UVU’s Forensic Science Program employs faculty with extensive knowledge and experience in their respective fields. Full-time and adjunct faculty are experts within their disciplines and have many years of practical experience. Most of our faculty are concurrently employed in locations such as the Utah State Crime Laboratory, local law enforcement agencies, and other organizations focused solely on forensic science. The Forensic Science Program is proud to have faculty who are actively engaged in student experiences, education, and success.

 

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Gary H. Naisbitt, Ph.D.

PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Associate Professor

Forensic Laboratory Emphasis


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MS: 136

  • Criminalistics
  • Trace Analysis I & II
  • Directed Research
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Amie Houghton, M.F.S.

Assistant Professor

Forensic Laboratory Emphasis


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CB303H

  • Crime Scene Investigation Techniques I & II
  • Forensic Photography
  • Forensic Pathology
  • Medicolegal Death Investigations
  • Forensic Investigation Capstone

Adjunct Faculty

 

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Bryan Holden

Adjunct Instructor

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EN-101

MS: 286

  • Marijuana Identification Certificate

John Jackson

Adjunct Instructor

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EN-101

MS: 286

  • Expert Witness Professional Practices

Danny Maynard

Adjunct Instructor

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EN-101

MS: 286

  • Forensic Microscopy
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Derek Mears

Adjunct Instructor

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EN-101

MS: 286

  • Firearms Examination

Hoa Trinh

Adjunct Instructor

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EN-101

MS: 286

  • Introduction to Forensic Science

Wade Raab

Adjunct Instructor

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EN-101

MS: 286

  • Introduction to Forensic Science

Katrina Storick

Adjunct Instructor

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ME-136

MS: 286

  • Introduction to Forensic Science

Heidi Reynaud

Adjunct Instructor

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EN-101

MS: 286

  • Introduction to Forensic Science
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Angie Petersen

Ms. Petersen

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ME-136

MS: 286

  • Fingerprint Processing
  • Introduction to Forensic Science

Travis Ashdown

Adjunct Instructor

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801-863-7230

EN-101

MS: 286

  • Introduction to Forensic Science
  • Crime Scene Investigation Techniques
  • Forensic Photography
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Bonnie Wilder Estes

Senior Forensic Scientist

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ME-136

MS: 286

  • Fingerprint Processing
  • Fingerprint Examination
  • Bloodstain Pattern Analysis