Larry B. Heuer

Larry B. Heuer

General Area of Research

Larry Heuer, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Psychology, joined the faculty of Barnard in 1990.

Professor Heuer teaches courses such as "Psychology and the Law," "Social Conflict Seminar," and "Statistics." He is affiliated with Barnard's Human Rights Studies Program.

Professor Heuer's research centers on the psychology of procedural justice, and focuses specifically on questions about what leads people to think they’ve been treated fairly and why that matters.

He is a member of the editorial boards for the journal Law and Human Behavior and Psychology, Public Policy, and the Law.

Relevant Publications

Heuer, L., Penrod, S., Kattan, A. (In Press). The role of societal benefits and fairness concerns among decision makers and decision recipients. Law & Human Behavior.

Heuer, L. (2005). What’s just about the criminal justice system? A psychological perspective. Journal of Law & Policy, 13, 209-228.

Brockner, J., Heuer, L., Magner, N., Folger, R., Umphress, E., van den Bos, K., Vermunt, R., & Magner, M., Siegel, P. (2003). High procedural fairness heightens the effect of outcome favorability on self-evaluations. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 91, 51-68.

Heuer, L. Penrod, S., Hafer, C., & Cohn, I. (2002). The role of resource and relational concerns for procedural justice. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 1468 – 1482.

Sunshine, J., & Heuer, L. (2002). Deservingness and perceptions of procedural justice in citizen encounters with the police. In M. Ross & D. T. Miller (Eds). The justice motive in everyday life. New York: Cambridge University Press.