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Jacqueline R Evans

Title: Asst. Professor

Office: DM 367C

Phone: 305 348 6563

Email: jacevans@fiu.edu

Practice Location: • Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX• Ph.D./M.S., Psychology, Florida International University, Miami, FL• B.S., Cognitive Science, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Department(s): Psychology

Research Areas

Dr. Evans conducts research on investigative interviewing in its many forms, to include interviewing cooperative witnesses, interrogating uncooperative suspects, and gathering intelligence from sources. In addition, her research addresses the ability (or lack thereof) to detect deception in a variety of contexts. Some of the variables/constructs Dr. Evans is currently interested in include: language proficiency, presence of a translator, depletion of self-regulatory resources, and interviewee intoxication. Dr. Evans works on these projects with both graduate and undergraduate students. She hopes that findings coming from the lab will help to inform professionals in various legal and national security contexts regarding the most effective methods to use when engaging in an investigative interview and assessing interviewee credibility.