Fadia M. Narchet, Ph.D.


Ph.D., Florida International University, 2005
M.S., Florida International University, 2003
B.S., Barry University, 2000

Recently Published Books and Articles

Narchet, F.M., Meissner, C.A., & Russano, M.B. (2011) Modeling the influence of investigator bias on true and false confession. Law and Human Behavior, 35, 452-456.

Tamborra, T.L. & Narchet, F.M. (2011). A university sexual misconduct policy: Prioritizing student victim voices. Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 13, 16-33.

Meissner, C.A., Russano, M.B., & Narchet, F.M. (2010).  The importance of a laboratory science for improving the diagnostic value of confession evidence.  To appear in G.D. Lassiter & C. Meissner's (Eds.)  Interrogations and confessions: Research, practice, and policy.  Washington, DC: APA.
Russano, M.B., Meissner, C.A., Narchet, F.M. & Kassin, K. (2005). True and false confessions: A novel experimental paradigm. Psychological Science. 16, 481-486.


Dr. Narchet also serves as Co-Advisor of Alpha Tau, the Criminal Justice Honor Society.

Dr. Narchet's reseach interests include Interviewing & Interrogation, Witness Testimony, and Factors Associated with Wrongful Conviction.

Courses Taught

  • CJ 205 Forensic Psychology
  • CJ 221 Juvenile Justice Systems
  • CJ 250 Scientific Methods in Criminal Justice
  • CJ 357 Legal Psychology
  • CJ 400 Criminal Justice Seminar
  • CJ 475 Senior Seminar in Forensic Psychology
  • CJ 601 Mental Health, Law, and Criminal Justice
  • CJ 611 Research Methods in Criminal Justice

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