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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- Sporer, S. L., Malpass, R. S., & Koehnken, G. (1996). Psychological issues in eyewitness identification. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
- Lonner, W. J., & Malpass, R. S. (1993). Psychology and culture. Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon.
- 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-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.
- McQuiston, D. E., & Malpass, R. S. (2002). Validity of the mockwitness paradigm: Testing the assumptions. Law and Human Behavior, 26(4), 439-453.
- Malpass, R. S. (2006). A policy evaluation of simultaneous and sequential lineups. Psychology, Public Policy and Law, 12(4), 394-418.
- 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.
- Malpass, R. S. (1990). An excursion into utilitarian analysis. Behavior Science Research, 24, 1-15.
- 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. (1981). Effective size and defendant bias in eyewitness identification lineups. Law & Human Behavior, 5, 299-309.
- Malpass, R. S., & Kravitz, J. (1969). Recognition for faces of own and other race. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 13, 330-334.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Cross-Cultural Research Methods
- Psychology and Culture
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- Wrongful Conviction
Roy S. Malpass
Department of Psychology
University of Texas at El Paso
500 West University Avenue
El Paso, TX 79968
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