Author Archives: Dr. Helga George

About Dr. Helga George

Dr. George has spent several years writing about higher education, healthcare and psychology. She transitioned to a career in writing after fulfilling her lifelong dream of performing research on plant defense chemicals. She earned a BS in Agriculture from Cornell University, an MS in Plant Pathology from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, and a Ph.D. in Plant Pathology from Cornell University. Helga also conducted postdoctoral research at the University of California Santa Barbara where she obtained a USDA grant to fund her research.

Breakthrough in the Diagnosis of Psychopathy

Experts in the field of criminal psychology consider psychopathy to be “the most important forensic concept” of the early 21st century. While people have known about psychopaths for centuries, efforts to diagnose this dangerous disorder only came into their own …

Social Media and the Orlando Nightclub Massacre

On June 12 Omar Mateen entered the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida to begin a shooting spree that would claim the lives of 49 people and injure another 53. Given the sheer number of victims, many news outlets including The …