School of Arts and Sciences

Alicia McCarthy Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice


  • Ph. D., With a focus on Jurors’ Interpretation of Scientific Testimony, University of Dundee
  • M.B.A., Husson University
  • M.S. Criminal Justice Administration, Husson University
  • M.Sc., Forensic Science, Strathclyde University
  • M.Sc., Chemistry and Statistics (double honors), National University of Ireland


  • Certified Latent Print Examiner (CLPE)
  • Certified Footwear Examiner (CFWE)
  • Certified Senior Crime Scene Analyst (CSCSA)
  • Certified Forensic Photographer (CFPH)
  • Certified Maine Law Enforcement Instructor


Wilcox, A. M., & NicDaeid, N. (2018). Jurors’ perceptions of forensic science expert witnesses: Experience, qualifications, testimony style and credibility. Forensic science international, 291, 100-108

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