Catyana Falsetti
Faculty Associate
School of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Catyana Skory Falsetti received her formal education in history and anthropology from the State University of New York at New Paltz; she then completed the Master’s Degree in Forensic Sciences from the George Washington University in Washington, D.C.   She received specialized training in forensic art techniques from the FBI, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and Stuart Parks Forensic Consultants.   Ms. Skory Falsetti has worked as a full-time forensic artist at the Broward Sheriff’s Office in Fort Lauderdale Florida where she created hundred of forensic images and focused on the identification of unidentified decedents through the use of forensic art.   Her experience also includes experience as a Forensic Exhibit Specialist at the Maricopa County Attorney’s office, also as a Crime Scene Investigator and a Death Investigator for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office in Northern Virginia and similarly for the Harris County Medical Examiner’s Office in Houston, Texas.  She is also the author of a murder mystery novel, Facing Death, which highlights her background in the field of forensics.

  • Comparison of soft tissue facial structure to cranial features.  
  • Recognition, facial reconstruction.