Chris King, JD, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Montclair State University, in Montclair, New Jersey. He is also the Director of Clinical Training (DCT) for the PhD Program in Clinical Psychology. He teaches undergraduate, master's, and doctoral courses.

Dr. King and his research team focus on intersections of clinical psychology and law, using both psychological science and legal research strategies. Dr. King also has professional interests in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and supervises an in-house DBT training clinic that serves formerly incarcerated persons during their transition back to the community.

For interested students—including advice for training in the human services generally or health service psychology specifically; instructions for MSU students to apply to volunteer as a research assistant in Dr. King's lab; and prospective PhD applicants interested in being mentored by Dr. King (including whether Dr. King will be considering PhD applications this year)—refer to the Applying page.

Forensic psychology and mental health law | Correctional psychology | Police and public safety psychology

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