Henry C. Lee, Ph.D.

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Professor Emeritus

Institute of Forensic Science Department
Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences
Education

Honorary Degree, American International College, Doctor of Science

Honorary Degree, University of Bridgeport, Doctorate of Humane Letters

Doctor of Law, Honorary Degree, Roger Williams University Law School

Honorary Degree, Saint Joseph College, Doctor of Humane Letters

Doctor of Science, Honorary Degree, University of New Haven

Ph.D., New York University

M.S., New York University

B.S., John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Police Science, Central Police College, Taiwan, Republic of China

About Henry

Dr. Lee, the founder of the Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science, has assisted in over 7,000 major case investigations, has served as a forensics expert for 50 states and 30 countries and as a consultant for 600 law enforcement agencies, and has testified over 1,000 times in both criminal and civil courts in the United States and abroad. Some of the high-profile cases Dr. Lee had provided investigative assistance for include the murder of Jon Benet Ramsey, the death of Chandra Levy, the kidnapping of Elizabeth Smart, and the reinvestigation of the Kennedy assassination.

Recently Published Books and Articles

Author/Co-Author of 30 books and 400 publications including; "Cracking Cases, The Science of Solving Crimes," "Famous Crimes Revisited," "Henry Lee's Crime Scene Handbook," "Advances in Fingerprint Technology," "Crime Scene Investigation," Criminal Investigation," "Forensic DNA."

Editor for 5 scientific publications

In the Media

In the Media

Eyewitness News 3: University of New Haven to get federal funding for state, local police forensics training

Danielle Wozniak, provost and vice president of academic affairs, Mario Gaboury, dean of the Henry Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, and Dr. Henry Lee, renowned forensic scientist and founder of the Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science, were joined by Senator Richard Blumenthal of CT, to announce federal funding for a new training program training program for investigating hate crimes for state and local police.

In the Media

Public Now: Blumenthal Announces $120,000 Grant For State & Local Police Forensics Training At The University Of New Haven

Danielle Wozniak, provost and vice president of academic affairs, Mario Gaboury, dean of the Henry Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, and Dr. Henry Lee, renowned forensic scientist and founder of the Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science, were joined by Senator Richard Blumenthal of CT, to announce federal funding for a new training program for investigating hate crimes for state and local police.

In the Media

News 8 WTNH: Hate crimes up across the state; University of New Haven announces additional training for police

Danielle Wozniak, provost and vice president of academic affairs, Mario Gaboury, dean of the Henry Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, and Dr. Henry Lee, renowned forensic scientist and founder of the Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science, were joined by U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of CT, to announce federal funding for a new training program for investigating hate crimes for state and local police.

Red Carpet Crash: ’Is O.J. Innocent? The Missing Evidence’ Premieres Sunday, January 15

Dr. Henry Lee, renowned forensic scientist and founder of the Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science, is featured in a new six part docu-series about the O.J. Simpson trial. Narrated by Emmy Award-winning actor and activist Martin Sheen, and featuring exclusive new interviews with the families of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman, the series follows investigators as they re-open the case that captivated the world, exposing the facts that were overlooked by authorities and questioning and dissecting each pivotal move in the original investigation. The series will be featured on Investigation Discovery (ID). The story was picked up nationally by publications including Star-Telegram and DFW.com.