Last updated on: 3/4/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Dwight E. Adams, PhD Biography

Title:
Assistant Director of the Laboratiory Division at the FBI
Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of May 2005

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Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Section Chief for the Forensic Science Research and Training Center, Quantico, VA; Chief of The Scientific Analysis Section; Deputy Assistant Director, “Acting” Director of the FBI Laboratory, FBI Headquarters, 1997-present
  • Supervisor of the Interstate Theft Squad and Multi-agency Interstate Theft Task Force, FBI’s Newark Division, 1994-1996
  • Member, DNA Advisory Board, established by DNA Identification Act of 1994
  • Examiner and Chief, FBI DNA Analysis Unit, 1987-1993
  • FBI’s Memphis and Washington DC, Field Offices of FBI, 1983-1987
  • First FBI Agent to testify in court on DNA analysis
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Forensic Sciences
  • Editor, Forensic Science Communications
  • Commissioner on the Attorney General’s National Commission on the Future of DNA Evidence
Education:
  • PhD in Biology, University of Oklahoma, 1982
  • MS, Illinois State University, 1979
  • BS, University of Central Oklahoma, 1977
Other:
  • None found