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Lawrence T. White

Lawrence T. White

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Lawrence T. White earned a Ph.D. in social psychology at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He has been a Professor of Psychology at Beloit College in Wisconsin since 1984. In the past 30 years, Professor White has consulted or more than 300 criminal cases. He consults with attorneys and testifies as an expert witness on eyewitness identification and the psychology of interrogation and confession. Professor White was a visiting professor at the University of Tartu (Estonia) in 1997 and 2015. He has directed study abroad programs in Australia, Estonia, and Morocco. His book CULTURE CONSCIOUS: BRIEFINGS ON CULTURE, COGNITION, AND BEHAVIOR will be published by John Wiley and Sons in late 2020.

Primary Interests:

  • Applied Social Psychology
  • Culture and Ethnicity
  • Law and Public Policy
  • Social Cognition

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Books:

  • White, L. T. (2008). Professor Tawney’s chronoscope: Psychology and psychologists at Beloit College. Beloit, WI: Beloit College Press.

Journal Articles:

Other Publications:

  • Poole, D. A., & White, L. T. (1995). Tell me again and again: Stability and change in the repeated testimonies of children and adults. In M. S. Zaragoza, J. R. Graham, G. C. N. Hall, R. Hirschman, & Y. S. Ben-Porath (Eds.), Memory and testimony in the child witness (pp. 24-43). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • White, L. T. (2016). Engaging students in research abroad: A program in Estonia and Morocco. In D. Gross, K. Abrams, & C. Enns (Eds.), Internationalizing the Undergraduate Psychology Curriculum: Practical Lessons Learned at Home and Abroad (pp. 57-72). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

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Lawrence T. White
Department of Psychology
Beloit College
700 College Street
Beloit, Wisconsin 53511
United States

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