Monthly Archives: November 2021

Get Your JFS App!

Source: Brenda K. Peat, JFS Managing Editor To provide a new reading experience, and to enable AAFS Members to keep up-to-date with the most important developments in their areas of expertise, the Journal of Forensic Sciences (JFS) editorial team developed a JFS App. If you haven’t yet downloaded your JFS App, here are reasons to encourage you to do so! In addition to […]

Celebrating Forensic Nursing

Sources: Joyce P. Williams, DNP, and Virginia A. Lynch, MSN The AAFS membership will vote on accepting Forensic Nursing Science as the 12th section of the Academy at the February 23, 2022, Annual Business Meeting. The proposed leadership of this new section applaud our forensic nurse members’ commitment and pioneering spirit while wishing you the […]

President’s Spotlight—Engineering & Applied Sciences

During the year, we have been presenting presidential spotlights from the Academy sections to highlight the latest significant research or improvements within its discipline. Examples include cutting-edge technology, standards, or methods that improve the practice. Alternatively, they may show a historical account/timeline of the discipline’s use of innovative technology or research. These are presented to […]

T. Dale Stewart Award Call for Nominations

Source: A.P. Winburn, Anthropology Section Secretary Please email any nominations for the T. Dale Stewart Award to Section Chair Marin Pilloud ( by January 1. Please see the following information excerpted from the Policy and Procedure Manual regarding this award. The T. Dale Stewart Award recognizes outstanding, career-long contributions to the field of forensic anthropology. The Stewart Award […]

Dr. Cristina Cattaneo Honored With 2022 AAFS HHRRC Clyde Snow Award

Source: Dawnie Steadman, PhD, Chair of the AAFS Humanitarian and Human Rights Resource Center The American Academy of Forensic Sciences Humanitarian and Human Rights Resource Center (AAFS HHRRC) offers the Clyde Snow Award to a forensic scientist or organization who has made outstanding contributions to humanitarian action and the global advancement of human rights through […]

2021 Global Collaboration of Forensic Scientists Webinar

Sources: AAFS Global Collaboration of Forensic Scientists Co-Founders, AAFS Past President Barry Fisher, MS, MBA and AAFS Secretary Laura Liptai, PhD The American Academy of Forensic Sciences’ (AAFS) Global Collaboration of Forensic Scientists Collaboration with the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP) invites everyone to the free webinar Advanced Topics in Digital […]