Amy Hyman Gregory


Areas of Expertise

Investigative Interviewing Techniques | Eyewitness Memory and Identification Procedures | Juror and Legal Decision-Making


Ph.D., Florida International University, Legal Psychology, 2009
M.A., John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Forensic Psychology, 2005
B.A., Binghamton University-SUNY, Political Science, 2002


Office: PCA-369
Phone: 305.348.7917


Amy Hyman Gregory is an associate teaching professor and undergraduate program director in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice within the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs. She holds a Ph.D. in Legal Psychology from Florida International University, an M.A. in Forensic Psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and a B.A. in Political Science from Binghamton University-State University of New York (SUNY). Her research interests include investigative interviewing techniques, police note-taking, and report writing, eyewitness memory, and identification procedures, and decision-making in criminal and civil cases. She has authored/co-authored manuscripts in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied; the Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling; Legal and Criminological Psychology; and Psychology, Crime, and Law. She has made presentations at numerous conferences including the American Psychological Association, the American Psychology-Law Society, the American Society of Criminology, and the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition.

Prior to her appointment at FIU, she was District Director for Academic Services at Broward College, where she served as a founding member of their Institutional Review Board (IRB) and IRB administrator. Formerly, she was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Central Connecticut State University, where she taught undergraduate and graduate courses including Introduction to Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement and Society, Interviewing, Interrogation, and Identification, and Investigative Interviewing Techniques. She also served as a Master’s Thesis Advisor, Co-Director for the Criminal Justice Master’s Program, and a member of the University Graduate Studies Committee.

During her doctoral studies at FIU, she taught undergraduate courses in Social Psychology, Legal Psychology, and Research Methods. She was awarded the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy and Citizenship Studies' Dissertation Award, as well as the Charles E. Perry Graduate Scholarship, and the Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in Psychology. She currently teaches Research Methods in Criminal Justice, the Senior Capstone coourse, and Interviews and Interrogation for the Criminology and Criminal Justice Department. Additionally, she teaches a graduate course in Research Tools for SIPA's Master of Arts in Global Affairs program.

Select Publications

Wolfs, A. C. F., Hyman Gregory, A., Goldfarb, D., & Schreiber Compo, N. (2024). A survey of US police on-the-scene and station witness interviews and recording practices. Psychology, Crime & Law, 1–34.

Hyman Gregory, A., Wolfs, A., & Schreiber Compo, N. (2023). Witness/victim interviewing: a survey of real-world investigators’ training and practices. Psychology, Crime & Law29(9), 957-981.

Schreiber Compo, N., Hyman Gregory, A., & Fisher, R. (2012). Interviewing behaviors in police investigators: A field study of a current US sample. Psychology, Crime & Law18(4), 359-375.

Hyman Gregory, A., Compo, N. S., Vertefeuille, L., & Zambruski, G. (2011). A comparison of US police interviewers' notes with their subsequent reports. Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling8(2), 203-215.

Hyman Gregory, A., & Winter, R. J. (2011). More than the sum of its parts? Itemizing impairment in civil cases. Legal and Criminological Psychology16(1), 173-187.