Adjunct Professor, Forensic Science Program
Jill Yeakel is currently the Program Director at the Center for Forensic Science Research & Education where she organizes and operates the G. John DiGregorio Summer Science Program along with being the Course Director for several M.S.F.S. courses. She achieved her B.S. in Biology and Chemistry from Lock Haven University. She then attended Arcadia University where she earned a Master of Science in Forensic Science and was awarded the Fredric Rieders Family Renaissance Foundation Award for academic excellence. She was given the opportunity to remain at the Center for Forensic Science Research & Education post-graduation to continue her toxicological research. Through this research, Yeakel won the Society of Forensic Toxicologist’s Educational Research Award in 2009.