In the sixth episode of Just Science, funded by the National Institute of Justice’s Forensic Technology Center of Excellence [Award 2016-MU-BX-K110], guest speaker Dr. Paul Speaker discusses the FORESIGHT program. Dr. Speaker, an Associate Professor at West Virginia University, will describe how The FORESIGHT program helps crime laboratories manage their finances and track their performance by using data. This episode will stress the importance of knowing business jargon, and how it can help crime laboratories persuade policy makers.
Dr. Paul J. Speaker is a faculty member of the West Virginia University Finance Department. Dr. Speaker also holds the position of Vice President of Operations Management Consultants LLC and the position of President of Forensic Science Management Consultants, LLC, which specializes in the business of forensics using the forensics of business.
Dr. Speaker’s research activity is concentrated in economic modeling, including regulated industries, business valuation, process engineering, financial institutions, the role of not-for-profit institutions, the impact of technology, and the business of forensics. His teaching areas include corporate finance and business valuation. He has been active with curriculum design, integration of course work, and developments in distance learning technology.
Contact Dr Paul Speaker: Paul.Speaker@mail.wvu.edu