James and Associates, Inc.

1821 NW 36 Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
Phone: 954-485-5904
E-mail: JamesForen@aol.com

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CURRICULUM VITAE FOR STUART H. JAMES
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PERSONAL DATA

DATE OF BIRTH:
January 12, 1941

PLACE OF BIRTH:
New York City

CURRENT OCCUPATION

Forensic Scientist in Civil and Criminal Cases with James and Associates Forensic Consultants, Inc., Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES IN FORENSIC SCIENCES

  • Death Investigation and Crime Scene Reconstruction
  • Physical Evidence Examination and Photography
  • Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
  • Accelerant Detection in Fire Investigation
  • Forensic Toxicology Consultation

ACADEMIC PROFILE
 
Institution Courses/Degree Year
University of Arizona,
Tucson, Arizona
Biology/Mammalogy 1961
Hobart College
Geneva, New York
BA Biology/Chemistry 1962
St. Mary's Hospital
Tucson, Arizona
Medical Technology
M.T. (ASCP)
1963
Elmira College Graduate School,
Elmira, New York
Physical Significance of Bloodstain Evidence 1977
  Homicide Investigation 1979
  Forensic Microscopy 1979

CONTINUING EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN FORENSIC SCIENCE

Institution Course Year
United States Department of Justice
Drug Enforcement Administration
National Training Institute
McLean, Virginia
Forensic Chemistry
40 Hours
1973
Allegheny County Police Academy,
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Forensic Science
Death Investigation
40 Hours
1974
Forensic Sciences Foundation
National District Attorney's Assoc.
Snowmass, Colorado
Forensic Science
Death Investigation
40 Hours
1979
Post Graduate School of Medicine,
New York University,
New York, New York
Forensic Science
Death Investigation
40 Hours
 1980
New York State Fire Academy,
Montour Falls, New York
Fire and Arson Investigation
24 Hours
1982
Advanced Bloodstain Institute,
Laboratory of Forensic Science,
Corning, New York
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
40 Hours
1983
Colby College,
Waterville, Maine
Forensic Science
Death Investigation
40 Hours
1984
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
New York, New York
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
8 Hours
1985
Advanced Bloodstain Institute,
Laboratory of Forensic Science,
Corning, New York
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
40 Hours
1985
Colby College
Waterville, Maine
Forensic Science
Death Investigation
40 Hours
1986
Advanced Bloodstain Institute
Waterville, Maine
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
40 Hours
1987
Annual Conference
International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts,
Denver, Colorado
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
20 Hours
1988
Annual Conference
International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts,
Dallas, Texas
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
20 Hours
1989
Annual Conference
International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts,
Reno, Nevada
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
20 Hours
1990
Annual Conference
International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts,
North Miami Beach, Florida
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
12 Hours
1994
Annual Conference
Laboratory of Forensic Science,
Corning, New York
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
40 Hours
1997
Advanced Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
1998 Arnold Markle Symposium

University of New Haven and the Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science,
Mashantucket, Connecticut
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
16 Hours
1998
Annual Conference
International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts,
Tucson, Arizona
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
20 Hours
2000
Annual Conference
International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts, Tucson, Arizona
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
20 Hours
2001
Annual Conference
International Association Bloodstain Pattern Analysts
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
20 Hours
2002
Annual Conference
International Association
Bloodstain Pattern Analysts
Odessa, Texas
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
20 Hours
2003
Annual Conference
International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts, Tucson, Arizona
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
20 Hours
2004
Annual Conference
International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts,
Santa Barbara, California
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
20 Hours
2005
First International Conference
International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts
Middleburg, The Netherlands
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
20 Hours
2006
Annual Conference
International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts,
Corning, New York
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
20 Hours
2006
Annual Conference
International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts,
San Antonio, Texas
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
20 Hours
2007
Medicolegal Investigation of Death
Sponsored by Wayne State University School of Medicine
Las Vegas, Nevada
Death Investigations
24 Hours
2007
Second International Conference
International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts,
Zurich, Switzerland
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
20 Hours
2008
Annual Conference
International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts,
Boulder, Colorado
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
20 Hours
2008
Bloodstain Pattern Symposium
Midwest Forensics Resource Center
Ames, Iowa
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
24 Hours
2009
Annual Conference
International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts, Portland, Oregon
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
20 Hours
2009
Bloodstain Pattern Symposium
Midwest Forensics Resource Center
Ames, Iowa
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
24 Hours
2010
Third International Conference
International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts,
Lisbon, Portugal
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
20 Hours
2010
Annual Conference
International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts,
Atlantic City, New Jersey
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
20 Hours
2010
Annual Conference
International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts,
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
20 Hours
2011
Annual Conference
International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts,
Tucson, Arizona
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
20 Hours
2012
Fourth International Conference
International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts,
Edinburgh, Scotland
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
20 Hours
2012

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT AND EXPERIENCE
 
LOCATION  POSITION   YEARS
Bio-Science Laboratories,
Los Angeles, California
Clinical Chemist 1963 -1965
Department of Pathology
Memorial Hospital
Culver City, California
Medical Technologist 1964 - 1965
Department of Pathology
Mercy Medical Center
Orlando, Florida
Chief Technologist
Autopsy Assistant
1965-1967 
Department of Pathology
Boca Raton Community Hospital
Boca Raton, Florida
Chief Chemist
Blood Bank Supervisor 
1967-1968 
Department of Pathology
St. Francis Hospital
Wichita, Kansas
Teaching Supervisor
Autopsy Assistant 
1968-1969
Department of Pathology
Wilson Memorial Hospital
Johnson City, New York
Chief Toxicologist  1969-1975
Department of Psychology
State University of New York
Binghamton, New York
Research Associate
Forensic Scientist
 1975-1977
Department of Pathology
Binghamton General Hospital
Binghamton, New York
Supervisor of Forensic Laboratory  1977-1981
Binghamton, New York  Private Consultant
in Forensic Science 
1981-1988

FORMAL TEACHING EXPERIENCE
 
Institution Course Years
State University of New York
Binghamton, New York
Toxicology of Drugs and Alcohol 1972-1975
State University of New York
Binghamton, New York 
Applications of Forensic Toxicology 1973- 1975
State University of New York
Binghamton, New York 
Death Investigation
Physical Evidence
Forensic Toxicology
1975-1982
Broome Community College
Binghamton, New York 
Pharmacology of Drugs and Alcohol 1978
Advanced School
Law Enforcement Academy
Binghamton, New York 
Death Investigation
Physical Evidence
Forensic Toxicology
1981
Department of Law Enforcement
Training Academy
Springfield, Illinois
Basic Bloodstain Pattern Analysis 1981
Bloodstain Institute
Elmira College
Elmira, New York
Basic Bloodstain Pattern Analysis 1981
State University of New York
Binghamton, New York 
Forensic Science Extern Program 1983-1984 
Broome Community College
Binghamton, New York
Homicide Investigation 1984
Broome Community College
Binghamton, New York
Homicide Investigation 1986
Basic Recruit School
Law Enforcement Academy
Binghamton, New York 
Death Investigation
Crime Scene Reconstruction
1986
Vestal Senior High School
Vestal, New York 
Visiting Lecturer in Forensic Science 1984-1988 
Corning Community College
Corning, New York
Visiting Lecturer in Forensic Science 1987-1988
Tampa Police Academy
Tampa, Florida
Basic Bloodstain Pattern Analysis 1990
Oakland County Sheriff's Department
Pontiac, Michigan 
Basic Bloodstain Pattern Analysis 1990
Southern Police Institute
University of Louisville
Louisville, Kentucky
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis 1993
Institute of Police Technology and Management
University of North Florida
Tampa, Florida
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
Crime Scene Processing
1993
Law Enforcement Training Systems
Palm Beach Community College
West Palm Beach, Florida 
Crime Scene Processing
Collection and Preservation of Evidence
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
1994
Criminal Justice Institute
St. Petersburg Jr. College
St. Petersburg, Florida 
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis 1995
Criminal Justice Department
Fox Valley Technical College
Appleton, Wisconsin 
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Course 1998
Criminal Justice Department
Troy State University
Troy, Alabama
Forensic Science Summer Internship Program 2000
Henry C. Lee Insitute of Forensic Science
University of New Haven
West Haven, Connecticut
Geometric Interpretation of Human Bloodstain Patterns 2001
Centre of Forensic Sciences
Toronto, Ontario
Canada
Basic Bloodstain Pattern Analysis for Forensic Scientists I
2001
Centre of Forensic Sciences
Toronto, Ontario
Canada
Basic Bloodstain Pattern Analysis for Forensic Scientists II
2001
Politie LSOP Institute for Criminal Investigation and Crime Science
Zutphen, The Netherlands
Basic Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Course
2001
Politie LSOP Institute for Criminal Investigation and Crime Science
Zutphen, The Netherlands
Advanced Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Course
2001
Criminal Justice Department
Fox Valley Technical College
Appleton, Wisconsin
Basic Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Course 2001
Mid-Atlantic Association of Forensic Scientists Fall Workshop
Baltimore, Maryland

Bloodstain Analysis
Crime Scene to Bench Work
2002
Criminal Justice Department
Fox Valley Technical College
Appleton, Wisconsin
Basic Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Course 2002
University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Newcastle upon Tyne
England, UK

Advanced Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Course 2003
Suffolk University
Boston, Massachusetts
Advanced Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Course 2004
James and Associates
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Intern Program 2004-2005
Redmond Police Department
Redmond, Oregon
Basic Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Course 2005
Pennsylvania State Police
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Advanced Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Course 2005
Metropolitan Police
London, England
Basic Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Course 2005
Austin Police Department
Austin, Texas
Basic Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Course 2005
Tombull Police Department
Tombull, Texas
Advanced Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Course 2006
Western Australia Police Academy
Perth, Western Australia
Advanced Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Course 2006
Metropolitan Police
London, England
Advanced Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Course 2006
San Diego County Sheriff's Department
San Diego, California
Advanced Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Course 2006
Des Moines Police Department
Des Moines, Iowa
Basic Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Course 2007
Douglas County Sheriff's Office
Omaha, Nebraska
Basic Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Course 2007
University of South Florida
Tampa, Florida
Basic Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Course 2008
Elmira College
Elmira, New York
Advanced Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Course 2008
Metropolitan Police
London, England
Basic Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Course 2008
Elmira College
Elmira, New York
Advanced Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Course 2009
Metropolitan Police
London, England
Advanced Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Course 2009
James and Associates
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Summer Intern Program 2012
Johnson County Sheriff's Office
Olathe, Kansas
Advanced Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Course 2012
Metropolitan Police
London, England
Advanced Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Course 2012
Korps Politie
Oranjestad, Aruba
Basic Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Course 2008

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

  • The American Academy of Forensic Sciences. Fellow Toxicology Section.
  • The International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts.
  • Charter and Distinguished Member and Historian.
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
  • Board Member of the Broome County, New York Drug Awareness Center. 1970-1980.
  • Board Member of the State University of New York at Binghamton Drug Council, 1971-1979.
  • Exhibitor in the Scientific Section at the American Medical Association Conference, New York, New York, 1973.
  • Exhibitor in the Scientific Section at the American Academy of Pediatrics, Chicago, Illinois, 1973.
  • Medical Volunteer and Toxicologist in the Medical Facility at the Watkins Glen, New York Rock Concert, 1973.
  • Medical Volunteer and Toxicologist in the Medical Facility at the Peter Frampton Rock Concert at JFK Stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1975.
  • Member of the HEW Committee for Medical Care at Large Youth Gatherings in Washington, D.C. 1973.
  • Consultant to the Southern Tier of New York State Regional Criminal Justice Planning Board, Binghamton, New York, 1975- 1981
  • Member of the New York State Crime Laboratory Advisory Board, 1975-1981.
  • Member of the Board of Editors of the American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, 1988- 1991.
  • Consulting Bloodstain Analyst to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Tallahassee, Florida, 1990-1997
  • Participant in Forensic Science Mentor Program for the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 1998-1999.
  • Member of the Forensic Science Review Board for CRC Press, LLC, Boca Raton, Florida 1999-present.
  • Member of Scientific Working Group for Bloodstain Pattern Analysis (SWGSTAIN) sponsored by the FBI, Quantico, Virginia 2002-present.
  • Member of the Daubert Committee for the International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts, 2003-present.
  • Editor of the International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts News, 2004-2010.
  • Editor of the Journal of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, 2011- present.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
  • Licensed as Medical Technologist with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists Board of Registry.
  • Licensed as Legal Blood Alcohol Analyst for the State of New York, 1973-1981.
  • Appointed as Special Deputy Sheriff in Broome County, New York, 1981-1988.
  • Certified as Competent Forensic Expert in the Discipline of Bloodstain Pattern Interpretation by the Institute on the Physical Significance of Human Bloodstain Evidence, a division of the Laboratory of Forensic Science in Corning, New York in 1997.
  • Elected a Distinguished Member of the International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts, 2004.
INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE IN THE FORENSIC SCIENCES

In conjunction with the International Consortium for Education and Florida Atlantic University at Boca Raton, Florida, Forensic Science was studied in Italy, Germany, France, and England during the summer of 1978. Institutions visited included local Police Departments, Police Training Centers, Medical Examiner Offices, and Forensic Laboratories in each country. These studies and information exchanges included visits to the Landeskriminalamp in Munich, Germany, Interpol in St. Cloud, France, the Home Office Research Establishment in Aldermaston, England, and the Metropolitan Police Laboratory in London, England.

GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION OF CONSULTATION AND COURT TESTIMONY IN BLOODSTAIN PATTERN ANALYSIS AND FORENSIC SCIENCE
 
CONSULTATION CONSULTATION AND TESTIMONY
Alabama
Alaska Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas Arkansas
California California
Colorado
Connecticut Connecticut
Delaware Delaware
District of Columbia District of Columbia
Florida Florida
Georgia Georgia
Hawaii Hawaii
Idaho Idaho
Illinois Illinois
Indiana Indiana
Iowa
Kansas Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana Louisiana
Maine
Maryland Maryland
Massachusetts Massachusetts
Michigan Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri Missouri
Montana
Nebraska Nebraska
Nevada Nevada
New Hampshire  
New Jersey New Jersey
New Mexico New Mexico
New York New York
North Carolina North Carolina
Ohio Ohio
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee Tennessee
Texas
Utah Utah
Vermont Vermont
Virginia Virginia
Washington Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin Wisconsin
Wyoming

 FOREIGN COUNTRIES AND U.S. TERRITORIES

CONSULTATION CONSULTATION AND TESTIMONY
Kandahar, Afghanistan
Republic of South Korea Republic of South Korea
Sydney, Australia
Kingston, Canada
Toronto, Canada Toronto, Canada
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Newfoundland
San Juan, Puerto Rico
St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Mannheim, Germany Mannheim, Germany
Tuzla, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
London, United Kingdom

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