School of Law
United States of America
"Professor DeMatteo’s research interests include psychopathic personality, forensic mental health assessment, offender diversion, and drug-involved criminal offenders. His research has been funded by several federal agencies, state agencies, and private foundations, including the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, Pennsylvania Department of Welfare, Laura and John Arnold Foundation, and the American Psychology-Law Society. Professor DeMatteo received the 2013 Pennsylvania Forensic Rights and Treatment Conference Recognition Award in recognition of his research on diversion programs for drug-involved and mentally ill offenders. "
Behavioral Sciences and the Law
"Keesler, M. E., & DeMatteo, D. (in press). How media exposure relates to laypersons’ understanding of psychopathy. Journal of Forensic Sciences. "
"Filone, S., & DeMatteo, D. (in press). Assessing “credible fear”: A psychometric examination of the Trauma Symptom Inventory-2 in the context of immigration court evaluations. Psychological Assessment. "
"Filone, S., & DeMatteo, D. (in press). Testimonial inconsistencies, adverse credibility determinations, and asylum adjudication in the United States. Translational Issues in Psychological Science."