Presentations

Potential Juror Perceptions of Offenders with Genetically Influenced Mental Disorders, New Orleans, LA, 2/17/2018

Oral paper presentation in session on ‘Courts and Law: Emerging Issues in Sentencing’ at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting.

The Effects of Psychiatric and Biological ‘Labels’ on Sentencing and Punishment Preferences, Philadelphia, PA, 11/17/2017

Oral paper presentation in session on ‘Issues in Sentencing: Drugs and Mental Health’ at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting.

Public Attitudes Towards Legally Coerced Biological Treatments of Criminals, Mexico City, Mexico, 6/22/2017

Oral paper presentation in ‘Ethics and Medical Treatment’ panel at the Law and Society Association 2017 Annual Meeting.

Genetic Essentialist Biases of Judges Towards Offenders with Mental Disorders: The Exacerbation of Stigma and Potential Influences on Judicial Decisions, Charlottesville, VA, 5/11/2017

Genetics and Human Agency Grant Annual Meeting, University of Virginia.

Psychiatric and Biological Research on Behavior as Extra-legal and Discretionary Factors in the Legal Process, Charlottesville, VA, 5/10/2017

Institute of Law, Psychiatry, & Public Policy, University of Virginia.

Societal Attitudes Towards Biological Risk Factors for Criminal Behavior and Implications for Death Penalty Mitigation, New Orleans, LA, 11/18/2016

Oral paper presentation in ‘The Influence of Psychopathic Traits, Gender, and Biological Evidence on Juror Decision-Making’ panel at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting.

The Neural Basis of Violent Criminal Intent and Implications of Bioscientific Research on Offending, Lancaster, PA, 11/1/2016

Franklin and Marshall College Psychology Colloquium (with Olivia Choi).

The Role of the Expert Witness in Influencing and Educating Societal Perceptions of Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASDs), New Orleans, LA, 6/2/2016

Oral paper presentation in session on ‘Political Leaders, Public Opinion and Courts’ at the Law and Society Association Annual Meeting.

In a just world, sex offenders do not win the lottery (even if murderers sometimes do), San Diego, CA, 1/30/2016

with Chaz Lively. Poster Presentation at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference.

In a just world, sex offenders do not win the lottery (but murderers do), Chicago, IL, 11/20/2015

with Chaz Lively. Poster Presentation at the Society for Judgment and Decision Making Conference.

“What Can I Do as a Judge?:” Judicial Roles and Limits Regarding Mentally Disordered Offenders, Washington D.C., 11/18/2015

Oral paper presentation in session on ‘Judges and Jurors in Criminal Cases’ at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting.

Science and the Sex Offender: Advances in Bioscientific Research on Pedophilia and Implications for the American Criminal Justice System, Vienna, Austria, 7/16/2015

Oral paper presentation in session on ‘Sex Offenders’ at the International Academy of Law and Mental Health 2015 Congress.

How Does Evidence of Genetic Disorders Influence Judges and Judicial Discretion?, San Francisco, CA, 11/19/2014

Oral paper presentation on “Biosocial Criminology: Research, Theory, and Use in the Criminal Justice System” panel at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting.

Judicial Perceptions of Punishment, Sentencing and Incarceration Concerning Offenders with Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Philadelphia, PA, 2/19/2014

Oral paper presentation in session on ‘Special Needs Offenders’ at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting.

Jury Perceptions of Criminal Offenders with High Functioning Autistic Spectrum Disorders (hfASDs), Atlanta, GA, 11/23/2013

Oral paper presentation in session on ‘Criminal Justice System Processing of People with Mental Illness’ at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting.