Maria do Carmo Gargaglione is the Director of the Division of Digital and Technological Forensic Evidence at the Public Ministry of Rio De Janeiro. She has been a speech-language pathologist for over thirty years. She is an expert in voice identification, facial identification, and handwriting analysis.

She began working in forensics in 2000 and began working for the Public Ministry in 2005. Since then, she has continued her education in the field of digital media forensics at any given opportunity, including the courses at the National Center for Media Forensics at the University of Colorado.  She was the first in Brazil to begin a division of digital media evidence with voice identification.

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In this Blindspot episode, Maria do Carmo and Ed Primeau discuss different techniques used for voice identification, the importance of digital forensic work in Brazil, and advice for people interested in starting a career as an audio forensic expert. Listen to the Blindspot podcast now and subscribe to receive the latest episodes downloaded to your computer or portable device.

If you would like to contact Maria do Carmo, she can be reached by email at [email protected].