Dr. Bridge is Forensic Chemist who specializes in the forensic analysis of ignitable liquids and explosives. She is currently developing forensic science analytical methods for lubricants used in sexual assaults, gunshot residue and drug analysis.
She received her B.S. in Chemistry from Howard University (2004), which was ceritified by the American Chemical Society. She then received her Ph.D. in Forensic Analytical Chemistry from the University of Central Florida (2007).
She is now an Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Forensic Science where she teaches and trains the next generation of forensic scientists.
2008: University of Central Florida, Center for Research and Education in Optics and
Lasers (Orlando, FL), Post-Doctoral Associate
2007: University of Central Florida (Orlando, FL), Ph.D. Chemistry
2004: Howard University (Washington, DC), B.S. Chemistry
2017 – Present: Forensic Science Research & Consulting, LLC., CEO
2014 – Present: University of Central Florida, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
2014 – Present: National Center for Forensic Science, Research Professor of Forensic Science
2011 – 2014: U.S. Army Defense Forensic Science Center, Research Physical Scientist
2009 – 2011: U.S. Army Defense Forensic Science Center, Forensic Chemist (Discipline: Ignitable Liquids, Explosive)
2008 – 2009: Howard University, Adjunct Faculty of Chemistry