Scholarly activity in this track focuses on the following topics:
(click on topics for lists of publications, etc.)
Psychology of the Trial Process
The emphasis is on applying psychological methods and theory to improve the process by which the police and court system handles individuals detained, arrested, and tried for crimes
Psychology of Social Issues and Social Justice
The methods and issues here focus on field research and survey research studying naturally occurring processes in real-world settings. The emphasis is on using psychology to address social injustices and related social issues.
Assessment, measurement & program evaluation
Discrimination, diversity & culture
Law, policy & social justice
Psychology of Intra- and Interpersonal Processes Related to Criminal Justice
The emphasis is on psychological process at the nexus between intra-personal processes and interpersonal processes that affect social behavior related to criminal justice.
Attitudes, social influence/cognition
Child & family & community
Interpersonal violence: Victims and offenders
Policing and investigation