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Anne-Marie Larsen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology
Director, Graduate Program in Forensic Psychology

Office Phone: (951) 343- 4761
E-mail: alarsen@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: W.E. James Building, Room 126
Office Hours:

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Forensic Psychology California School of Professional Psychology 2005
M.A. Forensic Psychology California School of Professional Psychology 2004
B.A. Psychology University of California at Los Angeles 1999

Courses Taught

Undergraduate:
Social Psychology
Statistics for the Behavioral Science
Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences
Abnormal Psychology
Introduction to Forensic Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Graduate:
Advanced Social Psychology
Advanced Psychopathology & Criminality
Criminal Profiling
Developmental Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Research Methods in Forensic Psychology
Advanced Research Methodology
Collaborative Research Project I, II, III
Thesis I, II
Forensic Ethical Principles
Assessment

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Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

Forensic Psychology
psychopathy & development of psychopathy
juvenile psychopathy
female serail killing
criminal profiling
Police Psychology
Police Stress
Racial Profiling
Media Influence on Perception of police

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Teaching Experience

Saddleback College
California State University, San Marcos

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Research, Presentations, & Publications

Presented a paper at the Western Psychological Association's 2014 annual convention on the Heuristics of Women Murderers on 4/26/14 in Portland, OR

Presented at the Western Psychological Association's Annual Convention on Female Serial Killers & Violent Offender Profiles on 4/24/13 in Reno, NV

Selected to present on "Profiles in Sadistically Violent Offenders" at the International Academy of Investigative Psychology in London, UK 12/2012

Presented at the Western Psychological Association's annual convention "Psychopathy, Sociopathy & Antisocial personality Disorder: A comprehensive understanding of the differences" on 4/26/12

Presented at Society for Police and Criminal Psychology's (SPCP) annual international conference "The Slippery Slope of Roper v Simmons on Juvenile Waivers to Adult Court" on 9/28/10

"Perception of Police: Bad is stronger then good" at the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology's (SPCP) annual international conference (10/16/08)

"Police Suicide: A Meta-Analytic look at an old debate" at the Western Psychological Association's (WPA) annual national convention (April 23-26, 2009)

“Bad Boys: Cops or Robbers? A Review of the Literature on Media influence of Public Perception.” Poster presented to California Psychological Associations (CPA) Annual Conference, 2008.

“Juror’s Attributions of Intentionality & Controllability in an Insanity Case.” Poster co-presented to California Psychological Associations (CPA) Annual Conference, 2008.

“Law Enforcement Personnel Suicidality: A New Approach.” Poster presented to California Psychological Associations (CPA) Annual Conference, 2007.

"“Behind the Badge”: An Evaluation of the Utility of a Stress and Anxiety Peer Support Group for Law Enforcement Personnel." Poster presented to Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA) Annual Conference, 2005.

"The Development of “Behind the Badge.”" Symposium presented to Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA) Annual Conference, 2005.

"“Behind the Badge:” An evaluation of the utility of an anxiety support group for law enforcement personnel." Student paper presented to Society for Police & Criminal Psychology International Conference, 2004.

"Student Prospective on Racial Profiling: Views of Law Enforcement and Interactions with them." Poster presented to Partnerships in Growth, 2004.

"Substance Abuse, Frontal Lobe Damage,and Problems with Executive Functioning: A Review of the Literature." Poster presented to Alliant Research Conference, 2003.

"Violence and Head Trauma: A Review of the Literature." Poster presented to Leadership Conference, 2003.

Hart, J.L., Larsen, A., Litton, K.S., & Sullivan, L.J.. "Racial Profiling: At What Cost?" Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice, 3(2): 79-88, 2002.

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Church Membership & Activities

Cornerstone Community Church, Member
Small group study, member
St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church, Parishoner

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Community Service & Involvement

International Academy of Investigative Psychology, Full Member
California Psychological Association, Member
American Psychological Association, Member
Society for Police & Criminal Psychology, Member

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Interests & Hobbies

Pilates, Snowboarding, Reading & Swimming.
Love to travel with my family: Scotty, Katarina, Alex & Jake.
Love to visit: Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Six Flags Magic Mountain, Universal Studios, San Diego Zoo, San Diego Wild Animal Park.

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Personal Philosophy

Trust in the LORD with all your heart
And do not lean on your own understanding.
In all your ways acknowledge Him,
And He will make your paths straight.

- Proverbs 3:5,6, NASB

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