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PhD in Legal Psychology

Our program focuses on issues such as witness memory, interrogations, investigative interviewing, lineups, deception detection and juror decision-making. Capitalizing on our location in a major litigation center of of the southeastern United States, FIU is one of the few universities in the world with a doctoral concentration in legal psychology and is well-respected in psychology-law circles.

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Congratulations to Dr. Michelle Pena on being recognized as a Worlds Ahead graduate at Summer 2019 Commencement!

Congratulations to Dr. Keith Wylie for starting his tenure-track position at Emporia State University.

Welcome to our new graduate students Devon LaBat, Victoria Carlson, Haley Dawson and Hana Chae!