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Michael Lytle

Mr. Michael Lytle

Mr. Michael Lytle
Forensic Investigation Program Coordinator
Criminal Justice




ABD, Texas A&M University
M.ED, Texas A&M University
Diploma, National Defense University
Diploma, US Army Command & General Staff College
Graduate Certificate, Sam Houston State University
Graduate Certificate, University of California, Riverside

CV/VITAE: Lytle Vitae

Classes Taught:

CRIJU 2315 Forensic Investigations I
CRIJU 2316 Forensic Investigations II
CRIJU 2325 Medical-Legal Forensic Investigation
CRIJU 2330 Seminar in Forensic Investigation
CRIJ 4312 Principles of Law Enforcement Supervision

Joined UTB:


Area of Specialty and Responsibility:

Forensic Science
Clinical Forensic Medicine
Homeland and Border Security
Emergency Management
Command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, & reconnaissance (C4ISR)

Previous Experience:

Professor Michael A. Lytle is retired from a Washington DC consulting practice where he was an advisor and senior subject-matter expert to federal and international agencies on forensic science, counternarcoterrorism, homeland and border security, and C4ISR. He has directed research, studies, and policy analysis at the highest levels of the US Government involving Defense, Justice, Homeland Security, and the Vice President of the US. He has held secretarial-level advisory board appointments at the Commerce Department and the Department of the Army, and served on the editorial board of the Journal of Technology Transfer. He is a former senior manager at a federal crime lab, and served on the professional staff of the Pentagon’s Office of Legal Policy. Prof Lytle has held duty positions including senior intelligence planner for a binational, interagency task force for the security of US-Canadian border, to the post of US joint counterintelligence coordinating authority at NATO Southern Europe responsible for the Former Republic of Yugoslavia and the entire Balkans Region. Prof Lytle is the recipient of numerous US and foreign awards and decorations for leading sensitive criminal and intelligence investigations of national security significance. Professor Lytle is the founding faculty member of the successful forensic science program at Marymount University in Arlington, VA, and is designated a Distinguished Alumnus of Sam Houston State University where the LTC Michael A. Lytle ’77 Academic Prize in Forensic Science is named for him.



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