Department of Psychology

Forensic/Legal Psychology Research

Broadly defined, both legal and forensic psychology are terms used to describe areas where law and psychology intersect. Therefore, there is a wide variety of interest areas within this field. For example, forensic psychologists might testify in court in competency hearings or insanity defense cases, study factors that lead to eyewitness identification errors, conduct child custody evaluations, treat mentally ill offenders in prisons, or study jury decision making.

The following faculty members research this area of psychology. Please follow the links to their homepages: