Allison D. Redlich
By TLR Editors

Allison D. Redlich is an associate professor in the School of Criminal Justice at the State University of New York, University at Albany. Prior to that, she was a Senior Research Associate at Policy Research Associates and a Research Scientist at the Stanford University School of Medicine. She received her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from the University of California, Davis. Professor Redlich is an internationally recognized expert on police interrogations and false confessions, particularly with vulnerable populations such as persons with mental illness and juveniles. Professor Redlich also conducts research on true and false guilty pleas, and mental health courts. She has published extensively and is often asked to provide expert testimony. Her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Institute of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Professor Redlich is a member of the Advisory Board of the Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth, and is active in the American Psychological Association, including serving on the Executive Committees of the American Psychology-Law Society and the Society for Child and Family Practice and Policy.