Field Wildlife Forensics

Course Dates

June 25, 2018 to July 2, 2018

Prerequisites

One semester of college-level biology or equivalent.
Upon completion of program, all participants receive a certificate of participation.

Course Description

Field Wildlife Forensics 2013 on Appledore Island (photo thanks to W. Lord).

Field Wildlife Forensics 2013 on Appledore Island.
(photo thanks to Wayne Lord)

Introduction to forensic science and the utilization of marine biology within the justice system. Comprehensive instruction concerning the recognition, documentation, collection, and preservation of physical evidence. Students develop practical incident response, scene management, and forensic teamwork skills. Students should be prepared to participate in forensic necropsies.

Faculty

Dr. Wayne D. Lord:

Professor, Forensic Science Institute, University of Central Oklahoma

Dr. Inga F. Sidor:

Senior Veterinary Pathologist, University of New Hampshire

Dr. Robert D. Kenney:

Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island

Dr. William C. Rodriguez:

Armed Forces Institute of Pathology

Kama King:

Adjunct Faculty, Forensic Science Institute, University of Central Oklahoma

Status

Open

Course Numbers

Cornell: BIOSM 4450 (1.5 Credits)
UNH: MEFB 504 (2 Credits)