Lectures and Conference Presentations


Civil Commitment of Sexual Violent Predators: A Continuing Dangerous Road
Krauss, D. (2018). American Psychological Association Invited Master Lecture, San Francisco, CA, August 11.

Values, Identity, Scholarship, and the Arts
Krauss, D. (2017). Invited Talk, Claremont McKenna College, October 10.

Can Direct Examination Sensitize Jurors to the Scientific Validity of Expert Mental Health Testimony?
Neal, T., Velez, R., Haas, J., Goodard, H., Quamme, C., & Krauss, D. (2017). A paper presented at the American Psychology and Law Society Annual Conference, Seattle, WA, March 16-18.

Life Without Parole for Juvenile Offenders: Public Sentiments
Gongola, J., Krauss, D., & Scurich, N. (2017). A paper presented at the American Psychology and Law Society Annual Conference, Seattle, WA, March 16-18.

Continuing Danger Concerning SVP Laws
Krauss, D. (2017). Invited Talk, La Sierra University, January 12.

High Profile Cases Lead to Misunderstandings of Psychology and Law
Krauss, D. (2016). Invited Talk, 5th reunion CMC, June 3.

The Dangers of SVP (Sexually Violent Persons) Laws
Krauss, D. (2016). Invited address RAND psychology speaker series, California, March 17.

The Courts and Juries Struggle With Sexual Violent Person (SVP) Laws
Krauss, D. (2015). Invited Talk, Center for Psychology and Law, University of California-Irvine, November 13.

7 Myths of Mental Illness
Krauss, D. (2015). Invited Talk, Mental Health Alliance, Claremont McKenna College, March 31. 

Forensic Mental Health Assessment: How to Train the Next Generation
Conroy, M., Heilbrun, K., Packer, I, DeMatteo, D., & Krauss, D. (2015). A symposium presented at the American Psychology and Law Society Annual Conference, San Diego, March 19-21.

Using High Profile Cases to Teach About Psychology and Law: The Importance of Correcting Misconceptions
Krauss, D. (2014). CMC Alumni weekend, May 2.

The Presumption of Dangerousness in Sexual Violent Predator Commitment Hearings
Scurich, N. & Krauss, D. (2014). A paper presented at the American Psychology and Law Society Annual Conference, New Orleans, March 5-8.

Dangerous Expert Testimony: Carelessness About Future Risk
Krauss, D. (2014). CMC symposium: The American Legal System: Swift Justice or Careless Conviction? February 25.

Risk Assessment in the Law: Legal Admissibility, Scientific Validity, and Some Disparities Between Research and Practice
Krauss, D. & Scurich, N. (2013). A paper presented at the American Psychological Association Convention, Hawaii, August 4.

The DSM-5 and Forensic Practice
Krauss, D. (2013). Invited Address: Continuing education for San Bernardino Public Defender’s Office, San Bernardino, CA, July 18.

Dangerous Expert Testimony: Jurors and Experts Confusion About Future Risk
Krauss, D. (2013). Invited Address, Arizona State University-West, Phoenix, AZ, April 18.

Report of the NSF Group on Methodological Issues in Jury Research
Bornstein, B., Eisenberg, E, Krauss, D., Rose, M, Cutler, B., & Greene, E. (2013). Part of the symposium on the future of jury research presented at the American Psychology and Law Society Annual Conference, Portland, OR, March 7-9.

A National Survey of State Sexually Violent Person (SVP) Legislation: Procedures, Policy and Practice
Murphy, M., Galloway, M., Krauss, D., & DeMatteo (2013). A poster presented the American Psychology and Law Society Annual Conference, Portland, OR, March 7-9.

The Effect of Adjusted Actuarial Risk Assessment on Mock-Jurors’ Decisions in a Sexual Predator Commitment Proceeding
Scurich, N. & Krauss, D. (2013). A paper presented at the American Psychology and Law Society Annual Conference, Portland, OR, March 7-9.

Predicting Dangerousness in Death Penalty Cases
Krauss, D. (2013). Invited Address: The Death Penalty in the United States: Practice and Philosophy, Claremont McKenna College, January 17-19.

How It Looks Matters Sometimes More Than Others: Determining When Ecological Validity Is More Important in Jury Decision-Making Research
Krauss, D. (2012). Invited Address, NSF conference on jury research, John Jay College, September 28-29.

Future Directions in Risk Assessment in the Legal System
Krauss, D. (2012). Invited Address, Western Psychology Association, April 26-29.

Assessment of Civil Competencies in Older Adults
Krauss, D. (2012). Invited Continuing Education training for the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, Irvine, CA, February 10.

Using High-Profile Crime Cases to Teach About Insanity in Forensic and Abnormal Psychology Courses
Krauss, D. (2012). Invited Address, National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, Florida, January 4-6.

Assessment of Civil Competencies in Older Adults
Krauss, D. (2011). Invited Continuing Education training for the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, Dallas, TX, November 4.

Using High Profile Crime Cases to Teach About Insanity in Psychology Courses
Krauss, D. (2011). Keynote Address, Mountain States Conference on the Teaching of Psychology, Durango, CO, October 23.

Psychological Myths and Misconceptions: Thinking Clearly About Information in the Internet Age
Krauss, D. (2011). Invited Address, Phi Beta Kappa of Claremont, March 12. 

Unable to Separate the Wheat From the Chaff: Jurors Confusion Over Expert Testimony
Krauss, D. (2011). Invited Address for early career research award, Western Psychology Association, April 28-May 1.

Affect- Based Bias Correction and Cognitive Effort in Juridical Decision-making
McCabe, J. & Krauss, D. (2011). A paper presented at Western Psychology Association, April 28-May 1.

Forensic Psychology and Its Evolution
Krauss, D. (2011). Invited Address, Psi Chi Chapter of Pomona College, April 1. 

Toward Understanding When Deliberations in Mock Jury Studies Are Necessary
McCabe, J., Mary, J., & Krauss, D. (2010). A paper presented at the American Psychological Association Conference, San Diego, CA, August 12-15.

Jury Confusion Over Dangerousness
Krauss, D., McCabe, J., Lieberman, J. (2009). An invited talk at Claremont Graduate University Symposium on Law and Psychology, November 20.

Dangerously Confused: Jurors’ Reaction to Expert Testimony on Dangerousness
Krauss, D. (2009). An invited talk at the UCLA Clinical Psychology Colloquium, UCLA, CA, May 7. 

The Effects of Different Types of “Dangerous” Expert Testimony in Sexually Violent Predator Civil Commitments Hearings
Krauss, D., McCabe, J., & Lieberman, J. (2009). A paper presented at the American Psychology and Law Society Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, March 4-6.

Empathetic Mirroring: Acknowledging Mock Jurors Negative Reactions to a Trial Participant as a Means of Bias Correction
McCabe, J. & Krauss, D. (2009). A paper presented at the American Psychology and Law Society Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, March 4-6.

Dangerousness Expert Testimony: How Expert Psychological Testimony Affects Jury Decision
Krauss, D., McCabe, J., & Lieberman, J. (2008). Invited Talk, University of California Irvine, Social Psychology and Law Fall Conference. October 11.

Perceptions of Future Dangerousness Testimony in Sexual Predator Commitment Cases
Lieberman, J. & Krauss, D. (2008). A paper presented at the American Psychological Association Conference, Boston, MA, August 1.

Successful Grant Proposals: Advice and Opportunities for Beginners
Haire, S., Clark, S., Heurer, L, Krauss, D., Quas, J. & Rosenfeld, B. (2008). Invited Discussant, American Psychology and Law Society Annual Conference, Jacksonville, FL, March 5-8.

Students and Representative Mock Jurors in an SVP Hearing: Similarities and Differences
McCabe, J., Krauss, D., & Lieberman, J. (2008). A paper presented as part of a symposium, entitled “Do college students really act like community members in jury simulations? Not always!” American Psychology and Law Society Annual Conference, Jacksonville, FL, March 5-8.

Does Disorder Matter? Effects of Disorders and Inconsistent Information in a Sexually Violent Predator Trial
Lee, D. & Krauss, D. (2008). A paper presented at the American Psychology and Law Society Annual Conference, Jacksonville, FL, March 5-8.

The Effects of Future Dangerousness Testimony in Sexually Violent Predator Civil Confinement Hearings
Lieberman, J., Ramos, M., & Krauss, D., (2007). A talk presented at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November.

Third Party Observers in Psychological and Neuropsychological Assessment
Otto, R., Krauss, D., McCaffrey, R., & Puente, A., (2007). A discussion presented at the American Psychological Association Convention, San Francisco, CA, August 18.

The Danger of Dangerousness in Capital Sentencing
Krauss, D. (2007). Invited Address at the 3rd annual Law and Psychology Symposium at University of Nebraska-Lincoln, May 20-23.

Expert Testimony and Perceptions of Defendant Dangerousness in Civil Confinement Hearings of Sex Offenders
Lieberman, J. & Krauss, D. (2006). A talk presented at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA. November 2007.

The Danger of Dangerousness
Krauss, D. (2006). Invited Talk, Los Angeles Bar Association, Los Angeles, CA, September 9.
 
Clinical Expertise and Legal Dangerousness: A Dangerous Mix
Krauss, D. (2006). Invited Talk, Chapman University, April 20.

Psychological Factors Influencing the Persuasiveness of Expert Testimony on Risk Prediction in Sentencing Decisions
Lieberman, J.D., & Krauss, D.A. (2005). A talk presented at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada.

Hearsay Evidence and Jurors’ Reactance in a Civil Trial
Lee, D., Krauss, D., & Lieberman J. (2005). A paper presented at the 29th International Congress on Law and Mental Health, Invited Symposium on Psychological Research and Juror Decision-Making, Paris, France, July 2-9. 

Expert Testimony on Dangerousness
Krauss, D. & Lieberman (2005). A talk presented at the Claremont Symposium on Applied Psychology, Expert Testimony in the Courts, Claremont, CA, April 2.

Can Mock Jurors Disregard Hearsay Evidence in a Civil Trial?
Lee, D., Krauss, D., & Lieberman, J. (2005). A paper presented at Division 41 of APA, Psychology and Law Society Conference, San Diego, CA, March.

When Ethics and Law Collide
Behnke, S., Campbell, L, Craig, P., Kirnscherff, R., Krauss, D., McPherson, S., Ramos-Grenier, J., Hess, A., Swenson, H. (2004). A presentation by the Committee on Legal Issues of APA and the Ethics Committee at the American Psychological Association Conference, Honolulu, HI, July 30.
     
Rational and Experiential Processing in Juror Decision-Making
Krauss, D., Lieberman, J., & Olson, J. (2004). A poster presented at American Psychological Association Conference, Division 41. Honolulu, HI, July 29.

Improving the Effectiveness of Psychological Expert Testimony With Jury Instructions
Trifskin, S., & Krauss, D.A. (2004). A poster presentation at the 84th annual convention of the Western Psychological Association, Phoenix, AZ, April.

Judges’ Ability to Clinically Adjust Risk of Recidivism Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines
Krauss, D. (2004). A paper presented at Division 41 of APA, Psychology and Law Society Conference, Scottsdale, AZ, March.

Risk Assessment, Recidivism, and Judges’ Deviations From the Federal Sentencing Guidelines
Krauss, D. (2004). A talk presented before the Cognitive Faculty at Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA, February 6.

The Effectiveness of the “Safety Valve” to Target Low-Level Non-violent Offenders
Krauss, D., & Loeffler, C. (2003). A talk presented before the United States Sentencing Commission, Washington, D.C., June 28.

A Fifteen Year Review of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines
Hofer, P., Loeffler, C., & Krauss, D. (2003). A talk presented before the United States Sentencing Commission, Washington, D.C., June 28.

Juror’s Ability to Use Actuarial and Clinical Expert Testimony in Capital Sentencing Decision-Making
Krauss, D. (2002). Federal Judicial Center Speaker Series, Washington, D.C. October 23.

Can Jurors Differentiate Between Good Science and Bad Science?
Krauss, D. (2002). Atheneaum Talk, Faculty Ideas in Progress, Claremont McKenna College, CA, March 26.

Juror Evaluations of Expert Psychological Dangerousness Testimony in the Confusing World of Daubert: Can Jurors Tell the Difference Between Good Expert Testimony and Bad?
Krauss, D. & Lee, D. (2001). A poster presented at 3rd Annual Science & Law Conference, Miami, FL, October 2001.

The Effects of Clinical and Scientific Expert Testimony on Juror Decision-Making in Capital Sentencing
Krauss, D. & Sales, B.D. (2000). A paper presented at Division 41 of APA, Psychology and Law Society Conference, New Orleans, LA, March.

Can Jurors Tell the Difference Between Expert Scientific Testimony and Clinical Opinion Testimony?
Krauss, D. (1998). A presentation at the fall Research Deluge, University of Arizona, October.

Assessment Validity and Expert Opinion in Court
Sales, B. D. & Krauss, D. (1997). An invited paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, August.

A Comparison of Two Theories of Criminality
Krauss, D., Sales, B., Becker, J. & Figueredo, A. (1996). A poster presented at AP-LS Conference, Hilton Head, SC, March. 


 

Undergraduate Student Co-Authored Conference Presentations

The Influence of Sexual Orientation and Perceived Social Support on Suicide-Related Depression Symptom Clusters
Kellerman, J.* & Krauss, D. (2018). A poster presented at the Western Psychological Association Conference, Portland, OR, April 27.

Death Qualification and Attitude Salience
Busch, B.* & Krauss, D. (2018). A poster presented at the Western Psychological Association Conference, Portland, OR, April 27.

Mental State at Time of Offense in the Hot Tub: An Empirical Investigation of Concurrent Evidence in an Insanity Case
Gongola, J., Busch, B.*, Faruqee, S.*, Kellerman, J.*, Lawson, K., Wilson, G.*, Krauss, D., & Scurich, N. (2018). A paper presented at the American Psychology and Law Society Annual Conference, Memphis, TN, March 8-10.

Why Are Female Jurors More Punitive Towards Sex Offenders? A Test of a Mediation Model Based Upon Perceived Threat and Moral Outrage
Lawson, K.*, Kellerman, J.*, Busch, B.*, Wilson, G.*, Neal, T., & Krauss, D. (2017). A poster presented at the American Psychology and Law Society Annual Conference, Seattle, WA, March 16-18.

The Effects of Mortality Salience on Death Penalty Decisions
Bandt-Law, B.* & Krauss, D. (2016). A poster presented at the annual Western Psychology Association Conference, Long Beach, CA, April 29.

Adversarial Allegiance, Court-Appointed Experts, and Jury Decision-Making in a SVP Case
Reiser, L. Garcia, N., Deer, L.*, Scurich, N., & Krauss, D. (2015). A paper presented at the American Psychology and Law Society Annual Conference, San Diego, CA, March 19-21.

Legal and Extra-Legal Factors’ Influence on SVP Civil Commitment Verdicts
Javorka, M.*, Cluff, A., Jensen, A.*, Krauss, D., & Scurich, N. (2014). A poster presented at the American Psychology and Law Society Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA. March 5-8.

Abused Women Who Kill: Juror Perspectives on Self-Defense Theories
Nikoo, S.* & Krauss, D. (2012). A poster presented at Western Psychology Association, April 26-29.

Just World Beliefs, Expert Testimony and Verdicts: A Mediational Model
Dover, T*., Matthews, M., Krauss, D., & Levin, S. (2011). A poster presented at Western Psychology Association, April 28-May 1.

Perceptions of Psychological Expert Testimony: Factors That Make the Difference
Dover, T.*, Armstrong, M.*, McCabe, J., & Krauss, D. (2011). A poster presented at the American Psychology and Law Society Annual Conference, Miami, FL, March 2-5.

Jury Decision-Making in Cases of Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault
Ryan, A.* & Krauss, D. (2010). A poster presented at the American Psychology and Law Society Annual Conference, Vancouver, CA, March 17-20. 
* 2nd runner-up in undergraduate paper award competition

The Impact of Need for Cognition on Mock Jury Deliberation Length
Ryan, A.*, Valeneza, A.M., McCabe, J., & Krauss, D. (2009). A poster presented at the American Psychology and Law Society Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, March 4-6.

Expert Future Risk Testimony, Juror Perceptions, and SVP Hearings
Krauss, D.,  Sardis, A.*, Harrington, A.*, & McCabe, J. (2009). A poster presented at the Western Psychological Association Annual Conference, Portland, OR, April 23-27.

The Impact of Just World Beliefs, Authoritarianism, and Cognitive Processing Style on Mock Juror Decisions to Civilly Commit Sexually Violent Predators
Krauss, D., Gottschalk, D.*, Harrington, A.*, Sheinbein, S.*, Sardis, A.*, & Lieberman, J. (2008). A poster presented at American Psychological Association Conference, Boston, MA, August 14.

The Effects of Mock Juror Demographics on Decisions to Civilly Commit a Sexually Violent Predator
Krauss, D., McFadden, S.*, Strother, A.*, Tribbs, H.*, & Sparrow, S.* (2008). A poster presented at the American Psychology and Law Society Annual Conference, Jacksonville, FL, March 5-8.

Jurors’ Rational and Experiential Processing in a Sexually Violent Predator Case
Krauss, D., Lieberman, J., Sparrow, S.*, Gottschalk, D.*, Cassar, D., & Ramos, M. (2007). A poster presented at American Psychological Association Conference, San Francisco, CA, August 19.

Rational and Experiential Processing in Juror Decision-Making
Lieberman, J., Krauss, D., & Lehoux, M.* (2005). A paper presented at the 29th International Congress on Law and Mental Health, Invited Symposium on Psychological Research and Juror Decision-Making, Paris, France, July 2-9.

Thinking About the Danger Ahead: The Effects of Rational and Experiential Information Processing on Defendant Dangerousness Assessments
Lieberman, J., Krauss, D., Olson, J., Lehoux, M.*, & Kyger, M.* (2005). A paper presented at Division 41 of APA, Psychology and Law Society Conference, San Diego, CA, March.

Jurors’ Ability to Disregard Hearsay Evidence in a Civil Trial
Lee, D., Krauss, D., Ceballos, F.*, & Hall, D.* (2003). A paper presented at the Western Psychological Association, Vancouver, Canada, May 2003.

Can Jurors Tell the Difference Between Good Science and Bad?
Krauss, D., Lee, D., Hall, D.*, & Ceballos, F.* (2002). Western Psychological Association meeting, Irvine, CA, April 2002.

Deliberating on Dangerousness in Capital Sentencing: Are Mock Jurors More Influenced by Expert Actuarial or Clinical Predictions of Dangerousness?
Krauss, D., Lee, D., & Hall, D.* (2002). A paper presented at Division 41 of APA, Psychology and Law Society Conference, Austin, TX, March 2002.