Our Mission

The California Forensic Science Institute (CFSI) at California State University, Los Angeles is committed to the advancement of the forensic sciences through a multidisciplinary program that focuses on research development, professional training, student support, and community engagement. We are dedicated to upholding the highest professional, scientific, and academic standards in our service to the University, forensic science profession, and justice community.


Katherine A. Roberts, Ph.D.
Professor and Director, MS Degree Program in Criminalistics
Executive Director, CFSI
School of Criminal Justice and Criminalistics
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive I Los Angeles, CA 90032
T 323.343.4625 I [email protected]