Sarah Kerrigan, Ph.D.

Last modified on: 01-27-2022 13:38:35

Board Member
(Forensic Science Commission)

Entered Office: 11-28-2016 Term Ends: 09-01-2023

General Information

Home Town: The Woodlands

Personal Information

Sarah Kerrigan, Ph.D. of The Woodlands is chair of the Department of Forensic Science and director of the Institute for Forensic Research, Training, and Innovation at Sam Houston State University. Previously, she was a forensic toxicologist with the California Department of Justice and Toxicology Bureau Chief for the State of New Mexico. She continues to serve on the Forensic Science Standards Board of the Organization of Scientific Area Committees for Forensic Science. She is a former president of the Society of Forensic Toxicologists and current member of the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. Kerrigan received a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, and Toxicology from the University of Hull in the United Kingdom and a Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
Reappointed 8/24/18, 9/12/19 & 1/27/22.