Professor, Director of MA Program - Psychological Science Track*
*The DPST is responsible for all aspects of the Psychological Science MA track including recruitment and admissions, curriculum, professional development, and assessment.
Dr. Greene's primary research interests are in psychology and law, specifically in the areas of legal decision making, eyewitness memory, beliefs about the causes and consequences of crime, and psychological issues in elder law. Her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, American Bar Association, National Institute of Justice, American Psychology-Law Society, Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues and the Borchard Foundation Center on Law and Aging. She consults with judges and attorneys and, on occasion, testifies in court as an expert witness on jury decision-making and eyewitness memory.
Applied cognitive and applied social psychology, psychology and law, legal decision-making, heuristical reasoning, and eyewitness memory.
Greene, E., & Evelo, A.J. (2013). Attitudes regarding life sentences for juvenile offenders. Law and Human Behavior, 37, 276-289.
Greene, E., & Bornstein, B. (2013). Nudging the justice system toward better decisions. Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, 103, 1155-1170.
Evelo, A.J., & Greene, E. (2013). Judgments about felony murder in hindsight. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 27, 277-285.
Gibson, S., & Greene, E. (2013). Assessing knowledge of elder financial abuse: A first step in enhancing prosecutions. Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect, 25, 167-182.
Greene, E., & Gibson, S. (2013). The experiences of older adults in the legal system. Chapter in M. Miller & B. Bornstein (eds.), Trauma, Stress, and Wellbeing in the Legal System. New York: Oxford.
Woody, W. D., & Greene, E. (2012). Jurors' use of standards of proof in decisions about punitive damages. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 30, 856-872.
Greene, E., & Evelo, A.J. (2012). All things eyewitness. Review of J. Lampinen, J., Neuschatz, & A. Cling, The psychology of eyewitness identification. PsycCritiques, 57, Release 40, Article 7.
Greene, E., Fogler, K., & Gibson, S. (2012). Do people comprehend legal language in wills? Applied Cognitive Psychology.
Greene, E., &Cahill, B. (2012). Effects of neuroimaging evidence on mock juror decision making. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 30, 280-296.
Bornstein, B., & Greene, E. (2011). Consulting on damages. Chapter in R. Wiener & B. Bornstein (eds.), Handbook of Trial Consulting. New York: Springer.
Brank, E., Greene, E., & Hochevar, K. (2011). Holding parents responsible: Is vicarious responsibility the public's answer to juvenile crime? Psychology, Public Policy, and Law.
Greene, E. (2011). Figuring kids' allowance and other conversion problems: Commentary on "Judgment by the Numbers." Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 8, 262-269.
Bornstein, B., & Greene, E. (2011). Jury decision making: Implications for and from psychology. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 20, 63-67.