Dr. Theresa Stotesbury is an Assistant Professor and early career researcher in the Faculty of Sciences – Forensic Science Program at Ontario Tech University in Canada. She completed a Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science and PhD in Materials Science at Trent University (Canada), and also completed a Master of Science in Forensic Science at the University of Auckland (New Zealand).
Theresa’s research group characterizes how biological tissues, like blood, degrade in the environment and finds innovative ways to use this information to help with forensic investigations. Her research group also focuses on developing novel biomaterials, like forensic blood substitutes, for training and research applications. Theresa regularly collaborates with members of the BPA and other forensic communities and has held a previous appointment of Research Scientist at the Ontario Provincial Police.