Brooke Weinger Kammrath, Ph.D., D-ABC


Ph.D., The Graduate Center/CUNY, 2012
M.Phil., The Graduate Center/CUNY, 2011
MA, John Jay College of Criminal Justice/CUNY, 2010
MS, John Jay College of Criminal Justice/CUNY, 2007
MA, New York University, 2003
BA, Northwestern University, 2000


Professor Kammrath's research interests include uniting microscopy with spectroscopy, the identification and characterization of microscopic samples of forensic interest, and the statistical analysis of pattern and impression evidence.

Recently Published Book Chapters and Articles

Weinger, B., Reffner, J.A., De Forest, P.R. (2009). Rapid, Reliable and Reviewable Mineral Identification with Infrared Microprobe Analysis. In Criminal and Environmental Soil Forensics, Ritz, K. (Ed.), Dawson, L. (Ed.), and Miller, D. (Ed.), Springer.

Weinger, B.A., Leary, P.E. and Reffner, J.A. (2009). Analysis of Minerals Using Linearly Polarized Infrared Microspectroscopy. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 15 (Suppl. 2), pp 1140-1141.

Weinger, B., Reffner, J.A. and De Forest, P.R. (July 2009). A Novel Approach to the Examination of Soil Evidence: Mineral Identification Using Infrared Microprobe Analysis. J Forensic Sci. Vol. 4, No. 4, pp 851-856.

Reffner, J.A., Weinger, B.A. and Leary, P.E. (2008). Infrared Microprobe Analysis of Minerals Using Internal Reflection Spectroscopy. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 14 (Suppl. 2), pp 1288-1289.

Courses Taught

  • FOR 216 Introduction to Forensic Science for Majors
  • FOR 300 Forensic Microscopy
  • FOR 404 Criminalistics with Laboratory
  • FOR 640 Advanced Criminalistics II
  • FOR 641 Advanced Criminalistics Laboratory II

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