Forensic Studies Minor

Forensic Studies Faculty

 Dawn M. Mulhern, Ph.D.


Dawn M. Mulhern, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Anthropology
Dr. Mulhern is the coordinator for the Forensic Studies Minor. Dr. Mulhern is a practicing forensic anthropologist, providing consultation for local law enforcement; her advanced students assist with her forensic work. She is a forensic anthropologist for the federal Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team (DMORT) under the Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Mulhern is a member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and is currently serving on the editorial board for the Journal of Forensic Sciences. 
 Brian L. Burke, Ph.D. Brian L. Burke, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology  Dr. Burke is a forensic psychology consultant to the California Department of Juvenile Justice on redesigning the youth prison system and training staff in motivational interviewing approaches. Dr. Burke is a licensed clinical psychologist in Colorado and member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers and the American Psychological Association.
 Deborah M. Kendall, Ph.D. Deborah M. Kendall, Ph.D., Professor of Biology Dr. Kendall is a forensic entomology consultant with more than 20 years of experience in entomology research with a focus on field studies and an interest in local species adapted to high elevations.