Dr. Krystal R. Hans is a board certified forensic entomologist, Director of Forensic Science and an Assistant Professor of Forensic Entomology at Purdue University. Before arriving to Purdue in 2019, she held a position as the Director of Forensic Biology at Delaware State University and served on the Delaware Commission on Forensic Science from 2016-2018. At Purdue, she has instructed more than 2000 undergraduate students in courses on forensic entomology and forensic science and has a research lab that mentors graduate, and undergraduate students in experiments on the behavior and development of forensically relevant insects. Dr. Hans is currently the President-Elect for the North American Forensic Entomology Association and serves as a forensic consultant for investigations across the Midwest. She is an instructor at the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy and provides training in forensic entomology for law enforcement, pathologists, and coroners in Indiana, Illinois, and Ohio.