Lab News

Maria Sparacino was awarded the Presidential Fellowship. Congratulations and welcome Maria!

The I-Lab welcomes a new Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program fellow for the summer of 2020. Great to have you on board Melanie Giraldo!

Together with Drs. Deborah Goldfarb and Jacqueline Evans, and FIU’s Global Forensic Justice Center, Dr. Schreiber Compo was just awarded an NIJ grant aimed at improving juror comprehension of forensic testimony and its effects on decision-making and  evidence evaluation.

Michelle Pena graduated as Dr. Michelle Pena and an FIU Worlds Ahead Graduate in the summer of 2019!

https://casenews.fiu.edu/2019/07/29/2019-summer-worlds-ahead-graduates/

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Dr. Schreiber Compo just co-edited a book on evidence-based investigative interviewing: https://www.routledge.com/Evidence-based-Investigative-Interviewing-Applying-Cognitive-Principles/Dickinson-Compo-Carol-Schwartz-McCauley/p/book/9781138064690

Lab alumn Dr. Rolando Carol is featured: https://psychology.fiu.edu/about/alumni/index.html

In collaboration with the University of Gothenburg and together with Dr. Angelica Hagsand and Dr. Emma Roos af Hjelmsäter, Dr. Schreiber Compo was just awarded a 3-year grant by The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Science: Alcohol-intoxicated eyewitnesses in the field: Do high intoxication level, emotional distress and choice of investigative method affect the memory of a crime? 

Our lab’s research on alcohol and witness recall was just featured on the podcast series ‘Just Science’ funded by the National Institute of Justice’s Forensic Technology Center of Excellence! Here’s the link: https://forensiccoe.org/js4-e7/

Dr. Nadja Schreiber Compo on Women and Work in Science:  https://forensiccoe.org/jsky-wws/