Bruce Sales

Bruce Sales

Virginia L. Roberts Professor, Criminal Justice

  • bdsales@indiana.edu
  • (812) 856-1324
  • Sycamore Hall 341
  • Office Hours
    M-F
    By Appointment Only

Education

  • J.D., Northwestern University
  • Ph.D., University of Rochester

About

Honorary Doctor of Science degree from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York for being the "founding father of forensic psychology as an academic discipline."

  • Recipient of the Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology and Law from the American Psychology-Law Society
  • Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Public Service from the American Psychological Association
  • Presidential Citation for Distinguished Service to the American Psychological Association
  • Founding Editor of the journal "Law and Human Behavior"
  • First Editor of the journal "Psychology, Public Policy, and Law"
  • Fellow of the American Psychological Association
  • Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science
  • Elected member of the American Law Institute
  • Fellow of the American Psychology-Law Society
  • Fellow of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
  • Fellow of the Society of Clinical Psychology
  • Fellow of the Society for General Psychology
  • Twice elected and served as President of the American Psychology-Law Society

Publications

Sales, B. D. and Krauss, D. A. (2015). The psychology of law: Human behavior, legal institutions, and law. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Findley, J. D. and Sales, B. D. (2012). The science of attorney advocacy: How courtroom behavior affects jury decision making. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Hall, S. R. and Sales, B. D. (2008). Courtroom modifications for child witnesses: Law and science in forensic evaluations. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Stinson, J., Sales, B., D. and Becker, J. V. (2008). Sex offending: Causal theories to inform research, prevention, and treatment. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Lieberman, J. D. and Sales, B. D. (2007). Scientific jury selection. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Hicks, S. J. and Sales, B.D. (2006; Italian Translation, 2009). Criminal profiling: Developing an effective science and practice. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Sales, B. D. and Shuman, D. W. (2005; Korean Translation, 2009). Experts in court: Reconciling law, science, and professional knowledge. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Beck, C. J. A. and Sales, B. D. (2001). Family mediation: Facts, myths and future prospects. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Ashford, J. B., Sales, B. D., and Reid, W. H. (Eds.). (2001). Treating adult and juvenile offenders with special needs. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.