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Erika Fountain, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Email: efount@umbc.edu

Office: Math/Psych 315

Phone: 410-455-2208

Education: Ph.D. in Human Development & Public Policy, Georgetown University

Area of Study: Legal Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Public Policy

Research Interests:  My research lies at the intersection of developmental psychology, law, and policy. My work examines how adolescents make legal decisions and how families and attorneys facilitate decision making in legal contexts. Additionally, my research agenda is aimed at investigating how developmental science is used in developing evidence-based juvenile justice policy.