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Humanities 725B

Nancy Panza, Ph. D

Professor of Psychology

Dr. Panza completed her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, with a concentration in Psychology and Law, at the University of Alabama in 2004. She spent four years working as an Assistant Professor in the Psychology Department at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City before coming to CSUF. Her clinical and research interests include criminal forensic assessment (i.e., competence to stand trial and waive Miranda rights, insanity defense, risk assessment, and capital sentencing) and police psychology (i.e., evaluation, treatment, and training of law enforcement officers). Dr. Panza has worked within county, state, and federal facilities providing clinical and forensic services for juvenile and adult offenders and has provided services for police departments in New York City, Alabama, and Southern California.

2004, Ph.D, University of Alabama

Police Psychology, Criminal Forensic Assessment, Juvenile Offenders.