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Faculty: Trina Gordon Hall

Dr. Trina Gordon Hall

Assistant Professor of Psychology


Dr. Trina Gordon joined the Arts & Science faculty at UHV in the Fall of 2008. She holds a BA degree in Sociology Law/Society from the University of California-Riverside. Dr. Gordon graduated from California State University-Los Angeles with an MS degree in Psychology (Forensic concentration), where she was a Biomedical Research Fellow. She obtained her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology (Psychology and Law track) from University of Alabama.

Dr. Gordon completed her pre-doctoral internship with the Federal Metropolitan Detention Center in Los Angeles, CA where she received advanced training in forensic assessment and working with mentally ill offenders. Prior to taking the position at UHV, she was employed with the Federal Bureau of Prisons as a Staff Psychologist and Suicide Prevention Coordinator. Her research interests include Forensic Assessment/Evaluation issues, Mentally Ill and Female criminal offenders, Dual diagnosis in offender populations, and cognitive factors associated with juror decision making in legal cases.