My current research interests are in eyewitness identification, eyewitness memory and related areas of face recognition. The transformation of the science into public law enforcement policy has become an important extension of my work. The contrasts and relationships between the two knowledge systems -- customary knowledge and scientific knowledge -- has become more interesting (and more troublesome) in my thinking about the psychology-law interface.
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- Lonner, W. J., & Malpass, R. S. (1993). Psychology and culture. Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon.
- Sporer, S. L., Malpass, R. S., & Koehnken, G. (1996). Psychological issues in eyewitness identification. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
- MacLin, O. H., & Malpass, R. S. (2001). Racial categorization of faces: The ambiguous race face effect. Psychology, Public Policy and Law, 7(1), 98-118.
- Malpass, R. S. (2006). A policy evaluation of simultaneous and sequential lineups. Psychology, Public Policy and Law, 12(4), 394-418.
- Malpass, R. S. (1990). An excursion into utilitarian analysis. Behavior Science Research, 24, 1-15.
- Malpass, R. S. (1981). Effective size and defendant bias in eyewitness identification lineups. Law & Human Behavior, 5, 299-309.
- Malpass, R. S., & Devine, P. G. (1981). Guided memory in eyewitness identification. Journal of Applied Psychology, 66, 343-350.
- Malpass, R. S., & Devine, P. G. (1981). Eyewitness identification: Lineup instructions and the absence of the offender. Journal of Applied Psychology, 66, 482-489.
- Malpass, R. S., & Kravitz, J. (1969). Recognition for faces of own and other race. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 13, 330-334.
- Malpass, R. S, Tredoux, C. G., & McQuiston-Surrett, D. E. (2007). Lineup construction and lineup fairness. In R. C. L. Lindsay, D. F. Ross, J. D. Read & M. P. Toglia (Eds.), The Handbook of Eyewitness Psychology (Vol. II): Memory for People. Malwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum & Associates.
- McQuiston, D. E., & Malpass, R. S. (2002). Validity of the mockwitness paradigm: Testing the assumptions. Law and Human Behavior, 26(4), 439-453.
- McQuiston-Surrett, D. E., Malpass, R. S., & Tredoux, C. G. (2006). Sequential vs. simultaneous lineups: A review of methods, data, and theory. Psychology, Public Policy and Law, 12(2), 137-169.
- McQuiston-Surrett, D., Topp, L. D., & Malpass, R. S. (2006). Use of facial composite systems in US law enforcement agencies. Psychology, Crime, and Law, 12(5), 505-517.
- Ross, S. J., & Malpass, R. S. (2008). Moving forward: Response to "Studying Eyewitness Investigations in the Field." Law and Human Behavior, 32(1), 16-21.
- Wogalter, M. S., Malpass, R. S., & McQuiston, D. E. (2004). A national survey of US police on preparation and conduct of identification lineups. Psychology, Crime and Law, 10(1), 69-82.
- Malpass, R. S. (1999). Subjective culture and the law. In J. Adamopoulos & Y. Kashima (Eds.), Social Psychology and Cultural Context. Newberry Park, CA: Sage Publications.
- Malpass, R. S. (1993). They all look alike to me. In M. Merrens & G. Brannigan (Eds.), The Undaunted Psychologist (pp. 74-88). New York: McGraw-Hill.
- Cross-Cultural Research Methods
- Psychology and Culture
- Psychology and Law
- Wrongful Conviction
Roy S. Malpass
Department of Psychology
University of Texas at El Paso
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El Paso, Texas 79968
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