Fourth Year Students & Beyond

Meet the fourth year students & beyond...

Paula Bernhard, M.A. pab020@shsu.edu
  • Northwestern University, B.A. (Psychology, Legal Studies)
  • Sam Houston State University, M.A. (Clinical Psychology)
  • Research Interests: Wrongful Convictions, Sexual Paraphilias, Sexual Offending
  • Memberships: AP-LS, TPA, APA
Claire Bryson, M.A. cnb023@shsu.edu
  • Boston University, B.A. (Psychology, Minor: French)
  • Marymount University, M.A. (Forensic Psychology)
  • Research Interests: Severe Mental Illness, Suicide and Suicide Risk Assessment, Foresnic Assessment, Psychological Autopsy
  • Memberships: APA, AP-LS
Joshua Camins, M.A. jcamins@shsu.edu
  • University of New Haven, B.A. (Psychology) B.S. (Criminal Justice
  • Towson University, M.A. (Clinical Psychology)
  • Research Interests: Complex Trauma, PTSD, Military/Veteran Offenders, Psychopathy, Trauma Assessment and Violence Risk Assessment
  • Memberships: APA, AP-LS, APS, ABCT
Tatjana Damnjanovic, B.S.
  • University of Belgrade, Serbia B.S. (Psychology); University of Missouri, Columbia (Psychology, non degree)
  • Research Interests: Social Forensic Psychology, Vengeance and Crime Justification, Forensic Assessment, Psychotic disorders and Schizophrenia
  • Memberships: APA, AP-LS
Dana Leigh Formon, M.A.
  • Drexel University, B.S. (Psychology), Southeast Missouri State University, B.F.A. (Dance and Choreography)
  • Research Interests: Social Forensic Psychology, Forensic Assessment, Offender Rehabilitation and Reentry Programs, Psychopathy
  • Memberships: APA, AP-LS, ACBS

Hyemin Jeon, M.A. hxj007@shsu.edu
  • Daejin University in Korea, B.A. (American Studies)
  • Hallym University in Korea, M.A. (Psychology and Law)
  • Research Interests: Jury Perception, Jury Decision Making, Expert Testimony, Forensic Assessment and Evaluation, Psychopathic Traits of Offender Samples, Multicultural Issues in Forensic Setting
  • Memberships: AP-LS, APA
Laurel Mattos, M.A. lam073@shsu.edu
  • Brown University, B.A. (Psychology)
  • Sam Houston State University, M.A. (Clinical Psychology)
  • Research Interests: Psychopathy (Adult & Juvenile; Criminal & Non-criminal), Violence Risk Assessment, Forensic Assessment, Violent Crime
  • Memberships: APA, AP-LS
Brittany Ridge, B.A. b.ridge@shsu.edu
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A. (Psychology, Sociology)
  • Research Interests: Psychopathy, Forensic Assessment and Evaluation, Risk Assessment, Violent Crime, Victimization
  • Memberships: APA, AP-LS
Maddison Schiafo, M.A. mschiafo@shsu.edu
  • Marist College, B.A. (Psychology); M.A (Psychology)
  • Research Interests: Psychopathy and Psychopathic Traits in Juveniles, Impact of Incarceration on Family, Risk and Resilience, Forensic Assessment, Violent Crime and Sexual Offending
Kathryn Schrantz, M.A. kschrantz@shsu.edu
  • University of Central Oklahoma, B.A. (Psychology), B.S. (Forensic Science)
  • University of Central Oklahoma, M.A. (Forensic Psychology)
  • Research Interests: False Confessions, Wrongful Convictions, Forensic Assessment, Psychopathy, Sexual Offending, Violent Crime
  • Memberships: APA, APS, AP-LS, SPSP
Hsiao-Wen Wang, M.S. hxw006@shsu.edu
  • Fun-jen Catholic University, B.S. (Psychology)
  • University of Pennsylvania, M.S. (Criminology)
  • Research Interests: Substance Abuse, Risk Assessment, Forensic Assessment and Evaluation, Multicultural Issues in Psychology
  • Memberships: AP-LS
Kevin Waymire, M.Ed.
  • University of Texas at Austin, B.A. (Psychology)
  • University of Houston, Main Campus - M.Ed. (Counseling)
  • Research Interests: Juror Perception, Resilient Traits of Psychopathy, Police Psychology, Military Psychology, Trauma, and Coping
Elise Yenne, M.A. elise.yenne@shsu.edu
  • Colorado State University, B.S. (Psychology), B.A. (Sociology, Concentration: Criminology)
  • Sam Houston State University, M.A. (Clinical Psychology)
  • Research Interests: Clinician responses to client suicide; Correctional Psychology, Alternatives to Incarceration, LGBT issues in the criminal justice system, Advanced data analytical methodology
  • Memberships: APA, AP-LS, TPA

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