Catyana Falsetti

Master of Urban and Environmental Planning
Student Worker
TEMPE Campus

Student Information

Graduate Student
Urban and Environmental Planning
Liberal Arts & Sciences


Catyana Falsetti is currently a graduate student in the School of Geographical Science and Urban Planning.  She plans to use her experience as a forensic artist and investigator to visualize future projects and the potential for urban settings. She completed an internship at the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) with a focus on demographics, vulnerable populations, population and the environment and visual communication.

She received her previous education in history and anthropology from the State University of New York at New Paltz; she then completed the Master’s Degree in Forensic Sciences from the George Washington University in Washington, D.C.   She received specialized training in forensic art techniques from the FBI, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and Stuart Parks Forensic Consultants.   Ms. Skory Falsetti has worked as a full-time forensic artist at the Broward Sheriff’s Office in Fort Lauderdale Florida where she created hundred of forensic images and focused on the identification of unidentified decedents through the use of forensic art.   Her experience also includes experience as a Forensic Exhibit Specialist at the Maricopa County Attorney’s office, also as a Crime Scene Investigator and a Death Investigator for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office in Northern Virginia and similarly for the Harris County Medical Examiner’s Office in Houston, Texas.  She is also the author of a murder mystery novel, Facing Death, which was inspired by her background in the field of forensics.



Research Interests

Impact of the human population on the environment. Smart cities, land reuse.


Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
SOS 111 Sustainable Cities
PUP 190 Sustainable Cities
PUP 301 Introduction to Urban Planning
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
CRJ 211 Documenting the Crime Scene