Olivia Choy

Ph.D. in Criminology


Olivia Choy is a Ph.D. candidate in Criminology. She received her B.A. in Psychology, and B.A. and M.S. in Criminology from the University of Pennsylvania in 2013. Following graduation, she spent the first year of her Ph.D. program as a Visiting Scholar at the Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge. Olivia’s research focuses on placing biological risk factors for crime and antisocial behavior in a theoretical context to help advance criminological theories, and examining how biosocial research can be translated into practical applications. Specifically, her research covers the areas of psychophysiology, nutrition, and neurostimulation with respect to criminal and antisocial behavior in children and adults.