2018 Speaker Bios


Dr. Saul Kassin
Professor of Psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Massachusetts Professor Emeritus at Williams College, in Williamstown, MA

He received his Ph.D. at the University of Connecticut. He later served as a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Kansas; taught at Purdue University; served as a U. S. Supreme Court Judicial Fellow, working at the Federal Judicial Center; and was a postdoctoral research fellow and visiting professor at Stanford University. Dr. Kassin is author of Psychology (Prentice Hall, 4th edition) and Psychology in Modules (Pearson Custom Publishing). Along with Steven Fein and Hazel Markus, he is also lead author of Social Psychology (10th edition), published by Cengage Learning. He has published numerous research articles and book chapters and has co-authored or edited various scholarly books, including: Confessions in the Courtroom, The Psychology of Evidence and Trial Procedure, The American Jury on Trial: Psychological Perspectives, and Developmental Social Psychology. Dr. Kassin’s presentation will go over false confessions and the research surrounding them.


Michael Reddington, CFI

Michael Reddington, CFI is an executive resource, Vice President of Executive Education for Wicklander-Zulawski and Associates and the developer of the Disciplined Listening Method. Michael has conducted hundreds of seminars and trained thousands of participants around the world. He combines his expertise in non-confrontational interview and interrogation techniques and business experience to deliver interactive programs and provide immediate value for attendees and their organizations.