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Phoebe C. Ellsworth

Phoebe C. Ellsworth joined the University of Michigan Law School faculty in 1987.  

Phoebe Ellsworth, the Frank Murphy Distinguished University Professor of Law and Psychology, has conducted pioneering scholarship in the field of psychology and law. She has published widely on the subjects of person perception and emotion, public opinion and the death penalty, and jury behavior. Her most recent articles have appeared in American Psychologist; Journal of Personality and Social Psychology; and Behavioral Sciences and the Law. She holds a joint appointment in the Psychology Department at the University of Michigan. Professor Ellsworth is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Law and Society Association, the Executive Board of the Death Penalty Information Center, and an international review committee for the Swiss National Science Foundation. Professor Ellsworth is a graduate of Harvard and Stanford Universities.



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