Adjunct Professor, Forensic Science Program
Heather Harris is an independent forensic chemistry consultant and a PA licensed attorney. Harris holds a Master of Forensic Science from The George Washington University, where she was also a laboratory and recitation instructor in the Department of Chemistry. She then went on to the Bexar County Criminal Investigation Laboratory in San Antonio, Texas, where she was a Forensic Scientist working primarily in drug analysis and clandestine lab analysis. Upon relocating to Philadelphia, Ms. Harris began working at NMS Labs as a Forensic Chemist. It was also at this time that she attended Temple University’s Beasley School of Law. After successfully passing the PA bar exam, Harris began working independently as a forensic chemistry consultant for the Defender Association of Philadelphia as well as a number of private attorneys. She is also practicing law in Philadelphia in the areas of criminal and transactional law.