Adam Shniderman

Adam ShnidermanAssistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Ph.D., University of California, Irvine (2014)
M.A., University of California, Irvine (2012)
B.A., Amherst College (2010)

Office: Scharbauer Hall 4204
Phone: (817) 257-6420

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Areas of Specialization: Neuroscientific, Genetic, Psychological and Forensic Evidence; Judgment and Decision Making; Prosocial Behavior; International Criminal Law; Popular Culture and Law


Criminal Law
Social Psychology of Crime
Law and the Biosciences
Extraordinary Crime

Select Academic Publications

Adam B. Shniderman & Lauren B. Solberg, "Cosmetic Psychopharmacology for Prisoners: Reducing Crime and Recidivism Through Cognitive Enhancement," Neuroethics, Volume 8, pp. 315-326 (2015).

Adam Shniderman & Charles A. Smith, "Toward Justice: Neuroscience and Affirmative Defenses at The ICC," Studies in Law, Politics, and Society, Volume 66, pp. 87-111, (2015).

Adam Shniderman, "The Selective Allure of Neuroscience and Its Implications for The Courtroom," The Jury Expert, Volume 26, Number 4, pp. 33-37, (2014).

Nicholas Scurich & Adam Shniderman, “The Selective Allure of Neuroscientific Explanations,” PLoS One, (2014).

Adam B. Shniderman, “Ripped from The Headlines: Juror Perceptions in the ‘Law & Order’ Era,” Law & Psychology Review, Volume 38, pp. 97-133, (2014).

Featured on Wall Street Journal Law Blog, September 6, 2013, order-influencing-jurors/.

Featured on Yahoo TV Blog, September 10, 2013, members--200530044.html.

Adam B. Shniderman, “No Such Thing As A Sure Thing: Neuroscience, The Insanity Defense, and Sentencing Mitigation,” The Jury Expert, Volume 26, Number 1, pp. 11-14 (2014).

Adam B. Shniderman, “The Devil’s Advocate: Using Neuroscientific Evidence in International Criminal Trials?” Brooklyn Journal of International Law, Volume 38, Number 2, pp. 655-698, (2013).

Adam B. Shniderman, “Neutralizing Negative Pretrial Publicity: A Multi-Part Strategy,” The Jury Expert, Volume 25, Number 5, pp. 15-18 (2013).

Adam B. Shniderman, “You Can’t Handle the Truth: Lies, Damn Lies, and the Exclusion of Polygraph Evidence,” Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology, Volume 22, Number 2, pp. 433-473, (2012).