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Core faculty in the Psychology & Law program currently include:

Angela Crossman
Deception in Children; Child Witness (Developmental Psychology)
Jennifer E. Dysart
Eyewitness Memory and Identification; Alibi Witnesses
Mark Fondacaro
Juvenile Law, Law & Neuroscience, Criminal Responsibility, Procedural Justice, and Evidence-Based Reforms of the Juvenile and Criminal Justice Systems
Maria Hartwig
Deception, Deception Making; Interviews/ Interrogations
Saul Kassin
False Confessions and Interrogations
Margaret Bull Kovera
Psychology and Law; Social Psychology of Eyewitness Identification; Jury Decision Making
Maureen O'Connor
Psychology and Law; Gender
Steven Penrod
Eyewitness Reliability; Jury Decision Making
Gabrielle Salfati
Offender Profiling and Behavioral Crime Scene Analysis; Homicide and Sexual Assaults, Behavioral Consistency and Linking Serial Crimes
Charles Stone
Autobiographical memory, collective memory, social aspects of memory, meta-cognitive judgments (e.g., confidence), decision-making within the judicial system, intergenerational transmission of both mundane and traumatic memories/events
Deryn Strange
Cognitive and social factors that influence memory in children and adults; including false autobiographical memories, memory distortions from the media, collective false memory and co-witness memory distortions.

Affiliated Faculty Members:

Glasford, Demis
Intergroup relations; Prejudice; Injustice decision-making

Grose-Fifer, Jill
Developmental cognitive neuroscience and cognitive neuroscience of memory and decision making, neural correlates of psychopathy

Leippe, Michael
Attitude change; Cognitive dissonance; Psychology and Law, including social influences on eyewitness confidence and memory, and motivational factors in jurors’ trial processing

Markus, Keith
Causation, Causal Inference and Causal Modeling; Test Validity

Widom, Cathy Spatz
Longterm Consequence of Child Abuse and Neglect; Crime and Violence, Psychopathy and Sex Roles