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Lab Members

Criminal Justice and Applied Decision Making Lab

The Criminal Justice and Applied Decision Making Lab is housed in the Criminal Justice and Sociology Department, and we are part of the Psychology and Law Graduate Program. Topics we have studied include:

  • Probation revocation decisions
  • Jury decision making including:
    • Role of emotions
    • Victim impact statements
    • Evidence order
  • Civil juror decision making
  • Victim characteristics

Kimberly Schweitzer, PhD

Email: kschweit@uwyo.edu

Research Interests:

  • Juror/jury decision making
  • The role of emotions at trial
  • Importance and weighing of trial evidence
  • Sentencing at capital trials
  • Victims
  • Probation revocation decisions
Kim Schweitzer

Cassandra Flick, MA

Email: Cassandra Flick

Research Interests:

  • Civil juror decision making
  • Juror memory for trial information
  • Capital sentencing decisions
  • Weighing of aggravating and mitigating factors
Cassandra Flick

Amanda Anzovino

Email: Amanda Anzovino

Research Interests:

  • Jury decision making
  • Victim impact statements
  • Evidence impact on trial outcomes
  • Sexual assault survivors' navigation of the legal system
Amanda Anzovino

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