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Tess M.S. Neal
Associate Professor of Psychology
Arizona State University
Tess Neal is an associate professor of psychology, a founding faculty member of ASU's Law and Behavioral Science Initiative, and inaugural director of ASU’s new Future of Forensic Science Initiative. She is a scientist, a licensed psychologist, and a parent of two young children. Dr. Neal’s work on how people think and reach decisions - especially in legal contexts - has been funded by multiple grants from the National Science Foundation. She has published one edited book and more than three dozen peer-reviewed publications in such journals as Psychological Science in the Public Interest; PLoS ONE; American Psychologist; Psychology, Public Policy, and Law; and Criminal Justice and Behavior. She was selected as a Fulbright Scholar to Australia in 2021, received an ASU Outstanding Faculty Mentor award in 2020, was named a 2016 "Rising Star” by the Association for Psychological Science, and received the 2016 Saleem Shah Award for Early Career Excellence in Psychology and Law from Division 41 of APA (AP-LS). She currently serves as Associate Editor of Psychology, Public Policy, and Law and the Journal of Personality Assessment and as an Open Science Advisor for Clinical Psychological Science. She directs the Clinical and Legal Judgment Lab at ASU.
Lab Website: https://psych-law.lab.asu.edu/
Parent: Arizona State University
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