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.

Spring 2023
Date Speaker Topic Affiliation
27-JanJimmie OxleyClass OverviewURI Chemistry
3-FebPeter FarrCrime SceneProspect Police Dept.
10-FebNeil ClappertonTool MarksRI State Crime Lab
17-FebLeslie NolanDrugsRI Department of Health
24-FebVirginia MaxwellGlass SoilU New Haven
3-MarPaul Manning, James Given, M SweeneyArsonRI State Fire Marshal
10-MarAlexis DonawayToxicologyRI Dept of Health
24-MarKatherine SchweitActive ShooterFBI (retired)
31-MarCara LupinoDNA AnalysisRI Forensic Lab
7-AprKen ZercieQuestioned DocumentsU New Haven
14-AprDaniel GreenfieldForensic Psychiatry: What Does It All Mean?A. Einstein College of Medicine
21-AprElaine PagliaroCold Case EvidenceHenry C. Lee Institute
28-AprAnthony AmoreIsabella Stewart Gardner Museum HeistIsabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Fall 2022
Date Speaker Topic Affiliation
9-SepJimmie OxleyGeneral Forensic Science Seminar InformationURI Chemistry
16-SepAmanda Milkovitz (Boston Globe), Tim White, Eli Sherman (WPRI)Investigative JournalismBoston Globe & WPRI
23-SepJohn MalloyRecreational Cannabis Legalization IssuesRI Office of the Attorney General
30-SepFiona JonesForensic ArcheologyURI Sociology & Anthropology
7-OctKirk YeagerBomb InvestigationsFBI
14-OctRobert ThompsonFirearms and Tool Mark ExaminationsNIST
21-OctCairenn BinderInvestigative Genetic GenealogyDNA Doe Project
28-OctKara Hoopis ManoshCrafting a DefenseAttorney and Counselor at Law
4-NovVictor Fay-WolfeComputer ForensicsURI Computer Science
9-NovAnita JacobsonOpiate Crisis and Narcan InterventionURI Pharmacy
18-NovJoseph ItriCold Case InvestigationsNew Jersey State Police
2-DecOtto GregoryWatching Paint DryURI Engineering
9-DecGil SapirExpert Witness TestimonyForensic Consultant & Attorney

Past Seminars


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