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Amanda Farrell

  • Amanda Farrell is a doctoral candidate and adjunct instructor at Old Dominion University. She earned her MSc in Investigative Psychology from the University of Liverpool and her MA in Criminal Justice and Criminology from Sam Houston State University. Her work has been published in Homicide Studies, the Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling, and International Criminal Justice Review.
  • Education

    University of Liverpool, 2008
    Major: Investigative Psychology
    Degree: M.Sc.
    Sam Houston State University, 2006
    Major: Criminal Justice and Criminology
    Degree: M.A.
    Marymount University, 2003
    Major: Criminal Justice and Sociology (Double Major)
    Degree: B.A.
  • Research Interests

    • Policing, specifically Use of Deadly Force, Officer Survivability, Officer Resilience and Officer Wellness • Criminal Investigations, specifically Homicide Investigations, Female Serial Murderers, Offender Classification and Crime Assessment, and Forensic Science • Drugs and Drug Policy, specifically Policy Intersections with Gender, Race and Class, and Media Portrayals of Drug Users • Qualitative Research Methods and Mixed Methods Research Design