Ted Hunt


Ted Hunt

Senior Scientist, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Ted R. Hunt is Senior Level Scientist at the FBI’s Laboratory Division in Quantico, Virginia. In that role, he serves as Senior Advisor to the FBI Laboratory Director on forensic policies and practices. Prior to his current position, Mr. Hunt was Special Counsel for the FBI’s Science and Technology Branch, where he served as legal counsel to the Executive Assistant Director. From 2017 to 2021, Mr. Hunt was Senior Advisor on Forensic Science to the Deputy Attorney General at the United States Department of Justice where he served as the Department’s senior official on all issues involving forensic policy and practice.

Prior to joining the Department of Justice, Mr. Hunt served as Chief Trial Attorney at the Prosecutor’s Office in Kansas City, Missouri. During that time, he supervised a variety of specialized trial units and focused his work on investigating and prosecuting cold cases with DNA evidence.

Mr. Hunt is a former member of the National Commission on Forensic Science, the ASCLD/LAB Board of Directors, the Missouri Crime Laboratory Review Commission, the Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC), and is a Fellow in the Jurisprudence Section of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences.