Legal psychology, legal decision-making, forensic psychology, experimental criminology, translational criminology
Sydney (Boone) Fay is a doctoral student in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society at George Mason University. She received her M.A. in Forensic Psychology from George Washington University in 2015 and her B.S. in Psychology from the Honors College at Towson University in 2013. Her professional roles have focused on social science research, research ethics, and investigative analysis. Since 2017, she has worked as an intelligence analyst at a non-profit organization that combats human trafficking. She is currently a research assistant at the Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy (CEBCP), where she works under Dr. Weisburd on studies focused on patrol and policing. Her research interests include legal psychology, legal decision-making, forensic psychology, experimental criminology, and translational criminology.