandt Cassidy, Ph.D, Associate Professor, Forensic Science Institute and Biology

Jennifer Schmitz, J.D., Associate Professor, Forensic Science Institute and School of Criminal Justice

Keisha Jones,Instructor, Forensic Science Institute

Timothy Dwyer, Instructor, Forensic Science Institute and Funeral Service

 Eric Law, Ph.D,  Visiting Assistant Professor, Forensic Science Institute

 

Adjunct Faculty

Chelsea Hunsucker, Ph.D., Forensic Psychology

Robert Doke, State Fire Marshal (retired)

Heather Schafstall, Criminalist, OSBI

Steve Smith, Forensic Anthropology

Meagan Raddatz, Crime Scene Processing

Rhonda Williams, Ph.D., Criminalist, OSBI

Misty Birchfield, Criminalist, OSBI

Katelyn Millar, Firearm and Toolmark Examiner, OSBI

Demeka Driver, Forensic Chemistry, OSBI

Melissa Cavazos, Forensic Toxicology, OSBI

Thomas Gilchrist, Digital Forensics, FBI

Amber Fortney, Impression Evidence

Barry Black, Special Agent Bomb Tech, FBI (retired)

 

Staff

Debra Clark, Operations Manager

Janie Womble, Office Manager

Katherine Ferrell, Program Coordinator, Academic Advisor