Dr. Ted Yeshion is a Professor of Forensic Science at Edinboro University in Pennsylvania, in the Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice. Dr. Yeshion has shared his 40 years’ experience as a forensic scientist, crime laboratory director, special agent, and forensic consultant with thousands of students throughout the years at Science Exploration Day.

Dr. Yeshion has an international reputation as a leading forensics expert in the application and interpretation of Luminol, a presumptive blood test, which has been the focus of his presentations at Science Exploration Day. He has appeared on local and national news and radio stations and is a noted author and international lecturer.

As a Fellow of the Edinboro University Institute for Forensic Sciences, Dr. Yeshion is involved in research, scholarly efforts and public and professional awareness of various forensic activities, expertise and related academic programs at the University.

Dr. Yeshion earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Pre-Medical
Biology from York College of the City University of New York, a Master of Science degree in Forensic Science from George Washington University, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

His career also includes positions with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation as a Special Agent/Forensic Serologist and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.