Dr. Krystia Reed
Dr. Reed is interested in researching legal questions with a social psychological lens. Dr. Reed is interested in understanding how legal actors (i.e., attorneys, juries, judges, probation officers, and voters) make legal decisions and how those decisions can be improved. Within that goal, she uses experimental social psychology methods to research three primary areas of research: attorney behavior, legal decision making, and program evaluation.
Sample Publications:Reed, K. (2019). Calls for speculation: The influence of attorney objections on juror perceptions. Buffalo Law Review, 67,53-87.
Reed, K., Dellapaolera, K.S., Thimsen, S., & Bornstein, B.H. (2018). An empirical analysis of law-psychology journals: Who's publishing and on what? In M. K. Miller & B. H. Bornstein (Eds.), Advances in Psychology and Law (vol. 3). New York, NY: Springer Science Business Media.
Reed, K. & Bornstein, B.H. (2018). Objection! Psychological perspectives on jurors' perceptions of in-court attorney objections. South Dakota Law Review, 63, 1-43.
Reed, K. & Bornstein, B. H. (2017). Grounds for relief: The implications of attorney distress for the legal system. Nebraska Lawyer.
Bornstein, B.H., Golding, J.L., Neuschatz, J., Kimbrough, K., Reed, K., Magyarics, C., & Luecht, K. (2017). Mock juror sampling issues in jury simulation research: A meta-analysis. Law & Human Behavior, 41, 13-28. doi: 10.1037/lhb0000223
Reed, K., Bornstein, B. H., Jeon, A. B., & Wylie, L. E. (2016). Problem signs in law school: Fostering attorney well-being early in professional training. InternationalJournal of Law and Psychiatry,47, 148-156. doi: 10.1016/j.ijlp.2016.02.019
Reed, K., & Bornstein, B.H. (2015). Juries, joinder, and justice. The Jury Expert, 27(3), 1-7.
Reed, K., & Bornstein, B. H. (2015). Using mock jury studies to measure community sentiment toward child sexual abusers. In M. K. Miller, J.A. Blumenthal, & J. Chamberlain (Eds.), Handbook of community sentiment (pp. 57-68). New York, NY: Springer Science Business Media.
Wiener, R.L., Reed, K.., Delgado, R.H., & Caldwell, A.D. (2014). Validation study of the LS/CMI assessment tool in Nebraska (Research Report July 2014).
Reed, K., & Bornstein, B. H. (2013). A stressful profession: The experience of attorneys. In M.K. Miller & B.H. Bornstein (Eds.), Trauma, stress, and wellbeing in the legal system (pp. 217-244). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln (2017)
J.D. Nebraska College of Law (2015)
PSYC 2302: Social Psychology
PSYC 3320: Learning & Memory