Larry Heuer

Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Psychology

Larry Heuer, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Psychology, joined the faculty of Barnard in 1990.

Professor Heuer teaches courses such as "Psychology and the Law," "Social Conflict Seminar," and "Statistics." He is affiliated with Barnard's Human Rights Studies Program.

Professor Heuer's research centers on the psychology of procedural justice, and focuses specifically on questions about what leads people to think they’ve been treated fairly and why that matters.

He is a member of the editorial boards for the journal Law and Human Behavior and Psychology, Public Policy, and the Law.

Recent Publications

Heuer, L., & Sivasubramaniam, D. (In Press). Procedural Justice: Theory and Method. In B. Rosenfeld & S. Penrod (Eds.), Research Methods in Forensic Psychology. New York: Wiley.

Sivasubramaniam, D. & Heuer, L. (In press). Procedural justice evaluations in interrogations. In B. Cutler (Ed.), Conviction of the Innocent: Lessons from Psychological Research. Washington, DC: APA Press.

Heuer, L., & Stroessner, S. J. (2011). The Multi-Value Basis of Procedural Justice. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47(3), 541-553 DOI information: 10.1016/j.jesp.2011.01.007.

Heuer, L. (2011). Disability and Procedural Fairness in the Workplace. In R. L. Wiener & S. L. Willborn (Eds.), Disability and Age Discrimination: Perspectives in Law and Psychology (pp, 205-234). New York: Springer.

Sivasubramaniam, D. & Heuer, L. (2008). Decision makers and decision recipients: Understanding disparities in the meaning of fairness. Court Review, 44(1/2), 62-70.

Heuer, L., Penrod, S., Kattan, A. (2007). The role of societal benefits and fairness concerns among decision makers and decision recipients. Law & Human Behavior, 31, 573-610.

Heuer, L., Sivasubramaniam, D. (2007). Procedural justice and the law. In B. Cutler (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Psychology and the Law, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Heuer, L.  (2005). What’s just about the criminal justice system? A psychological perspective. Journal of Law & Policy, 13, 209- 228.

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Procedural justice
Psychology and law

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BA, University of Minnesota
MS, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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