Virginia M. Maxwell, D.Phil.


D.Phil., Oxford University, 1988
B.Sc., (Hons), Liverpool University, 1985

Published Books and Articles

Crime Scene Investigation
Physical Evidence
Trace and Transfer Evidence

Research Interests

Dr. Maxwell's research interests focus on the use of instrumental techniques for the forensic examination of trace evidence such as paint, fibers, and soil.

Courses Taught

  • FOR 215 Introduction to Forensic Science
  • FOR 216 Introduction to Forensic Science Majors
  • FOR 404 Advanced Forensic Science II with Laboratory
  • FOR 405H The Art and Science of Art
  • FOR 640 Advanced Criminalist II
  • FOR 641 Advanced Criminalistics II Laboratory
  • FOR 697 Thesis 1 with Seminar

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