Concentration

Ashley Peck

atpeck@crimson.ua.edu

Ashley Peck is a 1st year graduate student working with Dr. Lauren Kois. She received her B.A. from Texas Tech University.

 

Haley Potts

hpotts@crimson.ua.edu

Please use this bio: “Haley Potts is a second-year doctoral student in the law and psychology program working under Dr. Lauren Kois. She completed her undergraduate degree in anthropology and women’s studies at Sewanee: The University of the South. After working in publishing for a few years, she went on to earn a master’s degree in forensic psychology from the University of Denver. Her research interests include forensic assessment, competency to stand trial, mental state at the time of the offense, and competency restoration.”

Lauren Meaux

ltmeaux@crimson.ua.edu Advisor: Jennifer Cox

Lauren Meaux is a 3rd year graduate student working with Dr. Jennifer Cox. She is originally from southeast Louisiana and earned her B.S. in psychology and B.A. in anthropology from Louisiana State University. In Spring 2018, she received her M.A. in psychology from the University of Alabama. Her research focuses on psychology and the law, specifically, forensic assessment, the “insanity defense,” and legal decision-making. Outside of research, she enjoys hiking, cooking, and binge-watching Netflix.

Sydnee Erickson

slerickson2@crimson.ua.edu Advisor: Karen L. Salekin

Sydnee Erickson is a 5th year graduate student working with Dr. Karen Salekin in the Intellectual Disability and the Law lab. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Texas Tech University, and her master’s degree from the University of Alabama. Her current research focuses on examining the level of comprehension demonstrated by populations with intellectual disability with regard to Miranda rights.