Associate Professor David O. Carter, Ph.D., is the Director of Chaminadeís Forensic Sciences Programs. Carter was Assistant Professor and Associate Professor of Forensic Science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln from 2006 until 2012. Dr. Carterís area of expertise and research interest is post-mortem microbiology. Dr. Carter has been interested in death investigation since 1999 and has been attending crime scenes since 2000. Since that time he has consulted with several investigative agencies around the world. Faculty profile
Professor Emeritus M. Lee Goff, Ph.D., has been involved in forensic entomology for a period of over 25 years. He is currently a consultant in forensic entomology for the Office of the Medical Examiner, City and County of Honolulu. Dr. Goff is one of only fifteen forensic entomologists certified by the American Board of Forensic Entomology. Additionally Dr. Goff has served as a member of the instructional staff for the FBI academy course in Detection and Recovery of Human Remains taught at Quantico, Virginia. He has published over 200 papers in scientific journals, authored the popular book, A Fly for the Prosecution, and participated in over 300 homicide investigations, consulting on cases worldwide. He has served as a consultant for the CBS CSI crime dramas. More about Dr. M. Lee Goff | Faculty profile
Lecturer Nick Harrison, MFS, specializes in fingerprint analysis and crime scene investigation. His previous position was as a Forensic Specialist with the Santa Monica Police Department where he served for eight years. Nick is currently qualified by the International Association for Identification as a Certified Latent Print Examiner (CLPE) and Certified Senior Crime Scene Analyst (CSCSA). Faculty profile
Dr. Dale K. Purcell, Assistant Professor of Forensic Sciences, earned his B.S. in Chemistry from Western Oregon University in 1998. He earned his M.S. in Forensic Science from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY, in 2003, his M.A. in Criminal Justice from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 2011, and his Ph.D. in Criminal Justice with a Forensic Science Specialization from The Graduate Center, CUNY, in 2013. Dr. Purcell was employed for six years at an ASCLD-ISO accredited state forensic science laboratory where he performed duties in chemical analysis of controlled substances, crime scene investigations, and primary examinations for major crimes such as homicides, assaults, and sex-crimes. Faculty profile
Assistant Professor Wilson Sullivan, M.S., is a nationally-recognized expert in crime scene analysis. His career started as a police officer, rising to detective and eventually as the first Scientific Investigation Section Captain for the Honolulu Police Department. He has worked extensively for the Honolulu Police department and other law enforcement agencies as a consultant analyst and expert witness.† Faculty profile
Professor Emeritus M. Lee Goff, Ph.D., is a pioneering forensic entomologist and the founder of the Chaminade Forensic Sciences Program.