Fourth Year Students & Beyond

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Meet the fourth year students & beyond...

Natalie Armstrong, M.A.
  • B.S. Psychology; Creative Writing (self-designed), Centre College
  • M.A. Forensic Psychology, Marymount University
  • Research Interests: Child maltreatment and trauma; forensic assessment and evaluation; assessment construction/psychometric validation; psychopharmacological interventions with juveniles as it relates to delinquent behavior; ethics, policy, and the law.
  • Memberships: APA, AP-LS, APSAC
Brittany Bate, M.A. bpb008@shsu.edu
  • Cleveland State University, B.A. (Psychology, Criminology, Sociology)
  • Cleveland State University, M.A. (Sociology)
  • Research Interests: Jury Perceptions and Decision-Making, Expert Witness Testimony, LGBT Issues, Psychopathy, Prisoner Reentry and Recidivism, Forensic Assessment and Evaluation
  • Memberships: AP-LS
Alixandra Burks, M.A.
  • University of Central Florida B.S. (Psychology, Minors: Sociology and Criminal Justice)
  • Sam Houston State University, M.A. (Clinical Psychology)
  • Research Interests: Gender Identity in Prison, LGBT Issues, Sexual Prejudice, Victimization, Forensic Assessment and Determining Recidivism
  • Memberships: APA, AP-LS
Caroline Chevalier, M.A.
  • James Madison University, B.S. (Psychology)
  • Sam Houston State University, M.A. (Clinical Psychology)
  • Research Interests: Forensic Assessment, Policy Issues, NGRI Adjudication, sexually violent predator civil commitment
  • Memberships: APA, APLS, TPA, ATSA
Schoalr Colbourn, B.S. slc023@shsu.edu
  • Sam Houston State University, B.S. (Psychology, Minor: Philosophy)
  • Research Interests: Forensic Assessment, Personality, Psychopathy, Deception & Malingering
  • Memberships: APA, AP-LS. TPA
Carla Munoz Gonzalez, M.A. cga007@shsu.edu
  • Federico Villarreal University in Lima, Peru, B.S. (Psychology)
  • Argosy University in Sarasota, Florida, M.A. (Forensic Psychology)
  • Research Interests: Forensic Assessment, Psychopathy, Ideology of Terrorism, Multicultural Issues in Assessment and Treatment of Offenders and Jury Selection
  • Memberships: APA, AP-LS. SSSP, Board of Psychology in Peru
Paige Harris, M.A. pcb011@shsu.edu
  • Samford University, B.A. (Psychology)
  • Sam Houston State University, M.A. (Clinical Psychology)
  • Research Interests: Public Policy Issues and Tides, Aggressive Psychometrics, Assessment
  • Memberships: APA, AP-LS
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
Jason Lawrence, B.S.
  • University of Pittsburgh, B.S. (Psychology)
  • University of Pittsburgh, B.A. (Japanese)
  • Research Interests: Forensic Assessment and Evaluation, Multicultural and Cross-Cultural Issues in Psychology, Prison Psychology
  • Memberships: APA, AP-LS, IACCP
Kelsey Laxton, M.A.
  • University of Tennessee-Martin, B.A. (Psychology, Minor: Criminal Justice)
  • Research Interests: Prison Psychology, LGBT issues in the legal arena, juror perceptions, juvenile delinquency, forensic assessment and evaluation
  • Memberships: APA, AP-LS, SEPA
John Manning, M.A.
  • Utah State University, B.S. (Psychology, Minor: Spanish)
  • Western Kentucky University, M.A. (Clinical Psychology)
  • Research Interests: Trauma/PTSD, Coping and Resilience, Multicultural Issues in Treatment
Cindy Mena, M.A.
  • Colorado State University, B.S. (Psychology)
  • Sam Houston State University, M.A. (Clinical Psychology)
  • Research Interests: Childhood trauma, Juvenile substance abuse, and Diversity Issues
Jenna Tomei, M.S. jlt046@shsu.edu
  • University of Southern California, B.A. (Psychology, Minor: Psychology and Law)
  • California State University, Fullerton, M.S. (Clinical Psychology)
  • Research Interests: Forensic Assessment and Evaluation, Competence to Stand Trial, Juvenile Delinquency, Expert Witness Testimony, Psychopathy
  • Memberships: APA. AP-LS
Lauren Vera, M.A.
  • Sam Houston State University, B.S. Psychology
  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice, M.A. Forensic Psychology
  • Sam Houston State University, M.A. (Clinical Psychology)
  • Research Interests: Forensic assessment, violent crime, multicultural issues in forensic assessment
  • Memberships: AP-LS
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
Hayley Wechsler, M.A.
  • San Diego State University, B.A. (Psychology)
  • John Jay College of College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York, M.A. (Forensic Psychology)
  • Research Interests: Wrongful Conviction, Trial Errors, Victim Psychology, Violent Crime, Confessions, Forensic Assessment, Firearm-Related Issues
  • Memberships: APA, AP-LS, APS

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