'Highly recommended reading for anyone who wishes to understand this area of growing importance beyond the simplistic treatment normally afforded forensic science through television and other media.' Simon Lewis - Professor of Forensic and Analytical Chemistry at Curtin University 'Jay Siegel's forte has always been forensic science education that strength shines through in Forensic Science: A Beginner's Guide. Clear, concise, and offering an insightful perspective on a popular topic. Siegel makes the complexity and importance of forensic science understandable to anyone' -- Max M. Houck - Director of the Forensic Science Initiative and co-author of Fundamentals of Forensic
Jay Siegel dedicated over thirty-five years to teaching and researching in the field of forensic science. He was Professor Emeritus at Michigan State University, and Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Indiana University-Purdue University. He was a recipient of the prestigious Distinguished Fellow award from the American Academy of Forensic Sciences.
'Easy to understand yet rigorous. His discussion of bias is outstanding and should be read by everyone with any interest in forensic science.' -- Professor Chris Tindall - Director of Criminalistics, Metropolitan State University of Denver