Amy Hyman Gregory
Ph.D., Florida International University, Legal Psychology, 2009
Areas of Expertise: Investigative Interviewing Techniques, Eyewitness Memory and Identification Procedures, Juror and Legal Decision-Making
Amy Hyman Gregory is an Instructor and Undergraduate Program Director in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice within the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs. She holds a Ph.D. in Legal Psychology from Florida International University, a M.A. in Forensic Psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and a B.A. in Political Science from Binghamton University-State University of New York (SUNY). Her research interests include investigative interviewing techniques, police note-taking, and report writing, eyewitness memory and identification procedures, and decision-making in criminal and civil cases. She has authored/co-authored manuscripts in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied; the Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling; Legal and Criminological Psychology; and Psychology, Crime, and Law. She has made presentations at numerous conferences including the American Psychological Association, the American Psychology-Law Society, the American Society of Criminology, and the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition.
Prior to her appointment at FIU, she was District Director for Academic Services at Broward College, where she served as a founding member of their Institutional Review Board (IRB) and IRB administrator. Formerly, she was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Central Connecticut State University, where she taught undergraduate and graduate courses including Introduction to Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement and Society, Interviewing, Interrogation, and Identification, and Investigative Interviewing Techniques. She also served as a Master’s Thesis Advisor, Co-Director for the Criminal Justice Master’s Program, and a member of the University Graduate Studies Committee.
During her doctoral studies at FIU, she taught undergraduate courses in Social Psychology, Legal Psychology, and Research Methods. She was awarded the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy and Citizenship Studies' Dissertation Award, as well as the Charles E. Perry Graduate Scholarship, and the Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in Psychology. She currently teaches Research Methods in Criminal Justice, Measurement and Analysis in Criminal Justice, and Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice for the Criminology and Criminal Justice Department.