Holly Buckman is a PhD student of the 2014 cohort, currently completing an emphasis in Forensic Psychology. She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Sociology with a concentration in Criminal Justice at Valparaiso University. Her research interests involve opinions and perceptions of police officers, as well as marijuana use in college populations. Her dissertation is entitled: “Policing in the Media Age: How Education on Training and Risks Impacts Opinions of Policing.” Holly is actively a student consultant with PAU’s statistical consulting center (SCC) and is one of the lab members who works with LifeMoves, a local homeless shelter network in the Peninsula, providing data management and analytic reports. Holly has been a Teaching Assistant for the statistics sequence for the PhD program, and has been an independent instructor in the undergraduate programs at PAU. She has taught Research Design and Methods and Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences at the Psychology and Social Action Program, as well as Research Methods and Data Analysis for the Business Psychology Program.
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