Seminar Series

The Forensic Science Seminar Series is offered each semester by the Forensic Science Partnership. Speakers represent the many different specialized areas of forensic science. The speakers present their real-life experience in their field. Seminars are offered for credit, but are also open to the public at no cost. Take a look at this semester's lineup! All seminars will be held on Fridays in the new Richard E. Beaupre Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences building: Beaupre 100, from 3:30 - 5:00 PM.

Fall 2021
Date Speaker Topic Affiliation
17-SepAnthony AmoreIsabella Stewart Gardner Museum heistHead Security, ISG Museum
24-SepLisa DadioCSISenior Lecturer, U New Haven
1-OctThomas MaurielloTruth & Lies of the PolygraphForensic Consultant
8-OctEliot SpringerCentral Park BombingDeputy Director Police Lab, NYPD
15-OctBruce GoldfarbFrances Glessner Lee - unexplained deathsChief Mediacl Examiner, MD
22-OctEva Marie MancusoCivil LitigationManaging partner, Hamel, Waxler, Allen, Collins
29-OctJack LevinExtreme KillingProfessor, NBJ
5-NovChief JacodaActive ShooterChief, URI Police
12-NovBridget BuxtonForensic ArchaeologyURI Professor
19-NovMike DriscollImpacts of Fire Spread on Major Loss InvestigationsForensic Investigator
3-DecJudith CrowellDefending the GuiltyDefense Attorney
10-DecJoseph CourtesisThe Ethical Use of Investigative Technology in Law EnforcementJCour-Consulting
Spring 2021
Date Speaker Topic Affiliation
27-JanKim FreelandTrace EvidenceRI State Crime Lab
29-JanKim FreelandTrace EvidenceRI State Crime Lab
3-FebJimmie OxleyClass OverviewURI Chemistry
5-FebPaul SouzaCrime SceneSheriff Dept., Plymouth MA
10-FebPaul SouzaCrime SceneSheriff Dept., Plymouth MA
12-FebBruce QuinnExplosivesDeputy Fire Marshal, Bomb Tech
17-FebBruce QuinnExplosivesDeputy Fire Marshal, Bomb Tech
19-FebMark ZabinskiFingerprintRI State Crime Lab
24-FebMark ZabinskiPhotoRI State Crime Lab
26-FebVirginia MaxwellTalking Dirty: Using Soil (& glass) to Solve CrimesUNH Professor
3-MarVirginia MaxwellGlass & SoilUNH Professor
5-MarCara LupinoDNA AnalysisRI State Forensic Lab
10-MarCara LupinoDNA AnalysisRI State Forensic Lab
12-MarVictor Fay-WolfeComputer ForensicsURI CS Professor
17-MarVictor Fay-WolfeComputer ForensicsURI CS Professor
19-MarLeslie NolanDrugsRI State Forensic Lab
24-MarLeslie NolanDrugsRI State Forensic Lab
26-MarElaine PagliaroIs DNA Enough?CT State Forensic Lab
31-MarElaine PagliaroUse and Value of Screening Tests & StainCT State Forensic Lab
2-AprRobert AlmeidaToxicologyRI State Forensic Lab
7-AprRobert AlmeidaToxicologyRI State Forensic Lab
9-AprPaul Manning, James Given, M. SweeneyArsonRI State Fire Marshal
14-AprPaul Manning, James Given, M. SweeneyArsonRI State Fire Marshal
16-AprNeil ClappertonFirearms & Tool Mark ExaminationsRI State Crime Lab
21-AprClass Presentations
23-AprOtto GregoryMicroscopyURI Chem Eng Prof.


Past Seminars

 

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