Journal of Forensic Science & Criminology

Editorial Board Member - JFSC


Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences
Tuskegee University
United States

 Adelia Bovell-Benjamin is currently a Professor of Food and Nutritional Sciences in the Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, College of Agriculture, Environment and Nutrition Sciences (CAENS), Tuskegee University, Alabama, U.S.A. At the University of California, Davis, Bovell-Benjamin earned a PhD in Nutrition with a Designated Emphasis in International Nutrition and a minor in Epidemiology. She also holds a M.S and B.S. degrees in Nutritional Science and Food and Nutrition from Queens and Brooklyn Colleges of the City University of New York, respectively. She holds postdoctoral certificates in Measuring Health Disparities, Leadership Development, and Qualitative Research from the University of Michigan, University of Georgia, and Burke Institute, respectively. Dr. Bovell-Benjamin has held several positions internationally and nationally – at the University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago; as a Community/Public Health Nutritionist in Tobago; as teacher at all levels of the school system in Trinidad and Tobago; and as a clinical dietitian in New York. Her research focuses on product development (emphasis on sweetpotato), sensory science; and diet and nutrition issues, the food environment and cancer prevention in African Americans. She has worked extensively with the sweetpotato in terms of postharvest technology, cultural aspects, sensory and nutritional aspects. She has also written extensively on the sweetpotato.

  • International nutrition
  • lipid oxidation
  • Food product development with emphasis on sensory science
  • Nutritional, dietary and cancer prevention issues among African Americans

Other Editorial Board Members - JFSC


Assistant Professor
Department of Forensics and Investigative Genetics
University of North Texas Health Science Center
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Raymond A. Grimsbo

Forensic Scientist
Intermountain Forensic Laboratories
United States

Kristian Linnet

Department of Forensic Medicine
University of Copenhagen

Gillian Tully

Principal Forensic Services Ltd
United Kingdom

Clemente Maia S. Fernandes

Sao Paulo State University
Araraquara, Sau Paulo

Dilek Battal

Associate Professor
Department of Toxicology
Mersin University

Clare Helen Bryce

Forensic Pathologist
Division of Pathology
The University of Edinburgh
United Kingdom

Richard A. Gould

Department of Anthropology
Brown University
United states

Peter R. Valentin

Department of Forensic Science
University of New Haven
United States

Altayeb Ahmed

Associate Professor
Department of Basic Medical Sciences
King Saudi Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
Saudi Arabia
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