March 15, 2014
First United Methodist Church
1004 North Mays Street
Round Rock, Texas
Colleen Fitzpatrick, PhD
Colleen Fitzpatrick, PhD, is a Forensic Genealogist who has been recognized in the international press for her work with the Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory on identifying the remains found in the Alaskan crash of Northwest Flight 4422. Retired from the optical industry in 2005, she now assists non-profits, military organizations, and law enforcement agencies with forensic identification. Colleen has been instrumental in exposing two high-profile Holocaust literary frauds. She has consulted on many high-profile DNA identification efforts, including the identification of the Unknown Child on the Titanic, as well as the Abraham Lincoln DNA project.
Colleen’s first book Forensic Genealogy has become a classic, a must-have for professional and casual genealogists alike. She is also the author of The Dead Horse Investigation: Forensic Photo Analysis for Everyone and co-author of DNA & Genealogy.
Colleen will demonstrate that you don’t have to be a rocket scientist to solve some of your most puzzling family mysteries. You will arrive at Colleen’s talks a genealogist–you will leave a forensic genealogist.