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Roger Jefferys

Chemical Hygiene Officer, Department of Forensic and Investigative Science

Roger Jefferys is currently the chemical hygiene officer for the Department of Forensic and Investigative Science. He also serves as the director of forensic facilities and is the instructional coordinator for the Next Generation Forensic Science Initiative. Jeffreys serves as a teaching assistant professor in the department and teaches both online and on-campus undergraduate forensic science courses.

He obtained Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from the Department of Forensic and Investigative Science at WVU. Before joining WVU's Morgantown campus, he taught for three years in the Forensic Investigation Program at WVU Institute of Technology in Beckley. While at WVU Tech, he won the outstanding faculty award and was a recipient of the West Virginia Science and Research Opportunity Grant. During his time in Beckley, he was involved in private investigation work for 221B Baker, Inc. Investigative Services.

Jeffreys has published in the Forensic Science International and the Association of Firearm and Toolmark Examiners journals. He has presented his research at both regional and national forensic conferences and has attended numerous forensic workshops and trainings.

He is a member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, the International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts, the International Association for Identification and the West Virginia Criminal Justice Educators’ Association.