Angela M. Crossman

Angela M. Crossman serves as Professor and Associate to the Provost for Faculty at John Jay College.  Angela earned a Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from Cornell University in 2001 (M.A., Cornell University, 1998; B.A., Dartmouth College, 1994).  She came to John Jay College in 2003 from a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the Institute for the Study of Child Development (UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ).  She is a faculty member of the Psychology & Law, Criminal Justice and Developmental Psychology doctoral programs at the CUNY Graduate Center. 

Dr. Crossman’s research interests include the development and socialization of lying and truth-telling in children, the reliability and credibility of children’s memory and testimony, and adolescent sexting behavior.  Her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation and the Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (with Dr. Victoria Talwar).  Her research has been published in Developmental Review, the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, and Trauma, Violence & Abuse.  She is a member of the Child Maltreatment editorial board and a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science.