Journal of Forensic Science & Criminology

Editorial Board Member - JFSC


Assistant Professor
School of Forensic Sciences
Oklahoma State University
United States

Dr. Ron Thrasher directs the Forensic Psychology Program at the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, School of Forensic Sciences and is also a Visiting Assistant Professor for the OSU Department of Sociology. He received a Ph.D. specializing in Social Psychology/Crime & Deviance at Oklahoma State University, where he also received a master’s degree specializing in criminal offender treatment and a bachelor’s degree with a double emphasis in biology and psychology. Dr. Thrasher obtained a Criminal Justice Diploma from the University of Virginia while attending the FBI National Academy, Quantico, VA. His areas of expertise include behavioral analysis of violent crime scenes, offender profiling, group deviant behavior, and violent and serial criminal offenders. His writing appears in various publications, and he is a frequent presenter at national, regional, and state conferences. He is also involved in a number of community and professional organizations and currently serves as President of the Payne/Logan County Drug Court. His experience also includes 33 years of service with the Stillwater (OK) Police Department, where he ultimately retired as Deputy Chief of Police.


Forensic Psychology
Group Deviant Behavior
Therapeutic Jurisprudence
Violent & Serial Criminal Offenders
Process & Outcome Program Evaluation Research
Theory and Application of Community Policing & Problem Solving
School/Workplace Violence, Assessment, Prediction, Theory, Prevention, & Training

Other Editorial Board Members - JFSC

Peter R. Valentin

Department of Forensic Science
University of New Haven
United States

Sarah Hall

Senior Lecturer
Department of Life Sciences
Anglia Ruskin University
United Kingdom

Ronn Johnson

Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Creighton University Medical School
United States

Randazzo Antonio

Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacy
University of Naples Federico II


Assistant Professor
Department of Forensics and Investigative Genetics
University of North Texas Health Science Center
United States

Paraj V. Mandrekar

Research Scientist
Genetic Identity team
Promega Corporation
United States

Davit Melkumyan

Head of Arson and Explosives expertises
Department of the National Bureau of Expertises
National Academy of Sciences(NAS)

Jill Slay

Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment
University of South Australia

Raymond A. Grimsbo

Forensic Scientist
Intermountain Forensic Laboratories
United States

Maria Ioannou

Senior Lecturer
University of Huddersfield
United Kingdom
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