Profiles in "Law and Psychology" Expertise Area

  • Nick Schweitzer is the founding director of the Arizona State University Law and Behavioral Science group and an associate professor in ASU's School of Social and Behavioral Sciences.
  • Dr Szeli teaches an array of undergraduate and graduate courses, both in-person and online. Her particular area of interest is in the intersections between psychology and the law.
  • Professor Demaine's research interests include the empirical analysis of law, legal procedure, and legal decision making, the application of legal and psychological perspectives to social issues, and advances in technology.
  • Lanyon is currently studying the development and validation of methods to assess response distortions in forensic contexts.
  • Salerno's research interests include several lines of inquiry that apply social psychological theory and experimentation to legal contexts. She is a founding member of the ASU program on law and behavioral science.
  • Dr. Fradella researches the historical development of substantive, procedural and evidentiary criminal law; the evaluation of law's effects on human behavior; and the dynamics of legal decision-making.
  • Neal is principal investigator of the Clinical and Legal Judgment Lab, inaugural director of the Future of Forensic Science Initiative, founding member of the Law and Behavioral Science group, and a Fulbright Scholar.
  • Ashford directs the Office of Offender Diversion and Sentencing Solutions and the Office of Forensic Social Work Research and Training.
  • Dr. Wissler conducts empirical research on alternative dispute resolution (ADR) processes to better understand their nature, use, and outcomes and the factors that enhance or detract from their effectiveness.
  • Stolzenberg takes an interdisciplinary approach to studying children’s reports of maltreatment, then applying her work to criminal justice systems.