Anne-Marie Larsen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology

Office Phone: (951) 343- 4761
E-mail: alarsen@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: W.E. James Building, Room 126-B
Office Hours: Wednesdays 7-10pm & by appointment

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Forensic Psychology California School of Professional Psychology 2005
M.A. Forensic Psychology California School of Professional Psychology 2004
B.A. Psychology University of California at Los Angeles 1999
  • Additional Education

    PCL-R specialized training;

  • Courses Taught

    Undergraduate:
    Social Psychology
    Statistics for the Behavioral Science
    Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences
    Abnormal Psychology
    Introduction to Forensic Psychology
    Developmental Psychology
    Graduate:
    Advanced Social Psychology
    Advanced Psychopathology & Criminality
    Criminal Profiling
    Developmental Psychology
    Forensic Psychology
    Research Methods in Forensic Psychology
    Advanced Research Methodology
    Collaborative Research Project I, II, III
    Thesis I, II
    Forensic Ethical Principles
    Assessment

  • Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

    Forensic Psychology
    psychopathy & development of psychopathy
    juvenile psychopathy
    female serail killing
    criminal profiling
    Police Psychology
    Police Stress
    Racial Profiling
    Media Influence on Perception of police

  • Teaching Experience

    Saddleback College
    California State University, San Marcos

  • Research, Presentations, & Publications

    Presented a paper at the Western Psychological Association's 2014 annual convention on the Heuristics of Women Murderers on 4/26/14 in Portland, OR

    Presented at the Western Psychological Association's Annual Convention on Female Serial Killers & Violent Offender Profiles on 4/24/13 in Reno, NV

    Selected to present on "Profiles in Sadistically Violent Offenders" at the International Academy of Investigative Psychology in London, UK 12/2012

    Presented at the Western Psychological Association's annual convention "Psychopathy, Sociopathy & Antisocial personality Disorder: A comprehensive understanding of the differences" on 4/26/12

    Presented at Society for Police and Criminal Psychology's (SPCP) annual international conference "The Slippery Slope of Roper v Simmons on Juvenile Waivers to Adult Court" on 9/28/10

    "Perception of Police: Bad is stronger then good" at the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology's (SPCP) annual international conference (10/16/08)

    "Police Suicide: A Meta-Analytic look at an old debate" at the Western Psychological Association's (WPA) annual national convention (April 23-26, 2009)

    “Bad Boys: Cops or Robbers? A Review of the Literature on Media influence of Public Perception.” Poster presented to California Psychological Associations (CPA) Annual Conference, 2008.

    “Juror’s Attributions of Intentionality & Controllability in an Insanity Case.” Poster co-presented to California Psychological Associations (CPA) Annual Conference, 2008.

    “Law Enforcement Personnel Suicidality: A New Approach.” Poster presented to California Psychological Associations (CPA) Annual Conference, 2007.

    "“Behind the Badge”: An Evaluation of the Utility of a Stress and Anxiety Peer Support Group for Law Enforcement Personnel." Poster presented to Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA) Annual Conference, 2005.

    "The Development of “Behind the Badge.”" Symposium presented to Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA) Annual Conference, 2005.

    "“Behind the Badge:” An evaluation of the utility of an anxiety support group for law enforcement personnel." Student paper presented to Society for Police & Criminal Psychology International Conference, 2004.

    "Student Prospective on Racial Profiling: Views of Law Enforcement and Interactions with them." Poster presented to Partnerships in Growth, 2004.

    "Substance Abuse, Frontal Lobe Damage,and Problems with Executive Functioning: A Review of the Literature." Poster presented to Alliant Research Conference, 2003.

    "Violence and Head Trauma: A Review of the Literature." Poster presented to Leadership Conference, 2003.

    Hart, J.L., Larsen, A., Litton, K.S., & Sullivan, L.J.. "Racial Profiling: At What Cost?" Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice, 3(2): 79-88, 2002.

  • Church Membership & Activities

    Cornerstone Community Church, Member
    Small group study, member

  • Community Service & Involvement

    Cornerstone Community Church, Member
    Small group study, member

  • Interests & Hobbies

    International Academy of Investigative Psychology, Full Member
    California Psychological Association, Member
    American Psychological Association, Member
    Society for Police & Criminal Psychology, Member
    Community Research Foundation - PSR Specialist II

  • Personal Philosophy

    Trust in the LORD with all your heart
    And do not lean on your own understanding.
    In all your ways acknowledge Him,
    And He will make your paths straight.

    - Proverbs 3:5,6, NASB