Colloquium Prof.dr. Eric Rassin

Time: September 25th, 16.00

Location: Building Ravelijn, room 2237

Language: Dutch

Title: waarheidsvinding in het strafrecht

Eric Rassin (1969) is Endowed Professor of Legal Psychology at the Faculty of Social Sciences and the School of Law at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Prof. mr. dr. Rassin studied law and mental health sciences. He obtained his PhD degree at the University of Maastricht (2000) for a thesis on thought suppression. Previously he worked at Maastricht University. Besides his part time appointment at the EUR, he acts as an expert witness for various Criminal Courts in the Netherlands.

His research interests include legal decision making (confirmation bias, tunnel vision, indecisiveness, negative evidence, and logical thinking), lie detection, interview and interrogation. Rassin has written over one hundred publications, including articles in international peer-reviewed journals, book chapters, and books.