Postdoctoral Fellows & Graduate Student Researchers

 

Doctoral &
Postdoctoral Alumni

Denise Baker
Assistant Professor
Missouri University of 
Science & Technology

Carly Giffin
Federal Judicial Center

David Lovis-McMahon
Facebook, Inc.

Ashley Votruba
Assistant Professor
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Keelah Williams
Assistant Professor
Hamilton College

 

Bethany GrownsBethany Growns
Postdoctoral Fellow
School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Research Interests: cognitive mechanisms that underlie forensic science expertise

Logan BusseyLogan Bussey
Ph.D. Program in Law and Psychology

Research Interests:individual and group influences on juror decision making, eyewitness memory, juror instructions
Emily DenneEmily Denne
Ph.D. Program in Law and Psychology

Research Interests: broad effects of stereotyping, racism, and prejudice at every level of our legal system
Kristen McCowanKristen McCowan
Ph.D. Program in Law and Psychology

Research Interests: juror decision making, and the general role expert and juror biases play within the justice system
Breanna OlsonBreanna Olson
Ph.D. Program in Law and Psychology

Research Interests: juror and jury decision making; use and influence of evidence and intergroup dynamics in jury deliberation processes
Hannah PhalenHannah Phalen
Ph.D. Program in Law and Psychology

Research Interests: the ways in which gender, expressed emotions, and emotionally evocative evidence influences legal decision-making
Kathleen PadillaKathleen Padilla
Ph.D. Program in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Research Interests: policing, with a focus on police officer mental health and wellness; training and technology; and qualitative methodologies.
Justin SanchezJustin Sanchez
Ph.D. Program in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Research Interests: Policing, Organizational Justice, Procedural justice & Legitimacy.
Madison AdamoliMadison Adamoli
M.S. Program in Psychology

Research Interests: prisonization, specifically its affect on inmates and individuals who work within the prison system as well as how stigmatization effects decision-making
Brianna baileyBrianna Bailey
M.S. Program in Psychology

Research Interests: forensic psychology; social psychology; gender roles in law; racial stigma and prejudice in law; impact of graphic/gruesome evidence; jury decision making; public perceptions of attorneys; gendered words and attitudes
Samantha BeanSamantha Bean
M.S. Program in Psychology

Research Interests: jury decision making, intergroup dynamics, and the role of emotion in the courtroom
Anna FineAnna Fine
M.S. Program in Psychology

Research Interests: the intersection of Law and Psychology, Human Cognition, and jury decision making
Emily LineEmily Line
M.S. Program in Psychology

Research Interests: forensic psychology, specifically forensic mental health evaluations, the measurements used in them, and the role they play in the judicial system
Jake PlantzJake Plantz
M.S. Program in Psychology

Research Interests: Decision-making in forensic, counseling, and clinical settings with a focus on the role of bias and social processes such as conformity and compliance.
Colleen SullivanColleen Sullivan
M.S. Program in Criminology & Criminal Justice

Research Interests: child sexual abuse and the methods used to interview children, family law, and extralegal factors that influence legal decision making