Degrees/Diplomas: PhD, Clinical Psychology, Drexel University; JD, Kline School of Law, Drexel University
Emily Haney-Caron is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and a licensed attorney. She received her JD and PhD from Drexel University and completed a pre-doctoral clinical internship at Brown University Warren Alpert Medical School. Dr. Haney-Caron's research focuses on the alignment between adolescents' capacities to make legal decisions and the expectations placed upon them by the juvenile justice system. She has published research or scholarship on juvenile false confession, juvenile Miranda comprehension, fines and fees in the juvenile justice system, the school-to-prison pipeline, developmental immaturity, psychopathology among justice-involved youth, and applications of the Risk-Needs-Responsivity model to juvenile justice. Additionally, Dr. Haney-Caron is interested in translating research into policy. She has collaborated with legal advocates, public defense offices, prosecutor offices, and other juvenile justice stakeholders to educate attorneys and judges and advance public policy grounded in psychological science. She serves on the American Psychological Association's Committee on Legal Issues and the NYC Bar Association's Juvenile Justice Committee.