Natalia Siegel earned a B.A. in Psychology from Wesleyan University and a M.S. in Psychology from Palo Alto University. She worked as a writing and research assistant for Professor Charles Barber for his book Citizen Outlaw. She has also worked for the state of California as a case assistant working for indigent death row prisoners on their habeas appeals. Natalia's research interests include risk and resilience in adult forensic populations.