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Tina Zottoli

Associate Professor, Psychology

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Dr. Zottoli is a NYS licensed clinical psychologist and an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Montclair State University. She teaches Forensic Psychology in the Undergraduate program, Criminal Forensic Assessment, Research Methods and Psychological Science and the Law at the graduate level. Dr. Zottoli is the director of the Legal Decision Making Lab at MSU. Her scholarly interests lie primarily in adolescent decision making and legal competencies, and her research program is presently focused on guilty plea decision making and wrongful conviction by guilty plea. Dr. Zottoli also maintains a small clinical practice in New York, providing consultation, forensic evaluation, and expert testimony across a range of criminal and civil contexts.

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