Deborah Goldfarb

Assistant Professor


Office: DM 367B

Phone: 305-348-7902


Specialty: Legal Psychology, Developmental Psychology


Deborah Goldfarb, JD, PhD, is a legal psychology professor at Florida International University. She obtained her JD from the University of Michigan Law School and her PhD in Developmental Psychology from the University of California, Davis. Deborah also practiced for a number of years as an attorney, including as a law clerk in the federal courts. She studies a number of topics at the intersection of law and developmental psychology, including legal attitudes, developmental intuitive jurisprudence, and memory in victims and eyewitnesses.


  • JD, University of Michigan Law School
  • PhD, Developmental Psychology, University of California, Davis