Alex joined Anglia Ruskin University as an associate lecturer in September 2020, becoming a full-time lecturer in crime and investigative studies in August 2023. Additionally, Alex is an active search technician and first responder for Cambridge Search and Rescue.
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Alex graduated with a first-class honours degree in Forensic Science from Anglia Ruskin University, undertaking a final year project comparing the effects of different aquatic environments on the decomposition of porcine tissue. Upon completion of his undergraduate degree, he was immediately asked to return to assist in the delivery of taught content as a laboratory demonstrator. Alongside his demonstrating and his later promotion to an associate lecturer, Alex completed a Masters degree in Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology from University College London. His final project was entitled “Sink or Swim: An unironically dry investigation into the impact of inland aquatic environments on criminal investigations in England and Wales.” He is currently undertaking a PG Certificate in Learning and Teaching (Higher Education).
Alongside his studies and teaching, Alex has gained experience outside of academia. He is a member of multiple active working groups including the Cranfield Recovery and Identification of Conflict Casualties (CRICC), and Cambridgeshire Search and Rescue. Alongside these teams, Alex has undertaken a deployment to Sicily for the repatriation of WW2 remains, has played an active role in numerous high-risk missing persons investigations, and has undertaken multiple attachments with local police forces.
At ARU he is a Lecturer in Crime and Investigative Studies and Employability Lead for Forensic and Investigative Courses.
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