Third Year Students

  • Accredited by the American Psychological Association

    Accredited by the American Psychological Association

Meet the third year students...

Paula Bernhard, B.A.
  • Northwestern University, B.A. (Psychology, Legal Studies)
  • Research Interests: Prison Psychology, Wrongful Convictions, Psychopathy, Forensic Assessment, Sexual Offenders, Sexual Paraphilias
  • Memberships: AP-LS, APA
Claire Bryson, M.A.
  • 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
Tatjana Damnjanovic, B.S.
  • University of Begrade, 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
Laurel Mattos, M.A.
  • 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
Kate McCallum, M.A.
  • Occidental College, B.A. (Psychology)
  • University of Denver, M.A. (Forensic Psychology)
  • Research Interests: Forensic Assessment and Evaluation, Protective Factors Pertaining to Re-offending, Public Policy, Sexual Offending
  • Memberships: APA, AP-LS
Sherzine McKenzie, SSP
  • Stephen F. Austin, B.A. (Psychology, Spanish)
  • Sam Houston State University, SSP (School Psychology)
  • Research Interests: Juvenile Justice, Peer Victimization, Legal Culpability in Bullycide, Forensic Assessment, Diversity Issues in Forensic Psychology
  • Memberships: APA, NASP, TASP
Charlotte Pennington, M.A.
  • Sam Houston State University, B.S. (Psychology, Minor: Human Services)
  • Sam Houston State University, M.A. (Clinical Psychology)
  • Research Interests: Neuropsychological Assessment, Personality and Executive Functioning, Suicide Risk Assessment, Mindfulness
  • Memberships: APA, AP-LS
Brittany Ridge, B.A.
  • 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

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