Legal Decision Lab

Contact Information

Department of Psychology
The University of Texas at El Paso

Legal Decision Lab

Location: Room 119
Phone: (607)288-3248

Dr. Reed

Location: Room 107
Phone: (915)747-8369


We are currently running a jury deliberation study at Cornell Law School. Click here for more information about participation. We are also obtaining undergraduate research participants at Cornell and at UTEP via Sona Systems. If you are interested in being a participant in our research, please email us at

Research Assistants

Graduate Students

The Legal Decision Lab is currently accepting graduate students. Please visit UTEP's graduate program page for more information. If you have any questions about the program or the lab, you are welcome to email me at Applications are due on December 15, 2019.

Undergraduate Students

We welcome applications from undergraduate students and post-baccalaureates interested in volunteering the Legal Decision Lab. Applications are accepted at any time, but new research assistants are usually brought into the lab at the beginning of each seemster and the beginning of the summer.


  • 10 hours/week
  • One year committment
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Strong work ethic and desire to learn
  • Attendance at weekly lab meetings (Fridays 11 am - 12 pm)

To apply, please click the "Apply" button below to be directed to our online application form. Once completed, please email a copy of your unofficial transcript to Dr. Reed at