Evan Harrington



Evan Harrington

Department Faculty

School Psychology
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
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Dr. Harrington's areas of research include the ideology and decisions of members of the United States Supreme Court, the provocation defense to murder, the nocebo (negative placebo) effect, and mental health law. He joined The Chicago School in 2005 and teaches statistics, research methods, social psychology, and Mental Health Law. Dr. Harrington's community involvement includes serving on the board of advisors for the National Center for Reason and Justice and serving on the IRB Committee for the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority. Dr. Harrington has volunteered to provide assistance in two exoneration cases, which resulted in four defendants being released from lengthy prison terms, and two have been fully exonerated. He did his doctoral work at Temple University after earning B.A. degrees in psychology and criminal justice from the State University of New York-Albany.

Education History
Degree Institution
B.A. in Psychology State University of New York-Albany
B.A. in Criminal Justice State University of New York-Albany
Ph.D. Social Psychology Temple University
Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise
Business/IO Psychology Survey Development
Diversity Social Justice and Advocacy
Domestic Violence Sexual Abuse
Ethical & Legal Issues Adverse Impact
Forensic Psychology Eyewitness Memory/Recovered Memory
Murder/Provocation Defense
Psychology Subdisciplines - Social Psychology
Research Design/Methodology Statistics
Professional Skills
Mental health law, murder and the provocation defense, nocebo (negative placebo) effect, nonparametric statistics, recovered memories of child abuse, research methodology and research ethics, suggestibility, Supreme Court decision making