Joanna L Collins, MFS, F-AAFS Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Company: LINUS Investigations and Consulting
  • Phone: 210-858-5125
  • Cell: 703-986-7503
  • Fax: 830-438-4220
  • Website: www.linusinvestigations.com
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Forensic Science and Investigation

Specialty Focus: Medicolegal death investigations, sexual assault , child sexual & physical abuse, crime scene investigation, evidence integrity, child forensic interviewing, investigative case review, law enforcement & criminal justice, crime scene reconstruction, int'l training & course development, expert witness

Education: Master of Forensic Sciences, The George Washington University; Bachelor of Business Administration, Texas A&M University; Fellowship in Medicolegal Death Investigations, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Office of the Armed Forces Medical Examiner; Internships, Baltimore Medical Examiner's Office, MD; and Cook County Medical Examiner's Office, IL

Years in Practice: 22


Additional Information

Former supervisory special agent with expertise in forensic sciences, forensics program management, criminal investigations, crime scene management & processing, expert testimony, training course development/instruction, medicolegal death investigations, sexual assault investigations, child physical & sexual abuse investigations, & child forensic interviewing. Adjunct professor; George Washington University, Dept of Forensic Sciences: graduate-level medicolegal death investigations, and child physical / sexual abuse investigations. Fellow & section officer with the American Academy of Forensic Science. TS/SCI w/ polygraph.