Forensics in Pop Culture with Dr. Michael Verro

Dr. Michael VerroDr. Michael Verro, criminal justice program director at Excelsior College, joins the podcast to discuss the depiction of forensics in pop culture, including whether the “CSI effect” is a real phenomenon. The discussion touches on general practice areas within the field and career opportunities for graduates of Excelsior’s new forensics concentration.

Verro, a former police officer, major crimes investigator, DEA Drug Task Force narcotics investigator, and author, specializes in criminal justice and psychology.

Listen to “Forensics in Pop Culture”:

0:58 Depiction in pop culture.

2:13 Is the CSI (or X-files) effect real?

3:17 Quincy M.E.

4:20 General practice areas.

5:12 What led Excelsior to develop a forensics concentration?

7:25 Reflecting on forensics cases.

8:30 Career opportunities for graduates.

10:00 Advice for students or those in the criminal justice field interested in forensics studies.

Show Notes

Dr. Michael Verro Expert Profile

[Podcast] Criminal Justice Career Pathways with Dr. Michael Verro

School of Public Service

Forensics Concentration

BS in Criminal Justice