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"We have amazing faculty and staff here at Alliant and CSFS. A lot of them have other practices, that are in their actual field and then they come and bring their experiences to us in the classroom."

Sharday Summers - Clinical Forensic Psychology PsyD Student

Sacramento Campus


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Juvenile Arson Research Leads to First Place Award of Excellence for CSFS Student Patricia Jones

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Faculty Spotlight

Professor Kyle Boone Releases New Book, Clinical Practice of Forensic Neuropsychology

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CSFS Research and Scholarship

During their years of study at CSFS, students are supported to explore research that will advance the field of forensics and forensic psychology. Research opportunities are offered by individual faculty members with expertise in specific areas.

Faculty-focused Research

The faculty of CSFS has expertise in a wide variety of forensic areas. Examples of faculty-student research areas include:

  • Developing and validating measures of response bias to identify feigned cognitive, physical, and psychiatric symptoms
  • Response bias in test measures
  • Validation of tests for police applicants
  • Female sex offenders
  • The relationship of juvenile attitudes to guns and violence
  • Juvenile sex offenders
  • Faculty and students present research findings at conferences and submit manuscripts to prominent peer-reviewed journals in the field