Dan Krauss

Daniel Krauss, J.D., Ph.D., ABPP (Forensic Psychology)


B.A., The Johns Hopkins University; M.A., J.D. University of Arizona; Ph.D. (Clinical-Psychology, Policy & Law) University of Arizona
Office Hours
Monday 1:30 pm- 3:00 pm, Wednesday 11:00 am- 12:00 pm


(909) 607-8504


Seaman Hall 231

Curriculum Vitae

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Areas of Expertise

Abnormal Psychology, Expert Testimony, Jury Decision-Making, Law

Selected Research and Publications

  • Garrett, B., Krauss, D., & Scurich, N. (2017). Capital jurors in an era of death penalty decline. Yale Law Journal, Forum. 126, 417-430. http://www‌.yale‌lawjournal.org/forum/capital-jurors-in-an-era-of-death-penalty-decline

    Bandt-Law, B.** & Krauss, D. (2017). The effects of mortality salience on death penalty decisions when the defendant is mentally ill. Journal of Aggression, Conflict, and Peace Research, 9, 141-154.

    Gongola, J., Krauss, D., & Scurich, N. (2017). Life without the possibility of parole for juvenile offenders: Public sentiments. Psychology, Public Policy & Law, 23, 96-104. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/law0000111

    Krauss, D. & Lieberman, J. (2017). A balancing act: Managing different aspects of validity in jury simulation research. In The psychology of juries: Current knowledge and a research agenda for the future (M. Kovera, Ed.). The American Psychological Association Washington, DC: American Psychological Association (pp 185-205).

    Lieberman, J., Krauss, D., Sakiyama, M., & Heen, M. (2016). The good, the bad, and the ugly: Professional perceptions of ideal, acceptable, and unacceptable jury decision making research. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 34, 495-514. DOI: 10.1002/bsl.2246

    Scurich, N., Gongola, J., & Krauss, D. (2016). The biasing effect of the “Sexually Violent Predator” label on legal decisions. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry,47, 109-114. doi.org/10.1016/j.ijlp.2016.05.002

    DeMatteo D; Murphy, M., Galloway, M.., & Krauss, D. (2015). A national survey of sexually violent predator legislation: Procedures, policy, and practice. International Journal of Law and Mental Health, 14, 245-266.

    Scurich, N, Krauss, D, Reiser, L, Garcia, N., & Deer, L** (2015). Venire jurors’ perception of adversarial allegiance. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 21, 161-168. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/law0000042

    Sales, B. & Krauss, D. (2015). The psychology of law: Human behavior, legal institutions, and law. Part of the Law and Public Policy: Psychology and the Social Science Book Series. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Selected Awards and Affiliations

  • Board of Directors, American Board of Forensic Psychology

    Fellow, Division 41 of APA, Psychology and Law Society

    Fellow, Association of Psychological Science

    Fellow, Western Psychological Association

    Early Career Research Award Western Psychology Association

    Supreme Court Fellow (United States Sentencing Commission)

    Phi Beta Kappa & G. Stanley Hall Award (Most Outstanding Graduate in Psychology), The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.