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Rocio Lopez Sharifi Faculty Member

Dr. Lopez-Sharifi has been a principal faculty member of the Forensic Psychology program at GW since its creation in 2012 and has been teaching forensic psychology at the graduate level since 2009. She holds a B.A. in Psychology from Purdue University and earned her doctorate degree from GW's Professional Psychology Program in 2004. As a licensed clinical psychologist, Dr. Lopez-Sharifi handles court-ordered assessments and routinely testifies as an expert witness in juvenile and domestic relations cases. Her primary interests are in the area of forensic psychological assessment, with an emphasis on cultural competence in working with minority populations in forensic evaluations and the importance of using a multicultural framework in data gathering and case conceptualization in forensic assessment.

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