Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts 08/1997 – 05/2001
Degree: Bachelor of Science, May 2001
Undergraduate Honors Thesis: Effects of Sucrose on the
Development of Conditioned Place Preference for Amphetamine in
Honors: Cum Laude, Highest Thesis Honors
The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 08/2008 – Present
Degree: Master of Arts, May 2011
: Doctor of Philosophy, expected August 2014
Major Field of Study: Clinical Psychology
Concentration: Psychology and Law
Thesis: Determinations of Mental Retardation: The Influence of
Standard of Proof
Dissertation: in progress
Jury decision-making in Atkins cases
Chen, D. R. & Salekin, K. L. (2011). Research with Offenders with Intellectual Disability. Research Methods in Forensic Psychology. B. Rosenfeld & S. D. Penrod (Eds.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
Chen, D. R. & Salekin, R. T. (2012) Transfer to Adult Court: Enhancing Clinical Forensic Evaluations and Informing Policy. Handbook of Juvenile Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry. E. Grigorenko (Ed.) New York: Springer.