Deniese Kennedy-Kollar is an assistant professor at Molloy College. She earned her Ph.D. in Criminal Justice
in 2008 from the City University of New York Graduate Center. She also holds an M.A. in Forensic Psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice and a B.A. in Psychology from State University of New York (SUNY)
Before joining the faculty at Molloy College,
Kennedy-Kollar taught at Monroe College, Adelphi University and John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
In addition, she spent several years conducting research with a forensic psychiatric population at Kirby Forensic Psychiatric Hospital and with the Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research at Manhattan Psychiatric Center. Her areas of academic and research interest include technology and crime analysis, crime theory, psychology and the law and capital punishment.