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Due to forecasted winter weather, the UCO campus will be closed Wednesday, Feb. 1. All offices will be closed and all classes are canceled.

Instructor

University of Central Oklahoma
kjones78@uco.edu (405) 974-6924 Forensic Science Institute STEM 212 , Box 203

About

Keisha Jones is an instructor for the Forensic Science Institute, teaching courses related to crime scene investigations. She is also the capstone coordinator for forensic science majors, which involves the placement of students at practicum sites and the administration of the forensic science comprehensive exam. Jones is the former academic advisor for the institute and currently serves as the faculty advisor for the Alpha Chapter of Delta Delta Epsilon international honor society for forensic sciences.

Classes Taught

  • Crime Scene Processing
  • Advanced Crime Scene Processing
  • Forensic Science Analysis and Lab
  • Internship in Forensic Science

Education and Certifications

  • M.S. with Honors, Forensic Science, University of Central Oklahoma 
  • B.S., Chemistry, Oklahoma State University 

Experience

Keisha is the former director of the Midwest City Police Department Crime Lab, where she supervised personnel in the technical investigations unit and property and evidence room. She has extensive experience as a crime scene investigator and in evidence processing. She earned her certification as a crime scene investigator through the International Association for Identification. Keisha has conducted multiple cold case reviews and played a key role in solving one of her agency's most prolific cold cases. She has also been a program guest on several crime shows. Prior to her forensics career, Keisha worked in research and development at Kerr-McGee Corp. and served as a U.S. congressional intern in Washington, D.C.

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Oklahoma Division of the International Association for Identification, Chairman of the Board
  • National Society of Women in Forensic Science, Founding Member

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