Forensic and Legal Psychology M.A. Research Area

Dr. Jason Doll’s areas of academic interest lie primarily within the realm of legal psychology (e.g., eyewitness identification, false confessions, investigative interviewing, deception detection). In addition, he has published and presented on such topics as the teaching of forensic/legal psychology, wrongful convictions, police stress, and organizational change/development in correctional institutions.

Dr. Hargreaves-Cormany engages in multiple scholarship activities including but not limited to obtaining external and internal funding to support her Graduate Student Research Team and the research conducted by the team.  Dr. Hargreaves-Cormany, her colleagues in the field and her research team are currently conducting a study analyzing data from the National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS) focusing on animal cruelty and related crimes perpetrated by youth.  Dr. Hargreaves-Cormany and her research team present their research at professional conferences such as the American Psychology Law Society Conference and the American Psychological Association Convention and write various publications for the field.

Linda Millis

Dr. Courtney Porter’s research focuses on criminal & juvenile justice, victimization, and organizational development. She works closely with local agencies in implementing and evaluating policies and practices. She is also interested in students’ professional development, working to assist students succeed in the workforce. Her recent research focuses on the use of assessment tools in criminal justice, interpersonal violence, coercive control, cult behavior, and professional development for students. Her workshops on communicating with practitioners and navigating the job market are annual features of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences’ Doctoral Summit.