GRANT FUNDING (as PI/Co-PI)


Rutgers University Research Council Award (2019-2020): “Childhood Trauma as a Mitigating Factor in Criminal Sentencing” (as Principal Investigator).

Genetics and Human Agency Initiative Junior Investigator Award, Department of Psychology at the University of Virginia and the John Templeton Foundation (2016-2019): “Genetic Essentialist Thinking Toward Offenders with Mental Disorders: Exacerbation of Stigma and Potential Influences on Punishment Views” (as Principal Investigator).

MacArthur Foundation Juvenile Justice Network and American Psychology-Law Society (APA Division 41) Grant-in-Aid MacArthur Award (2017): “Juvenile Judges’ Perceptions of Juvenile Psycho-social and Neurological Development in Competency Evaluations” (as Principal Investigator).

American Psychology-Law Society (APA Division 41) Student Grant-in-Aid (2016): “Lay Attitudes Toward and Stigmatization of Mental Disorders and Potential Extra-legal Influences on Sentencing and Punishment Preferences” (as Principal Investigator).

American Academy of Forensic Psychology Dissertation Grant in Applied Law & Psychology (2016): “Jury-eligible Public Attitudes Toward Biological Risk Factors for Criminal Behavior and Implications for Capital Sentencing” (as Principal Investigator).

Fontaine Society Summer Research Grant, University of Pennsylvania (2015): “Educator of the Court: The Role of the Expert Witness in Cases Involving Autism Spectrum Disorder” (as Principal Investigator).