Christian Meissner is Associate Professor of Psychology & Criminal Justice at the University of Texas at El Paso. He holds a Ph.D. in Cognitive & Behavioral Science from Florida State University (2001) and conducts empirical studies on the psychological processes underlying investigative interviews, including issues surrounding eyewitness recall and identification, deception detection, and interrogations and confessions. He has published over 30 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, has presented more than 75 papers at national and international conferences, and has received grant funding from the National Science Foundation to support his empirical research. He has served as a reviewer for over 20 major journals in the field, has participated as an advisory panel member for the National Science Foundation, and is currently Associate Editor for the journal Applied Cognitive Psychology. Based upon his research, Dr. Meissner has also served as a consultant and expert witness on issues of eyewitness misidentification and false confession in numerous state and federal courts in the U.S.