College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Hedy received a BA in English from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Her MA and PhD in Psychology were from The College of William and Mary and the University of Florida at Miami, respectively. Hedy has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals (e.g., Law and Human Behavior and Journal of Applied Social Psychology) and has presented her research at over 40 professional conferences (e.g., APA, American Psychology and Law Society, and Popular Culture Association). Her research has focused on psychology and law (e.g., eyewitness identification, expert testimony, and jury deliberation) and media effects (e.g., the impact of violent media consumption on attitudes toward women).