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Lisa Licata

Teaching Assistant Professor, Academic Advisor

Specialties: DNA Analysis and Crime Scene Investigation

Lisa Licata attended West Virginia University for her undergraduate education, completing a dual degree program in Biology and Forensic and Investigative Science in 2013. She then went on to continue her education at the University of North Texas-Health Science Center, receiving a master's of science degree in Forensic Genetics in 2015. From there Mrs. Licata began a career as a DNA analyst with the US Army Criminal Investigation Laboratory in Atlanta, Georgia. She concluded her time there and moved to Norfolk, Virginia with her husband, where she later began working as a forensic technician with the Chesapeake Police Department. After several years in Virginia she has made it back to the Mountain State and back to Oglebay Hall where her Forensic career began.