Daniel Krauss

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

Professor of Psychology

Areas of Expertise:
Abnormal Psychology, Expert Testimony, Jury Decision-Making, Law

Daniel Krauss
(909) 607-8504
(909) 621-8419
Seaman Hall 231

Office Hours

Monday 11:00-12:00 pmWednesday 11:00-12:00 pm
  • Education
  • Awards and Affiliations
  • Research and Publications
B.A., The Johns Hopkins University; M.A., J.D. University of Arizona; Ph.D. (Clinical-Psychology, Policy & Law) University of Arizona
  • Master Lecturer, American Psychological Association

    Board of Directors, American Board of Forensic Psychology

    Fellow, Division 41 of APA, Psychology and Law Society

    Fellow, Association for 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.


    Krauss, D., Cook, G., & Klapatch, L.* (2018). Risk assessment communication difficulties:  An empirical examination of the effects of categorical versus probabilistic risk communication in sexually violent predator decisions. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 36, 532-553. DOI: 10.1002/bsl.2379

    Krauss, D., Gongola, J., Scurich, N., & Busch, B** (2018). Mental state at time of offense in the hot tub: An empirical investigation of concurrent evidence in an insanity case. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 36, 358-372. DOI: 10.1002/bsl.2348.

    Costanzo, M. & Krauss, D. (2018). Forensic and legal psychology: Psychological science applied to the law. 3rd edition. New York: Worth Publishers.

    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.). 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

    Sales, B. & Krauss, D. (2015). The psychology of law: Human behavior, legal institutions, and law. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.