Ph.D. Psychology, Graduate Center, CUNY (2015)
M.A., M.Phil Psychology, Graduate Center, CUNY (2014)
M.A., Criminology, University of South Florida (2007)
B.S. Criminal Justice, University of Central Florida (2005)
Areas of Expertise:
Juror Decision Making
Angela M. Jones is an Assistant Professor in the School of Criminal Justice at Texas State University. She joined the faculty in 2016 after serving as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate at Barnard College, Columbia University. She earned her Ph.D. in Psychology from the Graduate Center, CUNY. She was the recipient of the College of Applied Arts Excellence in Scholarly Activities in 2017 and the SAGE Junior Faculty Professional Development Teaching Award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences in 2018. Her research interests lie at the intersection of psychology and the legal system. She has explored errors in memory and decision making (e.g., eyewitnesses, jurors) that can lead to wrongful convictions and methods to reduce such errors.