Paul Bieber is the founder and director of the Arson Research Project. He is a criminal defense investigator specializing in fire and death scene investigations. Paul is an Adjunct Faculty Member at Eastern Kentucky University, teaching Principles of Criminal Investigation in the Fire, Arson and Explosion Investigation program. He is the published author of legal articles concerning advances in arson research with a focus on the reliability of forensic methodologies, cognitive bias and the application of the scientific method in fire investigation. For the past twelve years, across the United States, he has studied, taught and testified to the science and practice of fire and arson investigation.