- Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Florida, In Progress
- M.S., Forensic Science, University of Florida, 2013
- B.A., Anthropology, Summa Cum Laude, University of Florida, 2011
Decomposition, estimation of the postmortem interval, forensic taphonomy
2017 CSI Culture: The Evolution and Influences of Forensic Science. Lerah Sutton and Jason Byrd. Forensic Research & Criminology International Journal. Volume 4, Issue 3.
2016 Forensic Entomology. Jason Byrd, Adrienne Brundage, and Lerah Sutton. Chapter in textbook for the Worldwide Association of Women Forensic Scientists. (In publication).
2016Estimation of the Postmortem Interval. Jason Brooks and Lerah Sutton. Chapter in textbook on Veterinary Forensic Pathology. (In publication).
2016 Age Determination from Physeal and Ossification Center Appearance and Closure Rates in Canines and Felines. Chapter in textbook on Veterinary Forensic Pathology. (In publication).
2014 Human vs. Non-Human Osteology. Maranda Kles and Lerah Sutton. Chapter in textbook on Veterinary Forensic Science. (In publication).
2012 Defining a Crime Scene and Physical Evidence Collection. Jason H. Byrd and Lerah K. Sutton. Wildlife Forensics: Methods and Applications, First Edition. Edited by Jane E. Huffman and John R. Wallace. Published 2012 by Wiley-Blackwell.
Grants, Fellowships, and Awards
- UF-ASPCA Forensic Science Graduate Fellowship, 2011-2017