Background and Publications


Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Rhodes College 

Master of Arts, Psychology, Boston University 

PhD, Psychology (specialty: Psychology & Law), The Graduate Center, CUNY


Appleby, S. C., & Kassin, S. M. (2016). When self-report trumps science: Effects of confessions, DNA, and prosecutorial theories on perceptions of guilt. Psychology, Public Policy, And Law, 22(2), 127-140. doi:10.1037/law0000080

Kassin, S.M., Perillo, J.T., Kassin, S.M., Appleby, S.C., & Kukucka, J.P. (2015). Interrogations and Confessions.In Cutler & Zapf (Eds.). APA Handbook of Forensic Psychology. 

Appleby, S. C., Hasel, L. E., & Kassin, S. M. (2013). Police induced confessions: An empirical analysis of their content and impact.Psychology Crime and Law, 19, 118-128. doi:10.1080/1068316X.2011.613389  

Kassin, S. M., Appleby, S. C., & Perillo, J. T. (2010). Interviewing suspects:Practice, science, and future directions. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 15, 39-55. doi:10.1348/135532509X449361