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Dr. Megan Kienzle

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Dr. Megan Kienzle

Assistant Professor
(585) 395-5127
mkienzle@brockport.edu
Office:  Albert W. Brown Building 231

Courses Offered

  • Police Process
  • Investigations
  • Death Penalty
  • Research Method
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice

Research Interests

  • Jury/Juror Decision Making
  • Causes of Wrongful Conviction
  • Alibis
  • Evidence Contamination

Biography

Megan joined to the department in Fall 2013. Growing up in Iowa, she received her undergraduate degree in psychology (B.S.) from Iowa State University, then moved to Florida to attend graduate school at the University of Florida in 2008. She received her master's degree in Criminology, Law and Society there, and is currently finishing her doctoral work examining juror perceptions of evidence contamination. She has been involved in various research projects studying the intersection of psychology and law by focusing on decision making in the legal context. Megan taught courses on the Death Penalty, Law and Society, and Psychology and Law while in graduate school and is teaching Police Process and Investigations at Brockport this fall.

Last Updated 3/13/19

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