Legal Decision Lab

Research Team

Lab Director

Krystia Reed

Krystia Reed


Dr. Reed is currently an Assistant Professor in the Psychology department at the University fo Texas at El Paso (UTEP). Dr. Reed recieved her law degree from the Nebraska College of Law in 2015 and her doctoral degree in Psychology with a Quantitative Emphasis from University of Nebraska - Lincoln in 2017. After graduating, she spent two years at Cornell University as an NSF Post-Doctoral Associate and Adjunct Professor of Law at Cornell University. Dr. Reed is also a member of the California bar.

Undergraduate Research Assistants

Current Students

Former Students


  • Divya Sriram, Cornell
  • Kiara Thompson, Cornell - medical student
  • Luke Gilman, Cornell - legal practice assistant
  • Rachel Novick, Cornell
  • Renee Williamson, Cornell - paraeducator
  • Sarita Benesch, Cornell


  • Ali Franz, Cornell - Cornell Law School student
  • Rachel Soderstrom, Cornell
  • Sarah Dincin, Cornell