Headshot of Joel D. Lieberman, Ph.D.

Joel D. Lieberman, Ph.D.

Department(s): Criminal Justice
Office: GUA 5144
Mail Code: 5009
Phone: 702-895-0249
Fax: 702-895-0252
Email: JDL@unlv.nevada.edu


Dr. Joel Lieberman received his Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Arizona in 1997. His work involves the application of social psychological theories to criminal justice issues. More specifically, his research focuses on jury decision making, inter-group conflict, and police use of social media. In addition, he has recently been conducting research on public attitudes about unmanned aerial vehicles (i.e., drones). Professor Lieberman has experience in professional consultation, has authored numerous publications, and is a member of the editorial board for several journals. He was also the recipient of the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs Outstanding Teacher Award.

Unmanned Aerial Systems Expertise

  • Public Attitudes
  • Surveillance
  • Crime Scene Photography
  • Crowd Management
  • Police Use of UAS