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David DeMatteo

David DeMatteo, JD, PhD

Director of JD/PhD Program
Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
Office: Stratton 338
David.DeMatteo@drexel.edu
Phone: 215.553.7107

Education:

  • BA (High Honors), Psychology, Rutgers University
  • MA and PhD, Clinical Psychology, MCP Hahnemann University
  • JD (Magna Cum Laude), Villanova Law School

Curriculum Vitae:

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Research Interests:

  • Psychopathy
  • Forensic mental health assessment
  • Testing in forensic assessment contexts
  • Drug policy research

 

Bio:

David DeMatteo, JD, PhD, ABPP, is an associate professor of Psychology and an associate professor of Law at Drexel University. He is also the Director of Drexel’s JD/PhD Program in Law and Psychology. His research interests include psychopathic personality, forensic mental health assessment, offender diversion, and drug-involved criminal offenders. His research has been funded by several federal agencies, state agencies, and private foundations. DeMatteo has co-authored several books and more than 100 articles and book chapters – he has given over 200 presentations at national and international conferences. He was Chair of APA’s Committee on Legal Issues. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Divisions 12 and 41), a Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, and board certified in forensic psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. DeMatteo is a past President of the American Psychology-Law Society (APA Division 41).