Laura Smalarz

Assistant Professor
Faculty
WEST Campus
Mailcode
3051

Biography

Laura Smalarz joins the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences as an assistant professor of psychology. Her research program investigates the legal system from a psychological perspective and aims to prevent wrongful convictions by establishing evidence-based practices for collecting eyewitness identification evidence. She also has interests in police interrogations, criminal stereotypes, and perceptions of the wrongfully convicted. Her research has been funded by the National Institute of Justice.

Education

Ph.D. Iowa State University

Courses

Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
PSY 468 Psychology and Law

Expertise Areas