Dr. Jennifer Groscup presents her Presidential Address at the American Psychology-Law Society meeting (video)
American Psychology-Law Society Presidential Address
About Dr. Jennifer Groscup
Jennifer L. Groscup, JD, PhD, is an associate professor of psychology at Scripps College, the women’s college of the Claremont Colleges. She received her JD and PhD (Social Psychology) from the law/psychology program at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Her research has been funded by local entities and federal agencies and focuses on legal decision-making. In the jury and judicial decision-making contexts, her research has focused on expert testimony and scientific evidence, and she received the AP-LS First Place Dissertation Award for her research in that area in 2002. Her research on Fourth Amendment decision-making has focused on privacy expectations, especially related to the use of technology, and on the psychological factors that contribute to a person’s willingness to consent to a police search. Groscup has served as a reviewer for journals and book publishers and an editorial board member for journals in psychology and law. She previously served AP-LS as Dissertation Awards committee chair, AP-LS Conference co-chair, newsletter editor, member-at-large and secretary. Groscup was the recipient of the AP-LS Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring Award in the Field of Psychology and Law in 2017.