College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Jessica Hart, Ph.D. is originally from Southern California, but now resides in Ohio. Her degrees include Forensic Psychology Ph.D., Alliant International University; Forensic Psychology M.A., Alliant International University; Psychology B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; Law and Society with emphasis in Criminal Justice B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara. She is a Contributing Faculty Member in the Psychology Department, with specialization in Forensic Psychology. Her research interests include juvenile offenders, gangs and violent youth, and conducting psychological evaluations. She is a Licensed Psychologist, working as an independent contractor conducting competency to stand trial evaluations, criminal responsibility (insanity defense) evaluations, and risk assessments. She also teaches for multiple colleges and universities.