Casey LaDuke

Casey LaDuke

Assistant Professor
Phone number: 
(212) 237-8974
Room number and address: 
10.63.11 NB


Fellowship, Neuropsychology, University of Virginia Health System (2018)

Internship, Psychology (Neuropsychology track), NYU Langone Health (2016)

PhD, Drexel University (2016, Clinical Psychology with major areas of study in forensic psychology and neuropsychology)

MS, Drexel University (2011, Psychology)

BA, University of Rochester (2009, Psychology, Brain & Cognitive Science, and Spanish)


Casey LaDuke is a licensed psychologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. His areas of interest broadly include forensic mental health assessment, neuropsychological assessment in both clinical and forensic practice, the use of neuropsychological and neuroscientific evidence in legal and policy decision making, and the diversion of individuals with serious mental illness from the justice system and into appropriate treatments. He is also interested in trends in professional training and practice in forensic psychology and neuropsychology. Before joining the John Jay faculty, he completed graduate training at Drexel University, internship training at the New York University Langone Medical Center, and fellowship training the University of Virginia Medical Center.

JJC Affiliations


Professional Memberships

American Psychology-Law Society; National Academy of Neuropsychology (current Professional Member of the Legislative Action & Advocacy Committee); American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology (Affiliate); American Board of Professional Psychology (Early Entry Option); New York Neuropsychology Group; International Neuropsychological Society; Psi Chi National Honor Society in Psychology

Course Taught

Doctoral level - Intellectual & Cognitive Assessment (PSYC 827); Personality Assessment (PSYC 828); Forensic Neuropsychology (PSYC 801)

Master’s level - Intellectual & Cognitive Assessment (PSY 751); Brain & Behavior (PSY 779)

Undergraduate - Introduction to Neuropsychology in the Forensic Setting (PSY 430)

Languages spoken/fluent in


Scholarly Work

LaDuke, C., Locklair, B., & Heilbrun, K. (2018). Neuroscientific, neuropsychological, and psychological evidence comparably impact legal decision making: Implications for experts and legal practitioners. Journal of Forensic Psychology Research and Practice. Advance online publication.

LaDuke, C., Barr, W., Brodale, D. L., & Rabin, L. A. (2018). Toward generally accepted forensic assessment practices among clinical neuropsychologists: A survey of professional practice and common test use. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 32, 145-164.

LaDuke, C., DeMatteo, D., Heilbrun, K., Gallo, J., & Swirsky-Sacchetti, T. (2017). The neuropsychological assessment of justice-involved men: Descriptive analysis, preliminary data, and a case for group-specific norms. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 32, 929-942.

Kois, L., King, C., LaDuke, C., & Cook, A. (2016). Cultivating student leadership in professional psychology. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 10, 29–36.

LaDuke, C., DeMatteo, D., Heilbrun, K., & Swirsky-Sacchetti, T. (2012). Clinical neuropsychology in forensic contexts: Practitioners’ experience, training, and practice. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 43, 503-309.

Honors and Awards

Student Poster Award, National Academy of Neuropsychology (2016); Francis Fields Memorial Award (Excellence in Student Research), Philadelphia Neuropsychology Society (2016); Research Excellence Award (Highly Commended), Drexel University Office of Graduate Studies (2015); Outstanding Student Poster (Best Overall), American Psychology-Law Society (2013); Ted Blau Memorial Award for Best Student Poster Presentation, National Academy of Neuropsychology (2012)

Area of Expertise

Most requested topics by media

Congress / Legislative Process
Courts, Procedural Justice & Sentencing
Criminal Justice / Crime Prevention & Reduction
Forensic Evidence
Law Enforcement / Policing / Police-Community Relations
Mental Illness
Racial & Social Justice

Faculty Expertise: topics/keywords

Forensic Mental Health Assessment

Violence & Crime Prevention

Neuroscience & Neuropsychology

Mental Illness

Racial & Social Justice

In The Media


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