Journal of Forensic Science & Criminology

Editorial Board Member - JFSC


Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences
Tuskegee University
United States

 Adelia Bovell-Benjamin is currently a Professor of Food and Nutritional Sciences in the Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, College of Agriculture, Environment and Nutrition Sciences (CAENS), Tuskegee University, Alabama, U.S.A. At the University of California, Davis, Bovell-Benjamin earned a PhD in Nutrition with a Designated Emphasis in International Nutrition and a minor in Epidemiology. She also holds a M.S and B.S. degrees in Nutritional Science and Food and Nutrition from Queens and Brooklyn Colleges of the City University of New York, respectively. She holds postdoctoral certificates in Measuring Health Disparities, Leadership Development, and Qualitative Research from the University of Michigan, University of Georgia, and Burke Institute, respectively. Dr. Bovell-Benjamin has held several positions internationally and nationally – at the University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago; as a Community/Public Health Nutritionist in Tobago; as teacher at all levels of the school system in Trinidad and Tobago; and as a clinical dietitian in New York. Her research focuses on product development (emphasis on sweetpotato), sensory science; and diet and nutrition issues, the food environment and cancer prevention in African Americans. She has worked extensively with the sweetpotato in terms of postharvest technology, cultural aspects, sensory and nutritional aspects. She has also written extensively on the sweetpotato.

  • International nutrition
  • lipid oxidation
  • Food product development with emphasis on sensory science
  • Nutritional, dietary and cancer prevention issues among African Americans

Other Editorial Board Members - JFSC

Clare Helen Bryce

Forensic Pathologist
Division of Pathology
The University of Edinburgh
United Kingdom

Ronn Johnson

Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Creighton University Medical School
United States

Raymond A. Grimsbo

Forensic Scientist
Intermountain Forensic Laboratories
United States

Gillian Tully

Principal Forensic Services Ltd
United Kingdom

Roy G Beran

Department of Neurology
University of New South Wales

Fatima Machado

Forensic Scientist
Forensic Science Lab

Cristiana Palmela Pereira

Assistant Professor
Portuguese Institute of Legal Medicine
University of Lisboa

Syed W. Shah

Associate Professor
School of Health Sciences
Universiti Sains Malaysia

Dilek Battal

Associate Professor
Department of Toxicology
Mersin University

Kola Abimbola

College of Arts and Science
Howard University
United States
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