Dan 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
On leave Fall 2016


(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

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

    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.

  • Costanzo, M. & Krauss, D. (2015). Forensic and legal psychology: Psychological science applied to the law. 2nd edition, New York: Worth Publishers.

  • Krauss, D. & Scurich, N. (2014). The impact of case factors on jurors’ decisions in a sexual violent predator hearing. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 20, 135-145.

  • Scurich, N. & Krauss, D. (2014). The presumption of dangerousness in sexual violent predator commitment hearings. Law, Probability, and Risk, 13, 91-104. doi: 10.1093/lpr/mgt015

  • Krauss, D & Sales, B. (2014). Training in forensic psychology. In I.Weiner & R. Otto (Eds.) Handbook of Forensic Psychology, 4th edition. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. (pp. 111-134).

Selected Awards and Affiliations

  • Fellow, Division 41 of APA, Psychology and Law Society

    Member at Large Division 41 of APA Psychology and Law Society 2013-2016

  • Early Career Research Award 2010 Western Psychology Association

    Fellow, Western Psychology Association

  • Supreme Court Fellow (United States Sentencing Commission) 2002-3

  • National Science Foundation Grant Award

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