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Eric C. Person, Ph.D.

Office Location: Science Building Room 244
Office Phone: 559.278.2170

Dr. Eric Person is a Professor of Forensic and Analytical Chemistry at California State University, Fresno. He earned his doctorate in Biophysics from the University of California, San Francisco in 2001 and worked for four years as a forensic chemist with the Washington State Patrol Crime Laboratory before joining the chemistry department in 2005.

Areas of Specialty

Dr. Person teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in both analytical chemistry and forensic science including CHEM 102, 106, 106S, 225, and 251 as well as directing student research projects in analytical and forensic chemistry. 

Dr. Person's principle research interests lie in the area of forensic chemistry, particularly the analysis of clandestine (methamphetamine) laboratory evidence. He developed expertise and interest in this area while investigating an analyzing evidence from methamphetamine laboratory cases as a forensic scientist for four years with the Washington State Patrol Crime Laboratory.