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PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Organizations and Advisory Committees

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1985-2000
  • American Bar Association, Section on Science and Technology, 1984-present
  • American Statistical Association (ASA), 1983-1998
  • ASA Committee on Statistical Training in Selected Professions, 1981-1983
  • ASA Committee on Law and Justice Statistics, 1987-93
  • Bar of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, Admitted 1973
  • Bar of the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, Admitted 1975
  • Oregon State Bar, Admitted 1973
  • International Conference on Forensic Inference and Statistics Program Committee, 2016-17, 2013-14, 2010-11, 2004-2005 (chair), 2001-2002, 1998-1999, 1995-1996, 1992-1993 (chair)
  • Institute of Evidence Law and Forensic Science Board of Foreign Experts, China University of Politics and Law, Beijing, 2006-2011
  • International Seminar on Evidence in Litigation, Jacob Burns Institute for Advanced Legal Studies, Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, Advisory Board, 1987-1995
  • Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) Test Development and Research Committee, 1977-1985, 1993-1995
  • LSAC Test Audit Subcommittee, 1988-95 (Chair, 1993-1995)
  • LSAC Grants Subcommittee, 2000-2003
  • National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology and the Law, National Conference on Science, Technology and the Law, Advisory Committee, 2005
  • National Commission on Forensic Science, Subcommittee on Testimony and Reporting, 2014-2017
  • National Commission on the Future of DNA Evidence, Working Group on Legal Issues (Reporter), 1998-2001
  • National Institutes of Health, grant reviewer (2007)
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Expert Working Group on Human Factors in Latent Fingerprint Analysis (Chairman, Editorial Committee) 2009-2011
  • NIST Expert Working Group on Human Factors in Handwriting Analysis, 2015-2016
  • NIST Organization of Scientific Area Committees, Legal Resource Committee, 2014–2017; Physics and Pattern Area Committee, 2016-2017
  • National Research Council Planning Group on DNA Forensic Science Update, 1993
  • National Research Council Committee on DNA Forensic Science: An Update, 1994-1996

Editorial Boards

  • Expert Evidence: The International Digest of Human Behavior Science and Law, 1992-1994
  • Journal of Legal Education, 1985-1988
  • Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science and Technology, 1985-1990 (Editor, 2005-2006, 1998-2003, 1993-1997 & 1984-85)
  • Law and Human Behavior, 1986-1988

Referee for foundations, journals and publishers, including

  • American Bar Foundation
  • The American Statistician
  • Cambridge University Press
  • Federal Judicial Center
  • Forensic Science International
  • Fulbright Program
  • Genetica
  • Hong Kong Research Grants Council
  • International Society for Applied Biological Sciences
  • Interstat
  • John Wiley & Sons
  • Journal of Empirical Legal Studies
  • Journal of the History of Biology
  • Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics
  • Journal of Legal Education
  • Journal of Legal Studies
  • Journal of Policy Analysis and Management
  • Judicature
  • Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology
  • Law and Human Behavior
  • Law and Policy
  • Law and Social Inquiry
  • Law and Society Review
  • Harvard University Press
  • Leverhulme Trust
  • Little, Brown and Company
  • National Institutes of Health
  • National Institute of Justice
  • National Science Foundation
  • Oxford University Press
  • Prentice Hall
  • Psychology, Public Policy and Law
  • Science
  • Smith Richardson Foundation
  • Springer-Verlag, Inc.
  • Water Resources Review
  • Westview Press
  • World Book Encyclopedia

Interviews with news reporters, including

Radio and Television Newspapers
  • Chicago Tribune
  • Los Angeles Times
  • New York Times
  • San Francisco Chronicle
  • USA Today
  • Wall Street Journal
  • Washington Post
News Magazines
  • Congressional Quarterly
  • National Law Journal
  • Newsweek
  • US News & World Report
Science Magazines
  • Discovery
  • Science
  • Nature
  • New Scientist
  • Technology Review
  • Wired

Penn State University

  • Graduate Faculty, Program on Forensic Science
  • University Research Council

School of Law

  • Associate Dean for Research
  • Curriculum Commitee (chair)
  • Faculty Appointments Committee
  • Faculty Tenure and Promotion Committee
  • Graduate and International Programs Committee
  • Honor Code Hearing Board (chair)
  • Law and Medicine Professor Search Committee (chair)
  • Scholarship, Teaching, and Academic Enrichment Committee (chair)
  • Strategic Planning Committee
  • Transition Committee

Arizona State University

  • Academic Computing Subcommittee, Information and Computing Services Advisory Committee, 1985-1988
  • Alumni Awards Selection Committee, 2000-2001
  • Committee for Faculty Improvement, 1977-1978
  • Council for Research and Creative Activities, 1980-1983, 1990-1993, 2005
  • Faculty Senator, 1978-1981
  • Intellectual Property Committee, 1991-1993
  • Program for Faculty Development, Advisory Panel on Microcomputers, 1984-1987, Subcommittee on Awards, 1984-1987 (chair, 1986-1987)
  • Regents' Professor Selection Committee, 1991-1993, 2000-2002 (chair, 1992-1993, 2000-2002)
  • Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure, 1996-1999 (elected)
  • University Promotion and Tenure Committee, 1980, 2006 (chair)
  • University Services Committee, 1978-1980
  • University Trial Board (chair), 1978-1979

College of Law

  • Ad Hoc Committee on Election Procedures
  • Ad Hoc Committee on Law Journals
  • Ad Hoc Committee on Growth
  • Admissions Committee (chair)
  • Advisory Personnel Committee (chair)
  • Appointments Committee
  • Computer Advisory Committee (chair)
  • Curriculum Committee (chair)
  • Dean's Advisory Council (elected)
  • Nominating Committee for Chairs and Professorships

Consulting