Penn State Beaver Associate Professor Mari Pierce is studying the transcripts of every death-eligible case in the state of Oregon from 2000 to 2010 to see if and how juries are influenced. Her findings could change the way capital cases are tried.
Associate Professor of Administration of Justice Mari Pierce is examining capital case transcripts for insight on jury decisions, research that one day could affect how cases are tried and the future of the death penalty in the United States.
Associate Professor of Administration of Justice and the 2016 Faculty Excellence in Research Award winner Mari Pierce is studying capital cases in Oregon for insight into how the juries decided on death.
John R. Chapin, professor of communications at Penn State Beaver, is the author of “I Know You Are, But What Am I? Adolescents’ Third-Person Perception Regarding Dating Violence,” an article recently published in The Journal of Educational Research.