Joseph J. Avery

Ph.D. Candidate, Psychology

Graduate Associates

 522 Peretsman Scully Hall

 javery@princeton.edu

Joseph Avery (J.D. Columbia Law School, M.A. Princeton University, B.A. New York University) is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Psychology.  A National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellow, Avery also is the Founding President of The Princeton Project in Computational Law.

Avery's teaching and research interests center around criminal law, criminal procedure, and evidence, with additional, related interests in (1) bias and stigma in the law and (2) empirical legal methods, including novel computational approaches to legal research.  He has co-edited two book volumes, including Bias in the Law: A Definitive Look at Racial Prejudice in the U.S. Criminal Justice System.