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Kathy Keating


Department of Psychology
Memorial University
St. John’s, NL, Canada
Tel: (709) 864- 7698
Fax: (709) 864-2430

Research Interests

  • Forensic Psychology & Law
  • Vulnerable Populations in the Criminal Justice System
  • Psychologically-Based Investigative Techniques
  • Rapport Building in Witness and Victim Interviewing

Research Contributions

Snook, B., & Keating, K. (2011). A field study of adult witness interviewing practices in a Canadian police organization. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 16(1), 160–172. doi: 10.1348/135532510X497258

Presentations

Keating, K. (2011, June). Canadian police officers' perceptions and responses to persons with mental illness. Poster abstract accepted for presentation at the Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Keating, K., & Moores, L. (2011, June). Using psychology to save the PsyD program: Accessing resources and agencies. Symposium abstract accepted for presentation at the Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Keating, K., Snook, B., & Slaney, R. (2011, June). Measuring comprehension of Canadian police KGB warning. Poster abstract accepted for presentation at the Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Chaulk, S., & Keating, K. (2011, June). Using psychology to save the PsyD program: Strategies and tools utilized to facilitate a successful advocacy effort. Symposium accepted for presentation at the Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Slaney, R., Keating, K., & Snook, B. (2011, May). Comprehension of police KGB warning: The potential effect on rapport-building. Poster presented at the 35th Atlantic Provinces Council on the Sciences Psychology Annual Conference, Halifax, N.S., Canada.

Snook, B., Keating, K., & Quinlan, H. (2010, June). Comparing question types used in witness and suspect interviews. Poster presented at the International Investigative Interviewing Research Group Conference, Norwegian Police University College, Norway.

Keating, K., & Snook, B. (2008, August). An Analysis of Police Interviewing practices with Witnesses in a Canadian Police Organization. Poster presented at the Memorial University of Newfoundland Science Symposium, St. John’s, NL, Canada. [Winning Poster]

Keating, K., & Snook, B. (2008, June). Asking the Right Questions? An Examination of Canadian Police Interviewing of Witnesses. Poster presented at the Canadian Psychology Association Conference, Halifax, NS, Canada.

Awards

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Doctoral Fellowship. Value $40,000

F.A. Aldrich Graduate Award, Memorial University. Value $2,000

Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Master's Scholarship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. Value: $17,500

Acadia Graduate Scholarship, Acadia University. Value: $14,000

Undergraduate Student Research Award, Natural Sciences and Engineering

Research Council of Canada. Value: $5,625

Dean’s Excellence Award, Memorial University. Value: $3,000

Memorial University Medal of Academic Excellence in Psychology

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