Areas of Research

Areas of Research and Training Available:

Some of the research and training areas available through the Institute include:

  • arson and explosive residue analysis
  • counterfeit currency detection
  • detector dogs
  • DNA evidence and population substructuring
  • drug analysis
  • environmental forensics
  • fingerprint development
  • forensic anthropology
  • forensic facial approximation
  • forensic toxicology
  • glass analysis
  • human performance under the influence of ethanol and drugs
  • PCR applications and quality assurance
  • trace elemental analysis of biological samples
  • courtroom persuasion
  • effect of pretrial publicity
  • eyewitness identifications
  • eyewitness testimony of children
  • homicide patterns and trends
  • improving witnesses recall
  • international drug money laundering
  • jury decision making
  • jury selection
  • narcotics trafficking
  • substance abuse

To find out more about our programs of study, see our course listings.