Henry C. Lee

Henry C. Lee

Dr. Henry C. Lee was born in China in 1938. He graduated in 1960 from the central Police College in Taiwan, Republic of China, with a major in police science. After working in Taiwan for several years as a police captain, he came to the United States to pursue further study. In 1972, he earned his BSc degree in forensic science from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York. He went on to study science and biochemistry at New York University and earned his MSc degree in 1974 and PhD in biochemistry in 1975. He holds an honorary doctoral degree conferred at the University of New Haven, Connecticut, as well as both an honorary doctoral degree and a Doctor of Human Letters degree from St. Joseph College, at West Hartford, Connecticut, and Bridgeport University, Connecticut. He also holds honorary Doctor of Law degrees from Williams College of Law, Rhode Island, and Doctor of Science from the University of New Hampshire and American International College in Springfield, Massachusetts. Dr. Lee joined the University of New Haven in 1975 as an Assistant Professor where he created the school’s forensic science department. He was granted tenure as a full professor three years later. Concurrently, Dr. Lee is the Chief Criminalist and Director of the Connecticut State Police Forensic Science Laboratory in Meriden, Connecticut. He is also a professor of the Forensic Science program at the University of New Haven and an adjunct professor at eight other universities. Dr. Lee is the recipient of many awards including the Distinguished Service Award from Taipei Taiwan Police Headquarters in 1962; the American Academy of Forensic Sciences Criminalist Sections Distinguished Criminalists Award in 1986; and the J. Donero Award from the International Association of Identification in 1989. He has received several hundred other commendations and awards. In 1992 he was elected a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. He is an editor for sev

Affiliations and Expertise

Connecticut State Police Forensic Science Laboratory, New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.A.


Authors: Henry Lee & Timothy Palmbach & Marilyn Miller Release Date: 11 Jul 2001
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