James P. Dunlea

James P. Dunlea

Research Interests

Current Research

James' research leverages methods from developmental, social, and cognitive psychology to understand how reasoning during childhood lays the foundation for how adults think about topics related to fairness, justice, and morality. Prior to matriculating as a doctoral student at Columbia, James earned a B.S. in Human Development from Cornell University, and a M.S. in Law from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law. You can read more about James' work here.

Selected Publications

Children's and Adults' Views of Punishment as a Path to Redemption

James Dunlea
Larissa Heiphetz

Moral Psychology as a Necessary Bridge Between Social Cognition and Law

James Dunlea
Larissa Heiphetz

Children's and Adults' Understanding of Punishment and the Criminal Justice System

James Dunlea
Larisa Heiphetz

Enduring positivity: Children of incarcerated parents report more positive than negative emotions when thinking about close others

James P. Dunlea
Larissa Heiphetz
Redeate Wolle

Children's and adults' views of punishment as a path to redemption

James Dunlea
Larissa Heiphetz