Monthly Archives: May 2016

AAFS Nominating Committee Report

The AAFS Nominating Committee has announced its list of nominees for 2017-18 officers: Susan M. Ballou, MS              President-Elect   (Criminalistics) David W. Baker, MFS            Vice President    (Digital & Multimedia Sciences) Carl R. McClary, BA              Vice President   […]

CSI Summer Camps for Teens Accepting Donations

Since the mid-1970s, the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) has been hosting one-day Student Academy sessions for middle and high school students during its annual meetings. Student Academy is designed to introduce students to the real world of multidisciplinary forensics and over the years has steadily grown in popularity. With today’s explosion of television […]

2016 International Education Outreach Program (IEOP) Destination New Zealand

AAFS President John Gerns invites you to join him for the “2016 IEOP Destination: New Zealand” on September 11-18, 2016. Mr. Gerns, along with the Australian New Zealand Forensic Science Society (ANZFSS) president, Dr. Claude Roux, have organized a week-long tour and exchange among forensic science colleagues throughout New Zealand. The 2016 IEOP details and […]

Seeking Volunteers for the 2017 AAFS Annual Scientific Meeting

The 2017 AAFS Annual Scientific Meeting will be here before we know it. We are seeking volunteers to assist the AAFS Staff with various activities that keep the meeting running smoothly. If you are interested in volunteering, please complete the PDF application and send it to the volunteer coordinator at  Or, you may fill out an online […]

Humanitarian & Human Rights Resource Center Accepting Online Donations

The American Academy of Forensic Sciences Humanitarian & Human Rights Resource Center is pleased to announce that the Center is now able to accept online donations. Funds donated to the Center will be used to help promote the application of contemporary forensic science and forensic medicine principles to global humanitarian and/or human rights projects requiring […]