Krystal James, Founding Member and Assistant Secretary
Krystal James is a Trinidad-born Forensic Scientist. Ms. James is a graduate of the University of the Southern Caribbean, Maracus St. Joseph, where she received a BSc in Biology. An accumulation of her early interest in science and law, combined with her curiosity and being an avid problem solver, steered her into the choice of an exciting career. Ms. James then furthered her studies at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica in the field of Forensic Science specializing in Molecular Biology.
Exploring fields in Forensic Science, Ms. James had a greater interest in Death Investigation. Ms. James was afforded an internship opportunity at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Manhattan, New York under the Investigative Unit. As a Forensic Scientist/Death Investigator Ms. James continues to attend Forensic Science Conferences, sharing her research while learning from others. Ms. James gives Forensic Science lectures to High School students in her country in an effort to promote study in this field. Ms James would like to see better Forensic Science practices in all fields throughout the Caribbean. This would aim towards a reduction in crime, using Science to serve Justice.