Suzanne Bell, Ph.D.
Chemistry Adjunct Professor
Ph.D. New Mexico State University
Fellow, American Academy of Forensic Sciences
Member of the National Commission on Forensic Science
Research interests in forensic chemistry and ion mobility spectroscopy. Recent news at http://wvutoday.wvu.edu/n/2013/02/06/wvu-chemist-takes-aim-at-more-accurate-test-for-gunshot-residue
Analytical and forensic chemistry
“Ion Mobility Spectrometry as a Tool in Evaluating the Efficacy of Cleaning Protocol for Clandestine Methamphetamine Laboratory Remediation”, McCall, Holly; Moran, Jordan; Yeager, Brittany; Bell, Suzanne, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (2013), 10(1), 26-35.
“Characterization and validation of ion mobility spectrometry in methamphetamine clandestine laboratory remediation”, Moran, Jordan; McCall, Holly; Yeager, Brittany; Bell, Suzanne, Talanta (2012), 100, 196-206.
“Preliminary evaluation of the persistence of organic gunshot residue”, Arndt, James; Bell, Suzanne; Crookshanks, Lindsey; Lovejoy, Marco; Oleska, Casey; Tulley, Tanya; Wolfe, Drew, Forensic Science International (2012), 222(1-3), 137-145.
Nishikawa, RK; Bell, SC; Kraner, JC and Callery, PS; “Potential Biomarkers of Smoked Fentanyl Utilizing Pyrolysis Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry”, Journal of Analytical Toxicology 2009, 33(8), 418-422.
Bell, S.; Gayton-Ely, M.; Nida, C. “Bioassays for Bombmakers: Proof of Concept.” Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 2009, 395(2), 401-409.
Bell, S. C.; Nawrocki, H. D.; Morris, K. B. “Forensic discrimination of glass using cathodoluminescence and CIE LAB color coordinates: A feasibility study ” Forensic Science International 2009, 189(1-3), 93-99.
Bell, S. “Forensic Chemistry”, Annual Reviews in Analytical Chemistry 2009, 2, 297-319.
Bell, S.C. Forensic Chemistry, 2nd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2012.
Bell, S. Dictionary of Forensic Science, Oxford University Press, in press, 2012.