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

Robert Pond
Faculty

Rob Pond, Ph.D.

This engineering professor is particularly passionate about getting women involved in the field

Engineering
Students measure drops of blood for a lab assignment.
Course Snapshot

Exploring Biology 101: Introduction to Forensic Science

Learn about the field of forensics and acquire the lab techniques needed to conduct crime scene investigations.