Faculty: Tracy L. Fass, JD, PhD

Tracy Fass

Tracy L. Fass, JD, PhD

Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology Department

Adjunct Professor, Counseling and Behavioral Health Department

Director, Forensic Psychology Concentration

617-327-6777 x2237
Work Space 314K
Degree Major/Emphasis Institution
PhD Clinical Psychology Drexel University
JD Law Villanova University School of Law
MS Clinical Psychology Drexel University
BA Psychology State University of New York at Binghamton


  • Statistics (Clinical)
  • Psychometrics (Clinical)
  • Forensic Assessment (Clinical)
  • Professional Issues and Ethics (Counseling)
  • Mental Health and Counseling in the Legal System (Counseling)

Research and Practice Interests

  • Juvenile justice
  • Juvenile delinquency
  • Sentencing and punishment
  • Forensic assessment
  • Jury decision-making

Professional Licenses and Certifications

  • Licensed Psychologist


  • Early Career Credentialing Scholarship from the National Register of Health Services Psychologists
  • Commendation, University Best Dissertation Award, Drexel University (2008)
  • 3rd Place, American Psychology-Law Society Dissertation Award (2007)

Concurrent Leadership, Service and Professional Activities

  • Statistical Consulting

Prior Experience

  • Chair, American Psychology-Law Society Social Media Committee
  • Program Director, California School of Forensic Studies (CSFS) at Alliant International University, Los Angeles and Irvine
  • Associate Professor, California School of Forensic Studies at Alliant International University, Los Angeles
  • Member, American Psychology-Law Society Mentorship Committee
  • Member, American Psychology-Law Society ad hoc Mobile App Development Team
  • Member, American Psychology-Law Society Dissertation Awards Committee
  • Postdoctoral Fellow at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and Century Regional Detention Facility
  • Adjunct Professor, Temple University
  • Adjunct Professor, Drexel University

Professional Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association
  • American Psychology-Law Society (APA Division 41)
  • Member, National Register

Community Involvement

  • Proposal reviewer, American Psychology-Law Society Annual Conference
  • Proposal reviewer, American Psychological Association Annual Convention (Division 41 programming)