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Joel D. Lieberman, Ph.D.

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

Biography

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 technology, including social media and unmanned aerial vehicles (i.e., drones). In addition, he has recently been studying the issue of sexual assaults in crowds, including nightclubs, as well as music festivals and concerts. 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.