Amanda Bitting, PhD
Dr. Amanda Bitting joined the faculty in 2020. Dr. Bitting obtained her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Eastern Kentucky University. She went on to complete her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Sam Houston State University where she gained experience and training with criminal forensic evaluations. She completed a predoctoral internship at Utah State Hospital and a postdoctoral fellowship in forensic psychology at Minnesota State-Operated Forensic Services. Dr. Bitting’s clinical experience and interests are primarily criminal forensic evaluations, including criminal competencies, mental state at the time of the alleged offense, and violence/sexual risk assessment. Her research interests include the psychometric properties of forensic assessment instruments and bias in forensic decision-making.