College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Dr. Deaton is a 2019 graduate of Walden University’s Forensic Psychology PhD program. During her academic journey, she functioned as a Doctoral Peer Mentor and Forensic Psychology Research Assistant. She has also served in a consultant capacity assisting with forensic research, as well as court-ordered assessments including competency, dangerousness, specific intent, insanity, and treatment amenability. Dr. Deaton recently transitioned into a Postdoctoral Fellowship role where she will deepen her focus on forensic research and teaching in higher education.