Loyola University Maryland

Forensic Studies

Student Opportunities

Student doing lab work, Outdoor group work, Students talking in lab coats and goggles

Forensic Studies Scholars

Students engaged in research are publishing outstanding work!

Daniela Colavita
Daniela Colavita '20:
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/jca.21748

Valerie Greisman
Valerie Greisman '20:
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2589871X18300044

Guest Speakers and Trips

Dr. Krystal Hans speaking to a large class
Guest speaker: Dr. Krystal Hans, director of forensic biology at Delaware State University

Dr. Gregory McDonald giving a presentation on forensic aspects of penetrating trauma
"Forensic Aspects of Penetrating Trauma"
Guest speaker: Dr. Gregory McDonald, Dean of the School of Health Science, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Forensic biology students visiting the office of the chief medical examiner of Maryland
Forensic biology students visiting the office of the chief medical examiner of Maryland

Graham McAleer
Faculty

Graham McAleer, Ph.D.

Known for his striped socks and Scottish accent, this professor has an undeniable gift for making students passionate about philosophy

Philosophy
Student and forensics professor reviewing an experiment
Academics

Forensic Studies major

Demand for professionals with forensic training has never been greater, and Loyola’s Forensic Studies program is unique in that it encompasses 16 departments of academic focus—the most of any program in the country.