Arcadia Professor Named President-Elect of American Academy of Forensic Sciences

By Purnell T. Cropper | March 9, 2012

Dr. Barry K. Logan, Adjunct Professor of Forensic Science in Arcadia University’s FEPAC-accredited Forensic Science master’s program, was elected President–elect of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences last week in Atlanta, Ga.

AAFS is the premier forensic science professional organization in the United States, with more than 7,000 members in 11 disciplines. The organization offers a professional framework for education and professional development and provides a voice for the forensic sciences in policy and legal issues at the national level.

Logan looks forward to working with current AAFS President Dr. Bob Barsley, the organization’s board and officers, and the forensic science community in promoting the advancement of the field. His scientific background is in forensic toxicology, including impaired driving, postmortem, and human performance. He is Board Certified, has more than 80 publications in peer-reviewed literature, and is frequently consulted in high-profile cases, including the recent Casey Anthony homicide trial in Orlando, Fla. He is a member of Arcadia’s Master of Science in Forensic Science faculty and serves as a liaison with NMS Labs, Arcadia’s organizational affiliate in its Forensic Science programs and a world-renowned and accredited forensic science laboratory.