Melissa Burkley

Melissa Burkley

Melissa Burkley received her Ph.D. in psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As a professor, she has conducted hundreds of scientific studies and her work has been featured in The New York Times, Cosmopolitan, and Oprah Radio. As a writer, her work has appeared in the 2017 Women in Horror Annual and The Psychology of Dexter, Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, and Twilight books. Her blog, entitled “The Writer’s Laboratory,” teaches authors how to improve their writing by incorporating psychological principles into their work. She writes a second blog for Psychology Today called β€œThe Social Thinker.” Because of her dual-expertise in psychology and storytelling, she is frequently sought after by film companies who want a psychological analysis of their movies and characters (e.g., Blood Honey, Lovesick Fool). Visit her website at www.melissaburkley.com

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