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Dr. Ira S. Lurie

Research Professor
Address: Somers Residence Hall
2100 Foxhall Road, NW
Somers Hall
Washington, District Of Columbia
Phone: 202-994-3791
[email protected]

Dr. Ira S. Lurie is a Research Professor of Forensic Sciences at The George Washington University.  Professor Lurie has a BA in chemistry from Queens College, a MS in chemistry from Rutgers University and a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.  He recently retired from USA Drug Enforcement Administration where he served for almost 40 years as a forensic chemist.  During his tenure with the DEA, where he served as the agency’s expert in liquid phase separations, Dr. Lurie has co-edited a book, and authored or co-authored 7 book chapters and over 60 peer reviewed articles.  Professor Lurie has testified more than 40 times in state courts, federal courts and in Singapore.  He is fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) and a member of the editorial board of the Open Forensic Science Journal.  Dr. Lurie is the winner of the 2015 Paul L Kirk award, the highest form of recognition one can receive from the Criminalistics Section of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences.