Selected Publications


Costanzo, M., Krauss, D., Schuller, R. A. & McLachan (2014). Forensic and Legal Psychology, First Canadian Edition. New York: Worth Publishing.

Schuller, R. A. & Ogloff, J. R. P. (2001) (Eds.). An Introduction to Law and Psychology: Canadian Perspectives. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.


Schuller, R. A. & Jenkins, G., (2007). Expert evidence pertaining to battered women: Limitations and reconceptualizations. In M. Costanzo, D. Krauss, & K. Pezdek (eds.), Expert Psychological Testimony for the Courts. (pp.203-225). Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Schuller, R. A. & Rzepa, S. (2002). Battered woman syndrome and other psychological effects of domestic violence against women. In D. Faigman, D. Kaye, M. Saks, & J. Sanders (eds.), Modern Scientific Evidence: The Law and Science of Expert Testimony, (2nd edition, Volume 2, pp. 37-72). St. Paul, MN: West.

Schuller, R. A. (1998). Battered woman's syndrome evidence: Its impact on jurors' decisions. In G. Rigakos & K. Bonnycastle (eds.), Unsettling Truths, Battered women, Policy, Politics, and Contemporary Research in Canada, (pp. 112-118). Vancouver: Collective Press.

Schuller, R. A. (1994). Applications of battered woman syndrome evidence in the courtroom: Social-psychological considerations. In M. Costanzo & S. Oskamp (eds.), Violence and the Law, (pp. 113-134). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.


Schuller, R.A., Erentzen, C., Vo, A., & Li, D. (2015). Prejudice screening procedures and their application in the courtroom. Psychology, Public Policy, & Law.

Schuller, R.A.& Erentzen, C. (in press). The challenge for cause procedure in Canadian criminal law. Onati Socio-Legal Series.

Sivasubramaniam, D., Klettke, B., Clough, J., Schuller, R. (2015). Jurors’ consideration of inadmissible evidence: A motivational explanation. Journal of Judicial Administration, 24, 154-171.

Schuller, R. A., Ryan, A., Krauss, D., & Jenkins, G. (2013). Mock juror sensitivity to forensic evidence in drug facilitated sexual assaults. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 36, 121-128.

McKimmie, B. M., Masters, J. M., Masser, B. M., Schuller, R. A., & Terry, D. J. (2012). Stereotypical and counter-stereotypical defendants: Who is he and what was the case against her? Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 19, 343-354.

McKimmie, B. M., Newton, S. A., Schuller, R. A., & Terry, D. J. (2012). It’s not what she says, it’s how she says it: The influence of language complexity and cognitive load on the persuasiveness of expert testimony. Psychiatry, Psychology, and Law, 20, 578-589.

Schuller, R. A. & Vidmar, N. (2011). The Canadian Criminal Jury. Chicago-Kent Law Review, 86, 497-535.

Schuller, R. A., McKimmie, B. M., Masser, B. M., & Klippenstine, M. A. (2010). Judgments of sexual assault: The impact of complainant emotional demeanour, gender and victim stereotypes. New Criminal Law Review, 13,759-780.

Moore, T. E., Copeland, P.. & Schuller, R. A. (2009). Deceit, betrayal and the search for truth: Legal and psychological perspectives on the “Mr. Big” strategy. Criminal Law Quarterly, 55, 349-405.

Schuller, R A., Kazoleas, V., Kawakami, K. (2009).The impact of prejudice screening procedures on racial bias in the courtroom. Law and Human Behavior, 31, 369-380.

Jenkins, G. & Schuller, R. A. (2007). Drug-facilitated sexual assault: The impact of negative forensic evidence on juror decision making. Law and Human Behavior,31, 369-380.

Schuller, R. A., Terry, D. J., & McKimmie, B. M. (2005). The impact of expert testimony on jurors’ decisions: Gender of the expert and testimony complexity. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 35, 1266-1280.

Schuller, R. A. & Klippenstine, M. (2004). The impact of complainant sexual history evidence on jurors’ decisions: Considerations from a psychological perspective. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 36, 127-137.

Hynie, M., Schuller, R. A., & Couperthwaite, L. (2003). Perceptions of sexual intent: The impact of condom possession. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 27, 75-79.

Schuller, R. A. & Rzepa, S. (2002). Expert testimony pertaining to battered woman syndrome: Its impact on jurors’ decisions. Law and Human Behavior, 6, 655-673.

Schuller, R. A. & Hastings, P. A. (2002). Complainant sexual history evidence: It impact on mock jurors’ decisions. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 26, 252-261.

Schuller, R. A. & Stewart, A. (2000). Police responses to sexual assault complaints: The role of perpetrator/complainant intoxication. Law and Human Behavior, 24, 535-551.

Wall, A-M. & Schuller, R. A. (2000). Alcohol and rape: The impact of alcohol on jurors' decisions in trials of sexual assault. Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 30, 253-274.

Schuller, R. A. & Paglia, A. (1999). Juror sensitivity to variations in hearsay conveyed via expert evidence. Law and Psychology Review, 23, 131-152.

Paglia, A. & Schuller, R. A. (1998). Jurors' use of hearsay evidence: The effects of type and timing of instructions. Law and Human Behavior, 22, 501-518.

Schuller, R. A. & Wall, A-M. (1998). The effect of defendant and complainant intoxication on mock jurors' judgements of sexual assault. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 22, 555-573.

Schuller, R. A. & Cripps, J. (1998). Expert evidence pertaining to battered women: The impact of gender of the expert and timing of the testimony. Law and Human Behavior, 1, 17-31.

Schuller, R. A. & Hastings, P. A. (1996). Trials of battered women who kill: The impact of alternative forms of expert testimony. Law and Human Behavior, 20, 167-188.

Schuller, R. A. (1995). Expert evidence and hearsay: The influence of "secondhand" information on jurors' decisions. Law and Human Behavior, 19, 345-362.