Accepting Students
Stanley Brodsky

Stanley L. Brodsky, Professor Emeritus

364-C Gordon Palmer Hall | (205) 348-5083 | sbrodsky@ua.edu


  • expert witness testimony
  • jury selection
Jennifer Cox

Jennifer Cox, Associate Professor

255-A Gordon Palmer Hall | (205) 348-5083 | jennifer.m.cox@ua.edu


  • the interplay between psychological assessment and the legal system
  • conceptualization and assessment of psychopathic personality (psychopathy)
  • influence of psychological expert testimony on legal decision making
  • how legal decision makers understand and consider psychopathy evidence during the trial process

Lauren Kois, Assistant Professor

407A Gordon Palmer Hall | (205) 348-5083 | lekois@ua.edu


  • Forensic mental health assessment (competence to stand trial and criminal responsibility)
  • Competence restoration programming
  • Gender differences in forensic assessment, risk, and intervention
  • Forensic mental health needs assessment and program evaluation