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Faculty

John W. Drawec

Associate Professor of Physical and Biological Sciences | Director of Forensic Sciences
Education:
J.D., Western New England, School of Law
B.S., Western New England
Office: CSP256
413-782-1347

Director of Forensic Sciences

Forensic Science Club Advisor

Delta Delta Epsilon (DDE) Advisor

Detective Lieutenant (ret.), MA State Police

Attorney at Law Offices of Richard H. Maynard & Associates, Belchertown, MA

INTERESTS

Ethics in the Forensic Sciences

Maintaining integrity of individuals and disciplines within the forensic sciences.

Expert Testimony

Qualification of experts in various forensic science disciplines.

Decomposition of Human Remains

Effect of predators and scavengers on scattered remains in New England environment.

Forensic Entomology

Determining post mortem interval (PMI) of remains based on insect activity and biological changes in tissue.

COURSES TAUGHT

Crime, Science, and Justice

Introduction to Forensic Science

Scientific Evidence

Crime Scene Processing

Criminalistics I

Special Topics: Intro to Forensic Anthropology

Criminalistics II