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QUALIFICATIONS OF ROY FENOFF

Roy Fenoff is a Diplomate of and certified by the Board of Forensic Document Examiners (BFDE).The BFDE's certification program is accredited by the Forensic Specialties Accreditation Board. Roy is skilled in handwriting identifications and has more than 15 years of scientific training and research experience. 

EXPERT TESTIMONY

Roy has been court qualified as a handwriting and forensic document examination expert in both federal and state courts in the following states: Colorado, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming.

EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy – Criminal Justice, 2008 to present
          Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
          Area(s) of specialization: Anti-Counterfeiting, Forgery, Fraud and Forensic Science

Graduate Certificate – Anti-Counterfeiting Strategy and Product Protection Criminology, 2012
         Michigan State University, School of Criminal Justice, East Lansing, Michigan

Graduate Certificate – Forensic Document Examination, 2011
         East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee
         Primary Trainer: Dr. Larry Miller

Master of Science – Medical/Veterinary Entomology, 2007
         University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming

Bachelor of Arts – Criminal Justice, 2004
         University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

Bachelor of Science – Entomology, 2002
         University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

ROY’S SPECIFIC AREAS OF TRAINING, AMONG OTHERS

Handwriting Identification and Comparison
Signature Comparison
Anonymous and Disguised Writing
Altered Numbers
Document Alteration       
Discriminating Elements of Handwriting
Factors that Affect Writing
Drugs and handwriting    
Forgery Detection Techniques      
Microscopy and lighting techniques

Typewriter Identification, e-signatures
Court Procedures, Report Writing
Ethics in Business and the Legal System
Demonstrative Evidence, Expert Testimony
Preparation of Documents for Court
Printing Processes, Ink analysis
Whiteout Text Recovery, Digital Techniques
Document Image Enhancement
Identity Theft and Fraud
Other Aspects of Fraud

PROFICIENCY TESTING

2013 – Participated in the proficiency testing program of Collaborative Testing Services, Inc. (CTS).

2011 – Participated in the proficiency testing program of ST2AR: Skill-Task Training Assessment & Research, Inc.

2008 – Participated in the proficiency testing program of Collaborative Testing Services, Inc. (CTS).

2007 - Participated in the proficiency testing program of the Forensic Expertise Profiling Laboratory
          at Latrobe University in Australia.

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

American College of Forensic Examiners Institute
American Society of Criminology
American Society for Industrial Security
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Entomological Society of America
International Graphonomics Society
International Standards Organization
          Technical Committee 247 – Fraud Controls and Countermeasures
Midwestern Criminal Justice Association
National Association of Document Examiners
Puerto Rico Forensic Sciences Association

HONOR SOCIETIES AND AWARDS

Alpha Phi Sigma Honor Society (2011 Inductee – Michigan Chapter)
Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society (2006 Inductee – Wyoming Chapter)
McNair Scholar – University of Wyoming (1997-1999)

RECENT CONFERENCES AND SYMPOSIUMS

National Association of Document Examiners Annual Conference – April 23-27, 2013
American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting – November 14-17, 2012
Mid-Western Criminal Justice Association Annual Meeting - September 27 - September 29, 2012
American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting – November 16-19, 2011
Association of Forensic Document Examiners Annual Conference – November 3-6, 2011
Mid-Western Criminal Justice Association Annual Meeting - September 29 - October 1, 2011
Michigan State University, School of Criminal Justice, 75th Anniversary Symposium - April 15, 2011
American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting – November 17-20, 2010
Mid-Western Criminal Justice Association Annual Meeting - September 23-25, 2010
Association of Forensic Document Examiners Annual Conference – October 14-17, 2010
American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting – November 4-7, 2009
National Association of Document Examiners Annual Conference – May 16-20, 2007

RECENT CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Fenoff, R. S. and Spink, J. (2011). “Identity document standardization: Naming standards. Michigan State University, School of Criminal Justice, 75th Anniversary Symposium. April 15, 2011. East Lansing, Michigan.

Wilson, J. M. and R. Fenoff (2010). “The economic effects of pharmaceutical counterfeiting in Africa.” International Conference on International Organized Crime: The African Experience. December 10-12, 2010. Courmayeur Mont Blanc, Italy.

Fenoff, R. S. and Wilson, J. (2010). “What is the role of domestic law enforcement agencies in combating product counterfeiting.” Annual American Society for Criminology Meeting. November 17-20, 2010. San Francisco, California.

Fenoff, R. S. and M. Nalla (2010). “Police training in forgery and document fraud.” Annual Mid-Western Criminal Justice Association Meeting. September 23-25, 2010. Chicago, Illinois.

Fenoff, R., and M. L. Gore (2009). “Police corruption and illegal logging in protected forest areas.” Annual American Society for Criminology Meeting. November 4-7, 2009. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Wilson, J. M., & Fenoff, R. (2011). The health and economic effects of counterfeit pharmaceuticals in Africa. Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection Program Backgrounder Series. Global Edge Business Review, Vol. 5,No. 6.

Fenoff, R., & Wilson, J. (2011). Counterfeit pharmaceuticals: Examining the multi-dimensional risk to African nations. In L. Kennedy & E. McGarrell (Ed.), Crime and terrorism risk: Studies in criminology and criminal justice.

Fenoff, R., & Wilson, J. (2009). Africa’s counterfeit pharmaceutical epidemic: The road ahead.
Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection Program Paper Series
, East Lansing, Michigan: Michigan State University.

ADDITIONAL FORENSIC SCIENCE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Along with his extensive and continuous training in forensic document examination, Roy Fenoff has numerous hours of research and work further strengthening his training and knowledge of the theories and principles involved in the scientific method and the process of identification.

The following graduate level coursework was completed under the guidance of Wyoming State Forensic Anthropologist and University of Wyoming Professor, Dr. George Gill.

Human Osteology
University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming - 2005

Forensic Anthropology
University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming - 2005

Forensic Anthropology Diagnostic Laboratory
University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming - 2006

Human Variation
University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming – 2006

 

For a more detailed copy of Roy’s current Curriculum Vitae please give him a call at (307) 399-5532, or email him at expert@royfenoff.com


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