Shawna Bolton, Ph.D.

Dr. Shawna Bolton

Assistant Professor,
Forensic Science Coordinator

Ph.D., University of Wolverhampton; Wolverhampton, UK


Shawna Bolton is an Associate Professor at San José State University, working in Forensic Science. She received her Ph.D. in Forensic Science from the University of Wolverhampton (United Kingdom) in 2015.



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Office Hours Fall 2021: M/W 12:00-1:00 or by appointment.  Zoom







Forensic Anthropology; Forensic Taphonomy; Biology


Research Interests

Investigation of Postmodern Molecular Biology and Its Application in Crimnal Justice


Selected Publications

A Qualitative Research Study of Students’ Utilization of Space within a New Campus Student Center”:Research conducted for Qualitative Research Methods, Radford
University, 2007

“Religious Influence and Sexual Victimization of College Women”: Research conducted for Quantitative Research Methods, Radford University, 2008