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I'm currently the Chair of the Psychology Department at Illinois Wesleyan University.

I teach courses on crime and the justice system, gender, and social psychology, as well as research topics related to the criminal justice system.

Click below to learn about some of my crime research: (audio interview)

The Atlantic

I regularly appear on podcasts related to crime. Click below to hear some of the episodes:
Suspect Convictions: Barton McNeil case

TV episodes:
Married with Secrets: Jeff Pelo story

To find out information about my research or my personal interests please click the links above.


Mandy Vicary

Dr. Amanda Vicary
Illinois Wesleyan University