Laura Smalarz

Assistant Professor
Faculty
WEST Campus
Mailcode
3051

Biography

Laura Smalarz's 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. 

Education

Ph.D. Iowa State University

Courses

Spring 2021
Course Number Course Title
PSY 399 Supervised Research
PSY 545 Advanced Legal Psychology
PSY 592 Research
PSY 593 Applied Project
PSY 599 Thesis
Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
PSY 368 Forensic Psychology
PSY 399 Supervised Research
PSY 545 Advanced Legal Psychology
PSY 592 Research
Summer 2020
Course Number Course Title
PSY 549 Capstone in Forensic Psych
PSY 590 Reading and Conference
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
PSY 368 Forensic Psychology
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
PSY 468 Psychology and Law

Expertise Areas