Monthly Archives: September 2021

JFS Provides Virtual Issue to Commemorate National Forensic Science Week

Source: Michael A. Peat, Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Forensic Sciences       National Forensic Science Week, formed in recognition of the important role that proper forensic science plays in the investigation of crimes throughout the nation, is September 19-25, 2021. To commemorate this important recognition, the Journal of Forensic Sciences (JFS) leadership has compiled a virtual issue […]

The Digital & Multimedia Sciences (DMS) Section Is Seeking Moderators for the 2022 Program

Source: Jason M. Paroff, JD, Section Chair The Digital & Multimedia Sciences (DMS) Section is seeking volunteers from the section who are interested in moderating a block of presentations during our Scientific Program currently scheduled for February 24–25, 2022. As many of you know, the 2022 conference will be a hybrid event. This means people who […]

FSF Student Travel Grant: October 15 Deadline

The Forensic Sciences Foundation (FSF) is pleased to offer Student Travel Grants to assist with travel expenses in attending the 2022 American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) Annual Scientific Conferencein Seattle, WA. The FSF Board of Trustees has allocated $24,000, not to exceed $1,500 per student, including complimentary conference registration. This is a wonderful opportunity, […]

Peer Review Week 2021

Source: Michael A. Peat, Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Forensic Sciences      Peer Review Week is an annual, global event that celebrates the essential role that peer review plays in maintaining scientific quality. Peer Review Week 2021 is September 20-24. It is dedicated to the theme of “Identity in Peer Review,” highlighting the role of personal and social […]

Resources for Students Pursuing a Forensic Science Career

This year’s National Forensic Science Week is September 19–25, 2021. With that in mind, the team at is highlighting a great Guide they published in honor of this week titled National Forensic Science Week 2021: An Expert’s Advocacy Guide. For this piece, Judge Stephanie Domitrovich, PhD, Sixth Judicial District of Pennsylvania, was interviewed. They […]

In Memory of William D. Haglund, PhD

Sources: Allysha P. Winburn, PhD, Section Secretary, Constantine Eliopoulos, PhD, and Marcella H. Sorg, PhD It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Bill Haglund, an exceptional forensic anthropologist and humanitarian. Bill was born in Duluth, MN, in 1943 and spent much of his childhood with his grandparents in Baker, OR. While […]