Shawna Bolton, Ph.D.

Shawna BoltonAssistant Professor, 
Forensic Science Coordinator

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


Contact Information:

Phone: 408-924-8974
Office: HB 210A

Fall 2024 Office Hours: TBA


About Dr. Shawna Bolton:

Dr. 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.

Areas of Interest: 

  • Investigation of Postmodern Molecular Biology and Its Application in Criminal Justice
  • Forensic Anthropology
  • Forensic Taphonomy
  • Biology

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