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The Department Forensic and Investigative Science at WVU is affiliated with outside organizations to advance the field of forensic science:
  • Forensic Technology Center of Excellence: FIS is participating in the new Forensic Technology Center of Excellence, sponsored by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ). The Research Triangle Institute is the lead organization for this exciting new center.
  • Amsterdam Center for Forensic Science and Medicine: The FIS program at WVU is partnering with the CHLC to advance the capabilities of forensic science. Click here for more information.
  • Forensic Chemistry: Dr. Glen P. Jackson, Ming Hsieh Distinguished Professor of Forensic and Investigative Science at West Virginia University, has founded a new journal, “Forensic Chemistry,” to publish high quality manuscripts focusing on the theory, research, and application of any chemical science to forensic analysis.

Faculty Expertise

Faculty actively perform research in their respective fields. Many projects involve undergraduate and/or graduate-level research. 

Below you will find a directory for the department's faculty and a list of recent publications. Please click on the person's name to learn about their professional background and interests.