Forensic Science involves the application of several scientific disciplines and can be rightly said as amalgamation of several branches of science used for the purposes of justice.
This post may be useful for some last minute preparations. During my analysis of question papers of various entrance exams for M.Sc Forensic Science, I found out at least one question of this type in majority of them.
The following is a list of people who are considered fathers of Various Fields of Forensic Science.
Fathers of Various Fields of Forensic Science
|Father of Forensic Science||Bernard Spilsbury|
|Father of Toxicology|
Modern Father of Toxicology
|Father of Criminal Identification System||Alphonse Bertillon|
|Father of Ballistics||Calvin Hooker Goddard|
|Father of Fingerprints||Francis Galton|
|Father of Forensic Odontology||Oscar Amoedo|
|Father of Forensic Anthropology||Thomas Dwight|
|Father of Forensic Medicine||Paolo Zacchia|
|Father of Forensic Accounting||Frank John Wilson|
|Father of Forensic Psychology||Hugo Munsterberg|
|Father of Forensic photography||Alphonse Bertillon|
|Father of Forensic Serology||Arthur Mourant|
|Father of DNA Fingerprinting||Alec John Jeffreys|
|Father of Questioned Documents||Albert S. Osborn|
|Father of Criminalistics||Hans Gross|
|Father of Firearm and tool mark examination||Calvin H. Goddard|
|Father of Criminology||Cesare Lombroso|
|Father of Explosives||Alfred Nobel|
|Father of Computer Forensics||Michael Anderson|
|Father of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis||Dr. Eduard Piotrowski|
|Father of Forensic Podiatry||Norman H. Gunn|
|Father of Forensic Entomology||Bernard Greenberg|
|Father of Forensic Geology||Ray Murray|
|Father of Forensic Linguistics||Jan Svartvik|
|Father of Forensic Nursing||Virginia Lynch|
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