Lindsey E. Wylie
- Criminology and Criminal Justice, Staff
Lindsey E. Wylie, J.D., Ph.D. is Research Faculty and Director of Research at the Juvenile Justice Institute, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She received her B.S. in psychology from the University of Florida in 2005, her M.A. in forensic psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 2007, and her J.D. and Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln law-psychology program in 2013 and 2015, respectfully. Her research interests include understanding the legal system’s therapeutic and anti-therapeutic impact on vulnerable populations, including juveniles and older adults. She also examines the relationship between law and policy and biases towards these groups. Her current projects include evaluating evidence-based practices in Nebraska juvenile justice programs, studying the (un)intended collateral consequences of juvenile justice involvement, and perceptions of youth in the juvenile justice system. Lindsey has previously worked on projects examining weapons reporting by middle-school students, problem solving courts, issues in aging and aging inmates, and health/nutrition law and policy. She has taught classes in research methods, social psychology, law and psychology, aging issues within the law, and juvenile justice.
Juvenile Justice, Aging and Crime, Research Methods, Psychology and Law, Social Psychology, Elder Law
Applied Social Psychology in Juvenile Justice, Legal Issues Across the Lifespan, Public Health Law and Policy
Awards and Honors
Parents’ Recognition Award, Teaching - 2017
Research Assessment and Evaluation Staff Award, Scholarship/Research - 2018
BS, University of Florida, Psychology, 2005
MA, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Forensic Psychology, 2008
JD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Health Law concentration, 2013
Ph D, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Psychology, Research Methods certificate, 2015
Wylie Larson, Lindsey, Knuston, Alexis, Greene, Edie. 2018. A review of federal and state compassionate release laws: Presence, utilization, and implications., Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 24.
Wylie Larson, Lindsey, Hoetger, Lori, Hazen, Katherine, Haby, Joshua, Brank, Eve. 2018. Forty years of Law and Human Behavior: A Content Analysis, Scientometrics, 115, 2, 655-693.
Wylie Larson, Lindsey, Rufino, Katrina. 2018. The Impact of Victimization and Mental Health on Recidivism for Early System-Involved Juvenile Offenders. , Law and Human Bevhavior, 42, 558-569.
Wylie Larson, Lindsey, Hobbs, Anne. 2016. Evidence-based Nebraska: Nebraska Juvenile Diversion Programs 2012 to 2015. .
Externally Funded Research
Procedural Justice in Diversion, American Psychology - Law Society, Division 41 of the American Psychology Association, Associations/Foundations, 12/01/2017 - 01/31/2020
Legal Aid Evaluation, Legal Aid of Nebraska, Other Agencies, 10/01/2017 - 09/30/2019
Evidence-Based Nebraska (EB-NE), Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, State Agencies, 07/01/2018 - 04/30/2020
American Psychology-Law Society, Officer, Other Officer, 08/01/2018 - 08/31/2018
American Psychology-Law Society, Other, 03/01/2017 - 03/31/2017
J.D., Ph.D., Law and Psychology, University of Nebraska Lincoln