Skip to Main content
Joshua Behl

Joshua Behl

Associate Professor of Criminology, Director of Criminology, Chair of Social Sciences


Research, Professional and Creative Activity


  • Ph.D. from the University of Florida
  • MA from the University of Florida
  • BA from the University of Florida 

Area of Research: 

Studies the intersection of Psychology and Law in:

  • Witnesses
  • Alibis
  • Juries

Link to CV

Professional Profile

Dr. Joshua Behl received his Ph.D. from the University of Florida in August of 2016 where he also received his BA and MA. Dr. Behl's research interests are found at the intersection of psychology and the law. Using criminological, psychological, and sociological theories, he has researched the topics of witness behavior, alibis, and jury decision-making. Dr. Behl applies this research to real world cases in his work as a trial consultant.

Teaching and Related Service

Courses Taught:
  • Introduction to the Criminal Justice System
  • Criminological Theories
  • Criminological Research Methods
  • Sociology of Law
  • White-Collar Crime
  • Psychology and Law
  • Corrections
  • Criminal Courts and Processes
  • Senior Seminar

More Information

  • Presented at national conferences including the American Society of Criminology (ASC), American Psychology-Law Society (AP-LS), and American Psychological Association (APA) meetings.   

Office Hours (On Campus):

  • Monday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM