Faculty

Bruce D. Sales
Virginia L. Roberts Professor of Criminal Justice

Education

J.D., Northwestern University
Ph.D., University of Rochester

Research Interests

Within the Law and Society perspective, my scholarly interests focus more specifically on the Psychology of Law, Criminology, and Criminal Justice

Selected Honors

Honorary Doctor of Science degree from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York for being the “founding father of forensic psychology as an academic discipline”

Recipient of the Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology and Law from the American Psychology-Law Society

Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Public Service from the American Psychological Association

Presidential Citation for Distinguished Service to the American Psychological Association

Founding Editor of the journal “Law and Human Behavior

First Editor of the journal “Psychology, Public Policy, and Law

Fellow of the American Psychological Association

Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science

Elected member of the American Law Institute

Fellow of the American Psychology-Law Society

Fellow of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues

Fellow of the Society of Clinical Psychology

Fellow of the Society for General Psychology

Twice elected and served as President of the American Psychology-Law Society

Sample Writings

Ingram, R. S. & Sales, B. D. (Submitted for publication). How prosecutors decide: Understanding and improving prosecutorial decision-making.

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

Findley, J. D. & Sales, B. D. (2012). The science of attorney advocacy: How courtroom behavior affects jury decision making. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Hall, S. R. & Sales, B. D. (2008). Courtroom modifications for child witnesses: Law and science in forensic evaluations.  Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Stinson, J., Sales, B., D. & Becker, J. V. (2008). Sex offending: Causal theories to inform research, prevention, and treatment. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Lieberman, J. D. & Sales, B. D. (2007). Scientific jury selection.  Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Hicks, S. J. & Sales, B.D. (2006; Italian Translation, 2009). Criminal profiling: Developing an effective science and practice.  Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Sales, B. D. & Shuman, D. W. (2005; Korean Translation, 2009). Experts in court: Reconciling law, science, and professional knowledge.  Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Beck, C. J. A. & Sales, B. D. (2001). Family mediation: Facts, myths and future prospects.  Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Ashford, J. B., Sales, B. D., & Reid, W. H.  (Eds.). (2001). Treating adult and juvenile offenders with special needs.  Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.