Maria Torre, M.S.
M.S. University of New Haven, 2007
B.S. University of New Haven, 2000
Maria Torre received both a Bachelors of Science in Forensic Science and Masters of Science in Forensic Science/Advanced Investigation from the University of New Haven. She has applied her forensic science educational background to her previous employment in both a traditional forensic laboratory as well as a field-based crime scene unit.
She has most recently worked with the Waterbury Police Department as a Crime Scene Technician. Prior to that, she was employed with the Yonkers Police Department Forensic Science Laboratory which serves the city of Yonkers in southern Westchester County, NY.
Maria has received extensive training both internally with her respective departments and with various private, state and federal agencies. Training courses covered topics including crime scene processing and photography, fingerprint development and comparison, fracture match, infrared spectroscopy, courtroom testimony and others. Maria is also a member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, the Northeast Association of Forensic Scientists, and the CT Chapter of the International Association for Identification.
She will be teaching Introduction to Forensic Science and Criminalistics (FOR2215) and Forensic Science Laboratory (FOR3303), both of which are support courses for non-forensic science majors.