Criminal Justice Program Welcomes Dr. Greg Hampikian

Published: January 31, 2020

College of Western Idaho’s Criminal Justice program is excited to welcome Dr. Greg Hampikian to the Nampa Campus Academic Building on Wednesday, Feb. 26, from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m., to share his insights on criminal database matches, historical and current cases, and new developments in the criminal justice field.

Dr. Hampikian is a professor at Boise State University in the Biology and Criminal Justice programs and is the founder and director of the Idaho Innocence Project. As a forensic DNA expert, he has worked on DNA cases both nationally and worldwide, with many of those cases leading to exonerations of individuals on death row. His work has been discussed in Science, the Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, Fox News, and he has appeared on CNN, 20/20, Nightline, and Good Morning America.

The event is free and open to the public. Contact McKenzie Wood at to learn more. 

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