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Thomas Mauriello

Senior Lecturer, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

College of Behavioral and Social Sciences


Criminology and Criminal Justice

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Tom Mauriello is a senior lecturer in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice and manages the department's Teaching Crime Laboratory.

A sought-after forensic sciences consultant, Mauriello is regularly interviewed by media and has appeared on ABC World News, CBS Sunday Morning News, and Fox and MSNBC cable shows. He has been featured on television documentaries, including The Discovery Channel’s “The Lizzie Borden Murders,” and Investigation Discovery Channel’s series “Forensics: You Decide.”

Mauriello is author of "Criminal Investigation Handbook Strategy, Law and Science" and "The Dollhouse Murders." In 2011, Mauriello formed a forensic consultant company, ForensIQ, Inc., which provides forensic investigation services; criminal case and evidence assessments; security and counterintelligence services; education, training and motivational public speaking; and news media, film, and TV production consultation.

In 2012, Mauriello retired from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) after 30 years of service. His assignments with DoD included special agent, chief of police, senior polygraph examiner, congressional staff investigator for the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, and chief of polygraph for the Associate Directorate for Security and Counterintelligence. He is a former police officer and criminal investigator.


M.A. Forensic Sciences, The George Washington University

B.A. Criminology, Suffolk University

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