Brian Bornstein, Ph.D., received his BA from Duke University, his MA and Ph.D., from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Master of Legal Studies from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He is a Professor of Psychology in the Law-Psychology, Social, and Cognitive Psychology Programs at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where he is also a Courtesy Professor at the Law College and a Faculty Fellow of the Public Policy Center. Prior to coming to Nebraska he held faculty appointments at Bucknell University and Louisiana State University.
Dr. Bornstein has published over 125 scholarly works on a number of topics, primarily jury decision making, eyewitness memory, justice, and other issues at the intersection of psychology and the legal system. He has authored or edited seven books and is co-editor of the journal Psychology, Crime & Law. He teaches courses on memory, eyewitnesses, juries, and the history of psychology, and he occasionally consults with attorneys on trial strategy or eyewitness memory. He received the American Psychology-Law Society's Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring Award in 2011.
Outside of work he enjoys reading, writing, cooking, playing tennis, and watching movies. He is married and has two children.