Master of Science in Forensic Science, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL (1994).
Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, Syracuse University, Syarcuse, NY (1992).Teaching Overview:
Criminalistics Laboratory, UAB, Fall 1992
Criminalistics/Trace Evidence Lecturer, UAB, Winter 1993
General Chemistry II Lecture and Laboratory, Alfred State College, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009
Applied Chemical Principles Lecture and Laboratory, Alfred State College, Spring 2007 (Lab Only), Fall 2007, Spring 2008, Fall 2008, Spring 2009
General Chemistry I Laboratory, Alfred State College, Fall 2007, Fall 2008
Introduction to Forensic Technology, Alfred State College, Fall 2007, Fall 2008
Introductory Chemistry, Alfred State College, Spring 2009
Criminalistics I and II Lecture and Laboratory (Future), Alfred State College, Fall 2009, Spring 2010Professional Experience:
Forensic Scientist, Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency, April 1995 - January, 2007. Specializing in areas of Drug Chemistry and Trace Evidence Analysis.
Analystical Chemist, Stillbrook Environmental Testing Laboratory, Fairfield, AL, 1993-1994. Chemical testing of water and soil samples.Research:
Compilation of Mass Spectra of Underivatized and Derivatized Drugs of Abuse and Their Deuterated Analogs Used as Internal Standards, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1992-93.
Course Curriculum Development, Forensic Science Technology Program, Alfred State College, 2007-Present.Publications and Events:
"Improved Gas Chromatography/Mass Sepctrometry Analysis ofBarbiturates in Urine Using Centrifuge-Based Solid Phase Extraction, Methylation, with d5-Pentobarbital as Internal Standard," Journal of Forensic Science, November, 1994.
"Mass Spectrometric Fragmentation Characteristics of Underivatized and Derivatized Ephedrine, Norephedrine, Amphetamine, and Methamphetamine, and Deuterated Analogs of Amphetamine and Methamphetamine," Poster Presentation at 45th Annual Meeting of American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Boston, February, 1993.Service:
American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS), Criminalistics Section Member
Midwestern Association of Forensic Scientists (MAFS), Member
Northeast Association of Forensic Scientists (NEAFS), Member
American Society of Crime Lab Directors (ASCLD), Academic Affiliate
Instructor, Presumptive Drug Testing, Marion County Arestee Processing Center Employees, November, 2004.
Instructor, Presumptive Drug Testing, Indianapolis Police Department Property Room Personnel, May, 2005-January, 2007.
Instructor, Nik Systems of Narcotic Identification, Lawrence, In. Police Department, September - October, 2005.
Faculty Senate Nominations, Elections, and Governance Committee, Alfred State College
Alfred State College Science Fair Committee Member and Judge, 2008 and 2009Honors and Awards:
Nominee for Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence, Alfred State College, Fall 2008.