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Current Graduate Students:

Kellie Rose Lynch

Kellie Lynch

Ph.D University of Kentucky, 2016, Experimental Psychology
M.S. University of Kentucky, 2013, Experimental Psychology
B.A. Memorial University, St. John's, NL, 2011, Psychology (Hons)

SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Master’s Scholarship (2011)
NSERC URSA Research Award (2010)

Research interests: perceptions, attributions, and legal decision-making in sexual assault and intimate partner violence cases; female offenders' experiences with the justice system.

Nesa E. Wasarhaley

Nesa Wasarhaley

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology at Transylvania University 

Ph.D. University of Kentucky, 2013, Experimental Psychology
M.S. University of Kentucky, 2010, Experimental Psychology
M.A. Teachers College Columbia University, New York, NY, 2008, Cognitive Studies in Education
B.A. Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, 2004, Psychology (Summa Cum Laude)

College Teaching and Learning Certificate (2011)

Diversity Research Award, American Psychology-Law Society (2012-2013)
Provost’s Award for Outstanding Teaching for Teaching Assistants, University of Kentucky (2012)
Gunto Award for Graduate Student Research in Social Psychology, University of Kentucky (2011)

Research interests: examining the impact of juror biases on decision-making in cases involving crime victims from marginalized groups (e.g., elderly, obese, and homosexual individuals).


Former Graduate Students:

Gregory (Brad) Bradshaw, Ph.D. 2007 President & Senior Consultant Bradshaw Litigation Consulting, LLC
Emily Dunlap, Ph.D. 2010   Chatanooga, TN
Jerry Hauselt, Ph.D. 1993 Full Professor, Psychology Graduate Coordinator Southern Connecticut State University
Emily Hodell, Ph.D. 2010   Jacksonville, OR
Terri Kinstle, Ph.D. 2001 Clinical Psychologist & Assistant Professor Holyoke Community College
Dorothy Marsil, Ph.D. 2003 Assistant Professor Kennesaw State University
Rebecca Sanchez, Ph.D.   Research Analyst Research Triangle Institute
Sandra Sego, Ph.D. 1997 Associate Professor, Chair of Psychology Dept. American International College
Theresa Simcic, M.S. 2011 Graduate Student, Public Administration University of Kentucky
John Yozwiak, Ph.D. 2003 Clinical Faculty, Department of Pediatrics University of Kentucky