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Faculty
RICHARDS P. DAVIS, Ph.D. 
University of Alabama
Professor & Department Head
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RICHARD R.E. KANIA, Ph.D.
University of Virginia
Professor &
Director of Criminal Justice Graduate Studies
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RANDAL L. WOOD, J.D. 
Cumberland School of Law
Associate Professor 
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H. DEAN BUTTRAM, III Ed.D. 
University of Alabama
Assistant Professor                                                                                                                     Undergraduate Coordinator                                                                                                     Program Coordinator for the Center for Applied Forensics                                                         CV

HARALD R. DUNCAN, M.S. 
Jacksonville State University
Instructor
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C. VANCE MCLAUGHLIN, Ph.D.
Pennsylvania State University
Professor
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NANCY B. MELLEN, M.A. 
St. Mary's University
Instructor
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RONALD R. MELLEN, Ph.D. 
Texas A & M University
Professor
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Mark Hopwood

Mark Hopwood, MSFS, MPA, SCSA
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Senior Forensic Scientist                     

GOLDEN

Shane Golden, MSFS 
University of Alabama at Birmingham                                                                        
Fo
rensic Scientist

Staff Shared Faculty

kristi smith

Kristi Smith
Secretary                                                                                               126-A Brewer Hall

Raena Garmon

Raena Motes-Garmon

Coordinator for the Center for Applied Forensics

Ardie J. Dial, J.D.
Office: 117 Brewer Hall
Office Phone: 256-782-5391
Email: adial@jsu.edu

Amy Franklin, Ph. D.
Office: 131 Ayers Hall
Office Phone: 256-782-8164
Email: franklin@jsu.

Jeffrey VanSlyke,  ED.D.                                                                                                                                            Office: 2134 McClellan Campus                                                                                                   Office Phone: 256-782-5921                                                                                                 Email:jvanslyke@jsu.edu                   

Adjunct Faculty

Autumn Cole

Charles Dysart, II

Christina Kilgore

Alice Martin

Brian E. Patton

George T. Shaw Jr.

Kelly Jo Smith

Gresha Thurmond

Megan Wallace