Experts Guide — Psychology


Legal psychology — Changes of venue in high profile criminal cases — Difficulty of recognizing
juror bias in voir dire (jury selection) — Psychology of gender — Sex bias in language — Female under-representation and father invisibility in children’s books — Son/daughter preference
 
Mykol Hamilton

 
Stodghill Professor of Psychology
B.A., Stanford University; M.A., San Jose State University;
M.A., Ph.D., University of California
859-238-5332
mykol.hamilton@centre.edu



Scholarly interests focus on changes of venue in highly publicized criminal cases, juror bias, female under-representation and father invisibility in children’s books, sex bias in language, and son/daughter preference. Research on AIDS issues related to people's attitudes toward homosexuality. Has frequently delivered papers at scholarly conferences, including an invited address on her research on AIDS risk perception. Co-author, with David Anderson, of “Gender Role Stereotyping of Parents in Children's Picture Books: The Invisible Father”. Recently presented paper at the American Psychology-Law Society conference called “Lies, Damn Lies, and Voir Dire: Uncovering Prospective Juror Bias in Highly Publicized Cases.”