Forensic Science Club

The Forensic Science Club brings together majors and non-majors at Washburn that have an interest in the forensic sciences. As part of the club, you will be participating in the following types of activities:

  • Forensic Olympics
  • Murder mystery dinners
  • Escape room challenges
  • Mock trials and cases
  • Forensics movie night
  • Ice cream social
  • Case critiques and cold case reviews
  • Guest speakers
  • Local forensic lab and prison tours

Upcoming Events

"Breaking bones: an anthropological analysis of the skeletal trauma resulting from falls" 

presented by Australian Forensic Anthropologist Samantha Rowbotham from the Department of Forensic Medicine, Monash University 

Friday, February 24th at 3:30 -5pm in Henderson 207 

KDAI Arson Investigation Conference

The 2017 Kansas Division of the International Association for Identification (KDIAI) is holding an educational conference on Arson Investigation! 

When: March 14th (1-5pm) and 15th (8-5pm) 
Where: Springhill Suites, 1 Riverfront Plaza, Lawrence, KS 
Student Cost: $25

To register contact KDIAI secretary Stephanie A. Cline at  Be sure to indicate that you are a Washburn student wishing to register for the conference.

If you have questions, please contact Professor Vincent-Giles.

Council Members

Hannah Hagedorn, Co-President

Morgan Holloway, Co-President

Alexis Werner, Secretary

Austin Hendrickson, Treasurer


Dr. Alexandra Klales, Assistant Professor, Forensic Anthropology

Professor Holly O’Neill, Assistant Professor, Chemistry

Professor Rebecca Vincent-Giles, Program Coordinator/Lecturer, Forensic Science Investigations