Henry Lee
#27098 Overall Influence

Henry Lee

Chinese-born American forensic scientist

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Why is this person notable and influential?

Henry Lee is regarded as one of the most influential forensic scientists in the world. He is the founder of the Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science at the University of New Haven. He earned a degree in Police Science from Central Police College in Taiwan. He became the youngest police captain in Taiwanese history at the age of 22.

He went on to earn a B.S. in forensic science from John Jay College of Criminal Justice before earning an M.S. and Ph.D. from New York University. He has worked a number of high-profile murder cases, including the JonBenet Ramsey murder, the Helle Crafts woodchipper murder, and the investigations of O.J. Simpson and Scott Peterson. He has also provided consultation for the investigation for the Washington, D.C. sniper shootings and the suicide of Deputy White House Counsel Vincent Foster.

Lee was previously Chief Emeritus for the Connecticut State Police, Commissioner of Public Safety for Connecticut, and the state Chief Criminalist and Director of State Police Forensics. He has been a popular figure on television in both the United States and China, with programs such as Trace Evidence: The Case Files of Dr. Henry Lee, and Beyond the Edge.

Daniel Hong Deng has written a biography for Henry Lee, titled True Crime Experiences with Dr. Henry Chang-Yu Lee.

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Henry Chang-Yu Lee is a Taiwanese-American forensic scientist. He is one of the world's foremost forensic scientists and founder of the Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science, affiliated with the University of New Haven.

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University of New Haven
University of New Haven

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New York University
New York University

Private research university in New York City

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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Senior college of the City University of New York in Midtown Manhattan, New York City

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Central Police University
Central Police University

Police academy in Taiwan

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Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#53 World Rank
Criminal Justice