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  Browse IFRI Faculty by Affiliation:
  Department of Biological Sciences
  Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
  Department of Environmental Studies
  Department of Geology
  Department of Physics
  Criminal Justice Program
  Department of Psychology
  Department of Political Science
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IFRI Faculty within the Department of Biological Sciences
http://www.fiu.edu/~biology

Dee Mills, Ph.D.
Instructor of Biology and Director of the DNA Profiling Facility; Human and Non-human DNA
Contact Info: PH: 305.348.7410 | Website | Email

Robert George, Ph.D.
Instructor, Biology; Forensic anthropology, forensic facial approximation
Contact Info: PH: 305.348.4028 | Fax: 305.348.1986 | Website | Email

Kalai Mathee, Ph.D.
Assoc. Professor of Biology; Molecular mechanisms of bacterial pathogenesis, microbial and soil forensics
Contact Info: PH: 305.348.2201 | Fax: 305.348.1986 | Website | Email

Rene J. Herrera, Ph.D.
Assoc. Professor of Biology; Genetics and Molecular Biology
Contact Info: PH: 305.348.1258 | Fax: 305.348.1986 | Website | Email

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IFRI Faculty within the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
http://www.fiu.edu/orgs/chemistry

Jose Almirall, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry and Director, IFRI;  ICP/MS and LA/ICP/MS for materials analysis.GHB and flammables by various methods
Contact Info: PH: 305.348.3917 | Fax: 305.348.3772 | Website | Email

Anthony DeCaprio, Ph.D., DABT
Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Director of the Forensic Toxicology Facility; Drug analysis, forensic toxicology, GC/MS and LC/MS.
Contact Info: PH: 305.348.2195 | Fax: 305.348.3772

Yong Cai, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry & Southeast Environmental Research Center;
Fate and transport of toxic trace elements in biological and environmental systems, environmental forensics.
Contact Info: PH: 305.348.6210 | Fax: 305.348.3772 | Website | Email

George Duncan, Ph.D.
Courtesy Prof. of Chem. & DNA Supervisor, Broward Crime Lab; Applications of PCR and quality assurance in Forensic Science
Contact Info: PH: 305.831.6147 | Fax: 305.831.6413 | Website | Email

Kenneth G. Furton, Ph.D.
Dean College of Arts and Sciences; Drug detection, arson analysis, fingerprint development, detector Dogs, GC/MSn
Contact Info: PH: 305.348.2041 | 305.348.3772 | Website | Email

Robin Gall, Ph.D.
Courtesy Prof. of Chemistry, Criminalist, Broward Crime Lab.; Trace analysis, arson analysis
Contact Info: PH: 305.831.6147 | Fax: 305.831.6413 | Website | Email

Piero Gardinali, Ph.D.
Associate Prof. of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Southeast Environmental Research Center; Environmental Forensics
Contact Info: PH: 305.348.6354 | Fax: 305.348.3772 | Website | Email

W. Lee Hearn, Ph.D.Courtesy Prof. of Chemistry, Dir., Dade Co. Forensic Tox. Lab.;Chemical analysis of biological specimens
Contact Info: PH: | Fax: | Website | Email

Rudolf Jaffe, Ph.D.
Prof. & Acting Director, Southeast Env. Research Prog.;Source identification of petroleum distillates, environmental forensics
Contact Info: PH: 305.348.2456 | Fax: 305.348.3773 | Website | Email

Bruce McCord, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Contact Info: PH: 305.348.7543 | FAX: (305) 348-3772 | Website | E-Mail

Kevin O'Shea, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Contact Info: PH: 305.348.3968 | Fax: 305.348.3772 | Website | Email

Stefan Rose, M.D.
Courtesy Prof. of Chemistry; Psychiatry, drug analysis, human performance/ethanol and drugs
Contact Info: PH: | Fax: | Website | Email

Steven Winkle, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry; DNA fingerprinting, recovery of DNA samples from surfaces
Contact Info: PH: 305.348.2855 | Fax: 305.348.3772 | Website | Email

Konstantinos Kavallieratos, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry-Inorganic Chemistry
Contact Info: PH: | Fax: | Website | Email

Fenfei Leng, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Chemistry - Biochemistry
Contact Info: PH: | Fax: | Website | Email

Stan Wnuk, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Contact Info: PH: 305.348.6195 | FAX: (305) 348-3772 | Website | E-Mail

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IFRI Faculty within the Department of Earth Sciences
http://www.fiu.edu/orgs/geology

Gautam Sen, Ph.D.
Professor of Geology; Environmental SEM, Petrogenesis of basalts and ultramafic rocks
Contact Info: PH: 305.348.2299 | Fax: 305.348.3877 | Website | Email

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Department of Environmental Studies

Krischnaswamy (Jay) Jayachadran, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Environmental Studies/SERC; Soil Microbiology
Contact Info: PH: 305.348.6553 | Fax: 305.348.6137 | Website | Email

 

IFRI Faculty within the Department of Physics
http://www.fiu.edu/orgs/physics

Bernard S. Gerstman, Ph.D.
Professor of Physics; Accident reconstruction, human effects of collisions, falls, projectiles, etc.
Contact Info: PH: 305.348.3115 | Fax: 305.348.3053 | Website | Email

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IFRI Faculty within the Criminal Justice Program
http://www.fiu.edu/~cupa

Luis P. Salas, Ph.D.
Prof. Criminal Justice, Director, Center for Administration of Justice; Research on justice problems in the Americas
Contact Info: PH: 305.919-5952 | Fax: 305.919.5485 | Website | Email

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IFRI Faculty within the Department of Psychology
http://www.fiu.edu/orgs/psych

Ronald Fisher, Ph.D.
Professor, Legal Psychology; Co-developer of the Cognitive Interview, accuracy of witness memory
Contact Info: PH: 305.919.5853 | Fax: 305.919.5964 | Website | Email

Margaret Bull Kovera, Ph.D.
Asst. Prof., Legal Psychology; Jury decision making, expert psychological testimony, child witnesses
Contact Info: PH: 305.919.5959 | Fax: 305.919.5964 | Website | Email

Gary Moran, Ph.D.
Professor, Legal Psychology; Pretrial publicity, jury selection, capital trials and tort reform
Contact Info: PH: 305.348.3374 | Fax: 305.348.3879 | Website | Email

Janat Fraser Parker, Ph.D.
Professor, Legal Psychology ;Eyewitness testimony of children
Contact Info: PH: 305.348.2865 | Fax: 305.348.4172 | Website | Email

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IFRI Faculty within the Department of Political Science
http://www.fiu.edu/~polsci

Eduardo A. Gamarra
Professor, Department of Political Science; Director LACC, Narcotics trafficking, international drug money laundering
Contact Info: PH: 305.348.3188 | Fax: 305.348.3593 | Website | Email

Rebecca Salokar
Associate Professor, Political Science; Constitutional law and minority rights, judicial administration, law and politics
Contact Info: PH: 305.348.3301 | Fax: 305.348.3765 | Website | Email

John F. Stack
Director, Institute for Public Policy and Citizenship Studies, Prof. Department of Political Science; International relations, constitutional law
Contact Info: PH: 305.348.2977 | Fax: 305.348.2924 | Website | Email

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IFRI Faculty within other Academic Departments

John Zdanowicz
Professor of Finance, Dir., Center for Banking and Financial Inst.; Forensic economics, value of a human life, money laundering and fraud analysis
Contact Info: PH: 305.348.2771 | Fax: 305.348.4182 | Website | Email

Ken Rogerson
Professor of Philosophy and Director of Humanities, Director of the Law ;Ethics & Society certificate program. Ethics and Political Philosophy
Contact Info: PH: 305.919.5972 | Fax: 305.919.1799| Website | Email

Brian Schriner
Director of Speech Communication & FIU Forensic Team; Courtroom persuasion, opening statements/closing arguments
Contact Info: PH: 305.348.1984 | Fax: 305.348.4172 | Website |Email

Victor Uribe
Professor, Department of History; Judicial reform, Comparative legal/constitutional systems: Latin America
Contact Info: PH: 305.348.2961 | Fax: 305.348.3561| Website |Email

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