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Professor of Psychology

Year Joined RCNJ: 1984

Contact Information

Education:

  • Ph.D., Social Psychology and Personality, Cornell University, 1983
  • B.A., Psychology, Lafayette College, 1979

Courses Offered:

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Research Methods in Psychology
  • Data Analysis in Psychology
  • Advanced Topics: The Psychology of Cults
  • Advanced Research in Psychology

Research Interest:

  • Perceptions of Criminal Defendants
  • Detection of Deception

Recent Publications and Presentations:

  • Crawley, D. & Budeva, D. (2013). Consumer reactions to unsolicited recommendations: Personality and reactance. Poster for the meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington DC., May.
  • Ogens, E., & Crawley, D.  (2013). Assessing confidence levels of preservice elementary teachers in teaching math and science. The International Journal of Educational and Psychological Assessment, 14(1), 59-70.
  • Crawley, D. (2014).   Gender and occupational prestige: Changes in twenty years.  Sage Open, 4(1), 1 – 11. doi: 10.1177/2158244013518923
  • Crawley, D., Bacs, M., Nascimento, M., & Pavon, K.  (2014). Defendant race, guilt, and sentencing.  Poster presented at the meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, March.
  • Crawley, D., & Suarez, R.  (2015). Contemplations on death: Themes and attitudes. Poster presented at the meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, New York, May.
  • Crawley, D., & Suarez, R.  (2015). Gender preferences and risk taking.  Poster presented at the meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Philadelphia, March.
  • Suarez, R., & Crawley, D.  (2015). Attractiveness and advertising: Reactions to pop-up ads.  Poster presented at the meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Philadelphia, March.
  • Suarez, R., & Crawley, D.  (2015). Personality, mortality salience, and judgments of a hit and run case.  Poster presented at the meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, New York, May.
  • Crawley, D. & Suarez, R.  (2016). Empathy, social dominance orientation, mortality salience and perceptions of a criminal defendant.  Sage Open, 1-15. doi:1177/2158244016629185
  • Crawley, D. & Suarez, R. (2016). Contemplations on death: Themes and attitudes. Manuscript available via Research Gate. doi: 13140/RG.2.1.1232.3448
  • Crawley, D., Ramos, C., & Leyva, J. (2016). Mortality salience triggers empathy for victims of crime.  Poster presented at the meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, May.
  • DiMaggio, M., Leyva, J., Ramos, C., & Crawley, D. (2016). Attitudes towards law enforcement.  Poster presented at the meeting of the New England Psychological Association, Worcester, Mass., October.
  • Leyva, J., Ramos, C., DiMaggio, M, & Crawley, D. (2017). Perceptions of Criminal Defendants Scale: Development and validation. Poster presented at the meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, March.
  • Caposela, H, Segovia, J., Zhang, C. & Crawley, D. (2017).  Perceptions of criminal defendants based on criminal motive.  Poster accepted for presentation at the meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, May.
  • Leyva, J. & Crawley, D. (2017). Gender and gambling. Poster presented at the meeting of the New England Psychological Association, October.
  • Crawley, D., Ramos, C., & Leyva, J.  (2017). Perceptions of Criminal Defendants Scale: Development and validation.  Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research, 22(4), 307 – 319. doi: https://doi.org/10.24839/2325-7342.JN22.4.307
  • Leyva, J., & Crawley, D. (2018).  Gender and risk-taking in non-stereotypical situations.  Poster presented at the meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Philadelphia, March.
  • Crawley, D., & Ramos, C. (2018). Perception of defendants by age and race.  Poster presented at the meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Philadelphia, March.
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