Primary Faculty

Stanley L. Brodsky, PhD, received his doctorate. from the University of Florida in 1964. Dr. Brodsky is the coordinator of the Psychology & Law concentration. He directs the Witness Research Lab as well as conducting research on issues in forensic psychology, competency for execution, jury selection, trial consultation, expert witness effectiveness, and mitigation evidence and testimony. Contact information for Dr. Brodsky is available in our faculty directory.

Karen L. Salekin, PhD, received her doctorate from the University of North Texas in 1997, and was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Mass Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry. Her major research interest focuses on forensic assessment and includes issues of mental retardation, capital mitigation, competence to stand trial, competence to waive Miranda Rights, criminal responsibility, and risk and protective factors in juvenile delinquency. Contact information for Dr. Salekin is available in our faculty directory.

Jennifer Cox, PhD

Secondary Faculty

Randall T. Salekin, PhD, received his doctorate from the University of North Texas.  His primary interests are in child forensic psychology including the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents who have come into contact with the law. Dr. Salekin is active in the psychology and law concentration and is interested in such issues as juvenile transfer to adult court, culpability, and the treatment of youth diagnosed with Conduct Disorder. Another primary research area is the study of psychopathy and how it relates to dangerousness and other legal issues. Contact information for Dr. Randy Salekin is available in our faculty directory.

John E. Lochman, PhD, received his doctorate from the University of Connecticut.  Dr. Lochman is the Doddridge Saxon Chair of Clinical Psychology at The University of Alabama. He has primary research interests in examining the short- and long-term effects of prevention programs provided to high-risk aggressive children, and treatment programs for youth with externalizing disorders. These school- and community-based programs (Anger Coping Program, Coping Power Program, Fast Track Program) use cognitive-behavioral, social problem solving and social-skill training approaches with children, and behavioral parent training with parents. Contact information for Dr. Lochman is available in our faculty directory.

Affiliated Faculty

Wesley T. Church, PhD, is a faculty member of the School of Social Work. his research interests include juvenile delinquency, treatment outcomes, and justice-related attitudes.