TALE Leadership Circle

The TALE Leadership Circle is a group of international leaders in fields which affect and relate to forensic linguistics. Our members are distinguished thought leaders who are able to guide the direction and development of TALE. Their characters demonstrate a willingness to serve the field, to improve the field of forensic linguistics and to devote time to both intellectual pursuits and practical solutions. Click on their names below to find out more about our Leadership Circle.

Carole E Chaski, PhD (ex officio)
Executive Director, Institute for Linguistic Evidence, ALIAS Technology LLC, Georgetown, Delaware, USA

Melissa Wright, MA (ex officio)
Managing Director, Institute for Linguistic Evidence, Denver, Colorado, USA

North America

Aaron Denbo, MA
Counter Fraud Academy, Oregon, USA

Maj. Joshua M. Toman, Esq.
Attorney at Law (Florida), North Carolina, USA

Timothy Habick, PhD
Reasoning Inc, Pennsylvania, USA

Europe
√Āngela Almela, PhD
Director of Research, Institute for Linguistic Evidence
Universidad de Murcia, Spain

Victoria Guillen Nieto, PhD
Universidad de Alicante, Spain

Dieter A. Stein, PhD
Universitat Heinrich Heine, Germany
Universitat Disseldorf
Max Planck Society

Asia
Wang Hong, MA
National Police University of China

Seung-Man Kang, PhD
Chungbuk National University, South Korea

Zhang Luping, PhD
China University of Political Science and Law, China

Founding Members

Sgt. Larry Barksdale, MA, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

Bruce Breon, JD PhD, Lockheed Martin, Washington, DC

Carole E Chaski, PhD, ALIAS Technology LLC, Georgetown, DE

Seung-Man Kang, PhD, Chungbuk National University, Chungbuk, South Korea

Samina A. Khan, MS, University of AJK, Pakistan

Helen Larsen, Esq., LEAP, Alexandria, VA