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Brittany Race




Dr. Race’s research focuses on trying to better understand the variables that influence eyewitness testimony and confidence, police interactions, and jury perceptions. She has experience in training police on how to enact best practices according to research. Her current research seeks to understand how social and cognitive factors intersect in the highly unique environment of an officer and a witness.


  • PhD, MA, BA, University of Arkansas

Research Interests

  • Eyewitness Testimony
  • Eyewitness Confidence
  • Police Interaction with Witnesses
  • Jury Perceptions of these variables

Teaching Interests

  • Social Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Psychology and The Law