Roger Koppl is a Research Fellow at the Independent Institute and Professor of Finance in the Whitman School of Management of Syracuse University and a faculty fellow in the Universitys Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute. He is founder and former Director of the Fairleigh Dickinson University's Institute for Forensic Science Administration and has served on the faculty of the Copenhagen Business School, Auburn University, Fairleigh Dickinson University, and Auburn University at Montgomery. Having held visiting positions at George Mason University, New York University, and the Max Planck Institute of Economics, Professor Koppl conducts research in forensic science administration which examines how error rates in forensic science may be affected by institutional and organizational structures.
His work on forensic science reform has been featured in Forbes, Reason, The Atlantic, Slate, and The Huffington Post. In addition, his scholarly articles have appeared in such journals as the Journal of Institutional Economics; Arizona State Law Journal; Forensic Science Policy & Management; Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal; Criminal Justice Ethics; Organization Management Journal; Advances in Austrian Economics; Fordham Urban Law Journal; Review of Austrian Economics; Journal of Forensic Sciences; Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance; Review of Political Economy; and Journal of Economic Perspectives.
He is the recipient of the Elinor Ostrom Prize and the Templeton Freedom Award.