Researchers & Instructors

Faculty & Research Council

    Scientific Director & Forensic Anthropologist
    Erin H. Kimmerle, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor, USF Dept. Anthropology
    Scientific Director of Geochemistry
    George Kamenov, Ph.D.
    Associate In Geology, UF Dept. Geological Sciences
    International Program Coordinator & Forensic Anthropologist
    Jose Pablo Baraybar, M.Sc.
    Adjunct Instructor, USF Dept. Anthropology
    Forensic Anthropology Lab Manager
    Noche-Dowdy, Liotta, B.Sc.
    Graduate Assistant, USF Dept. Anthropology
    USF Donation Program Coordinator
    Kelsee Hentschel, M.A.
    Graduate Assistant, USF Dept. Anthropology
    HCSO Donation Program Liaison
    Jason Brando, B.A., Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    Certificate Course Instructor, Ret. FBI Special Agent
    Charlotte Braziel, M.A.
    Adjunct Instructor, USF Dept. Anthropology
    Certificate Course Instructor, Crime Scene Investigator
    Terri Dewitt, M.A., Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    Adjunct Instructor, USF Dept. Anthropology

Archaeology, Soils & Field Methods

    Soil Chemistry & Archaeology
    E, Christian Wells, Ph.D,
    Professor, USF Dept. Anthropology
    Chemical Isotopes & Archaeology
    Rob Tykot, Ph.D,
    Professor, USF Dept. Anthropology
    GIS Analysis and Modeling
    Elizabeth Walton, Ph.D.
    Instructor, USF School of Geosciences
    Geophysical Methods
    Sara Kruse, Ph.D,
    Professor, USF School of Geosciences
    Archaeology
    Jeff Moates, M.A.
    USF FPAN Central Region
    Search & Recovery / Child Abduction
    Lee Manning, NCMEC & NECROSEARCH
    Search & Recovery / Child Abduction
    Henry Schmidt, NCMEC & NECROSEARCH

Forensic Imaging & Visualization

    Forensic Imaging
    Steve Loftin, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
    Forensic Imaging
    Joe Mullins, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
    Visualization Specialist
    Howard Kaplan, Ph.D,
    USF Engineering, Visualization Center

Criminal Investigations & Cold Case

    Homicide & Cold Case Investigations
    Master Det. Greg Thomas, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    Homicide & Missing Persons Investigations
    Sgt. Mike Hurley, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    Criminal Investigations
    Major Robert Ura, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    Criminal Investigations & Training
    Major Allan Hill, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    Cold Case Investigations
    Lou Tosti, Ret. FBI Special Agent

Scientific Experts & Forensics

    Forensic Psychology
    Bryanna Fox, Ph.D,
    Assistant Professor, USF Criminology
    Ballistics Expert
    John Romeo, Florida Department of Law Enforcement

Cultural Anthropology

    Forensic Ethnographer
    Antoinette Jackson, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor, USF Dept. Anthropology
    Human Trafficking Specialist
    Heide Castaneda, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor, USF Dept. Anthropology

Pathology & Anatomy

    Forensic Pathology
    Mary Mainland, M.D.
    USF College of Medicine
    Forensic Pathology
    Les Chrostowski, M.D.
    USF College of Medicine
    Forensic Pathology
    Laura Hair, M.D.
    USF College of Medicine
    Anatomical Sciences
    Orhan Arslan, Ph.D,
    Associate Professor, USF College of Medicine
    Forensic Pathology
    John Obafunwa, M.D., J.D.
    College of Medicine, Lagos State University, Nigeria

International Law & Human Rights

    International Law
    Steven Roach, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor, USF International Studies & Government,
    Institute for the Study of Latin America and the Caribbean (ISLAC)
    Rachel May, Ph.D., Director ISLAC, USF
    Holocaust and Genocide Studies
    Musa Olaka, Ph.D., USF Library

Criminology

    Criminal Justice Administration
    Max Bromley, Ph.D,
    Associate Professor, USF Criminology