Allison Redlich, Ph.D.
Professor (CV)
School of Criminal Justice, University at Albany

Before joining the UAlbany School of Criminal Justice faculty, Professor Redlich was a Senior Research Associate at Policy Research Associates and a Research Scientist at the Stanford University School of Medicine. She received her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from the University of California, Davis. Professor Redlich is an internationally recognized expert on police interrogations and false confessions, particularly with vulnerable populations such as persons with mental illness and juveniles. More recently, she has begun a related program of research on true and false guilty pleas.

In addition to these areas of study, Professor Redlich conducts research on Mental Health Courts and other forms of criminal justice diversion. She publishes extensively and is often asked to provide expert testimony. Her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Institute of Justice, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and NARSAD: The Mental Health Research Association. Professor Redlich is a member of the Advisory Board of the Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth, and is active in the American Psychological Association, including serving on the Executive Committees of the American Psychology-Law Society and the Society for Child and Family Practice and Policy.

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