Members

 

Dr. Scott i. Fairgrieve, Hons. B.Sc., M.PHIL., Ph.d., F.A.A.F.S. (Forensic Anthropology)

prof. Tracy. S. Oost, Hons. B.Sc. (Biology), Hons. B.A. (Anthropology)

dr. Gerard M. Courtin, Prof. Emeritus, B.Sc.F., M.S., Ph.D. (Forensic botanty)

Current Students

Faculty

Past Students (since 2002) (Graduation Date)

Rebecca Kooi, hons. b.sc. (forensic science) (2011)

Thesis Title:  Microscopic Examination of Incised Wounds of Fresh and Cremated Bone.

Caylaugh o’connor, hons. b.sc. (forensic science) (2011)

Thesis Title:  Projected Blood Stain Pattern Angle Calculations: Effects of Blood Thinning Diseases or Medications.

Thesis Title:  Characterization of Achene-Pappus Units in Compositae: A New Tool for Forensic Botany.

Louise martin, hons. b.sc. (forensic science) (2010)

Stephanie klem, hons. b.sc. (biology) (2002)

Thesis Title:  The Effects of Temperature and Duration of Heat Exposure on Bone Collagen Yield. (Co-authored with Sindy M. Marsh)

Sindy M. Marsh, hons. b.sc. (biology) (2002)

Thesis Title:  The Effects of Temperature and Duration of Heat Exposure on Bone Collagen Yield. (Co-authored with Stephanie Klem)

Cassandra s. jacobs, hons. b.sc. (Computer science) (2002)

Thesis Title:  Age-at-Death Estimation Using Fractal Image Analysis. (Co-supervised with Dr. Dave Goforth, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science)

Mindy c. pitre, hons. b.sc. (anthropology) (2003)

Thesis Title:  An Analysis of the Early Stages of Decomposition of Carrion in Northeastern Ontario.

Melanie l. brochu, hons. b.sc. (forensic biology option) (2002)

karen aniol, hons. b.sc. (forensic biology option) (2002)

Thesis Title:  An Examination of Short-Term Aquatic Decomposition of Rats in a Local Lake.

amanda piche, hons. b.sc. (forensic biology option) (2002)

Thesis Title:  The Extraction and Amplification of Mitochondrial DBA from Human Teeth That Have Been Exposed to Exteme Heat. (Co-supervised with Dr. Amadeo Parissenti, Northeastern Regional Cancer Centre Research Division)

Thesis Title:  A Comparison of Two Methods for Age at Death Estimation by Occlusal Tooth Wear.

Thesis Title:  Effects of Differential Exposure to Sunlight on the Rate and Pattern of Decomposition of Sus scrofa (L.) in Southern Ontario. (Co-supervised with T. Oost)

emily webb, hons. b.sc. (forensic biology option) (2004)

Thesis Title:  Heat-Induced Fracture Patterns of Incinerated Teeth.

Thesis Title:  Digital Quantification of Tooth Root Colour as a Measure of Age at Death.

Thesis Title:  Use of Frontal Sinuses in Forensic Identification:  A New Method for Objective Comparison. (Co-authored with Mary Cox)

Thesis Title:  Use of Frontal Sinuses in Forensic Identification:  A New Method for Objective Comparison. (Co-authored with Matthew Malcolm)

Thesis Title:  Macroscopic and Microscopic Analyses of Axe and Hatchet Trauma in Fleshed and Defleshed Long Bones of Sus scrofa (L.)

Thesis Title:  Exsanguinated Blood Volume Estimation Using Fractal Analysis of Digital Images.

Thesis Title:  Differentiation of Traumatic and Heat-Induced Dental Tissue Fractures via S.E.M. Analysis.

jessica amos, hons. b.sc. (forensic science) (2006)

Lindsay Paton, hons. b.sc. (forensic science) (2007)

Matthew Malcolm, Hons. b.sc. (forensic science) (2008)

Mary COX, Hons. B.Sc. (Forensic Science) (2008)

Kalan Lynn, hons. b.sc. (forensic science) (2008)

sonia sant, b.sc. (forensic science (2009)

Miranda Campbell, b.sc. (forensic science) (2009)

CAITLIN GILBERT, hons. b.sc. (forensic science) Thesis student

Thesis Title:  Dental Aging Using Clinical Panorex Radiographs.

SAMANTA ROBBINS, hons. b.sc. (forensic science) Thesis student

Thesis Title:  The Effects of Fire on Saw Mark Evidence on Bone.