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Wayne Wallace

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

School of Psychology

Degree Program Ph.D. Psychology

Dr. Wayne Wallace has been a contributing faculty member in the the School of Psychology, forensic specialization, since 2016, Dr. Wallace also serves as well a Ph.D. dissertation mentor.

Dr. Wallace is a retired police detective with 20 years of law enforcement experience and consults privately as a forensic criminologist.

Primary research interests include include criminal psychology, criminal investigative decision making, eyewitness identification, and police procedure and conduct.

Courses Taught

FPSY 8202 - Criminal Investigative Analysis and Offender Behavior

FPSY 8135 - Criminal Behavior

FPSY 8102 - Intersection of Crime, Psychology and Law

FPSY 8100 - Introduction to Forensic Psychology

Education

PhD, Walden University

MA, Chicago School of Professional Psychology

BA, Adams State University

Awards / Honors

Harold L. Hodgkinson Award for Outstanding Dissert, Walden University, 2016

Psi Chi Honor Society, Walden University, 2012

Presentations

Wallace, w. A. (2015). Confirmation Bias in Criminal Investigations. International Association of Investigative Psychology.

Wallace, W. A. (2015). Confirmation Bias in Criminal Investigations. Society for Police and Criminal Psychology.

Wallace, W. A. (2015). Confirmation Bias in Criminal Investigations. European Association of Law and Psychology.

Wallace, W. A. (2017). Police Assailants: Causes, Motivations and Criminal Correlates. Society of Police and Criminal Psychology.

Wallace, W. A. (2016). Police Lethal Force: Fact, Fiction, Perception & Paving a way forward. Society of Police and Criminal Psychology.

Wallace, W. A. (2017). The Psychology of the Criminal Mind. International Association of Corrections Training Personnel.