Amanda Fisher Boyd is a Court Research Analyst in the Research Division of the National Center for State Courts. She received her B.A. in psychology and theatre from Drury University and her M.S. in psychology from Illinois State University, with concentrations in industrial/organizational-social psychology and quantitative psychology. Since joining the National Center for State Courts in 2019, she has been involved in the Court Statistics Project and has also participated in project work for the following areas: violence against women and the courts, mental health courts, and working to prepare for multiple website updates.