Janice Burke

Doctoral student
Janice Burke leans back on her arm in the grass and smiling.


My research interests are primarily related to memory distortion in legal contexts (i.e., eyewitness misidentification). More broadly, I am interested in factors that contribute to wrongful convictions, including jury decision-making and plea bargaining. 


  • M.S. in Forensic Psychology from California State University, Los Angeles
  • B.S. in Psychology from Sam Houston State University