Ellen Cohn

Program Coordinator, Justice Studies

Phone: (603) 862-3197
Office: Psychology, McConnell Hall Rm 414, Durham, NH 03824
Ellen Cohn


  • Ph.D., Social Psychology, Temple University
  • M.A., Temple University
  • B.A., Clark University

Research Interests

  • Jury Deliberation
  • Justice
  • Race
  • Social psychology; with an emphasis on legal socialization

Courses Taught

  • JUST 602: Research Internship
  • PSYC 595: Appl Psyc/Research Experience
  • PSYC 755: Psychology and Law
  • PSYC 756: Psychology of Crime & Justice
  • PSYC 797: Senior Honors Tutorial
  • PSYC 894: Advanced Research
  • PSYC 954: Adv Sem/Social Psychology
  • PSYC 999: Doctoral Research

Selected Publications

Banyard, V. L., Demers, J. M., Cohn, E. S., Edwards, K. M., Moynihan, M. M., Walsh, W. A., & Ward, S. K. (2020). Academic Correlates of Unwanted Sexual Contact, Intercourse, Stalking, and Intimate Partner Violence: An Understudied but Important Consequence for College Students. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 35(21-22), 4375-4392. doi:10.1177/0886260517715022

Demers, J. M., K. Ward, S., Walsh, W. A., L. Banyard, V., Cohn, E. S., Edwards, K. M., & Moynihan, M. M. (2018). Disclosure on Campus: Students’ Decisions to Tell Others About Unwanted Sexual Experiences, Intimate Partner Violence, and Stalking. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma, 27(1), 54-75. doi:10.1080/10926771.2017.1382631

Rebellon, C. J., Manasse, M. E., Agnew, R., Van Gundy, K. T., & Cohn, E. S. (2016). The relationship between gender and delinquency: Assessing the mediating role of anticipated guilt. Journal of Criminal Justice, 44, 77-88. doi:10.1016/j.jcrimjus.2015.11.006

Cole, L. M., & Cohn. (2015). Institutional Trust Across Cultures: Its Definitions, Conceptualizations, and Antecedents Across Eastern and Western European Nations. In Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Trust Towards Theoretical and Methodological Integration. Springer.

Edwards, K. M., Sylaska, K. M., Barry, J. E., Moynihan, M. M., Banyard, V. L., Cohn, E. S., . . . Ward, S. K. (2015). Physical Dating Violence, Sexual Violence, and Unwanted Pursuit Victimization. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 30(4), 580-600. doi:10.1177/0886260514535260

Walsh, W. A., Banyard, V. L., Moynihan, M. M., Ward, S., & Cohn, E. S. (2010). Disclosure and Service Use on a College Campus After an Unwanted Sexual Experience. Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 11(2), 134-151. doi:10.1080/15299730903502912

Banyard, V. L., Moynihan, M. M., Walsh, W. A., Cohn, E. S., & Ward, S. (2010). Friends of Survivors. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 25(2), 242-256. doi:10.1177/0886260509334407

Banyard, V. L., Ward, S., Cohn, E. S., Plante, E. G., Moorhead, C., & Walsh, W. (2007). Unwanted Sexual Contact on Campus: A Comparison of Women’s and Men’s Experiences. Violence and Victims, 22(1), 52-70. doi:10.1891/vv-v22i1a004

Kidder, L. H., Bellettirie, G., & Cohn, E. S. (1977). Secret ambitions and public performances. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 13(1), 70-80. doi:10.1016/0022-1031(77)90014-2

Trinkner, R., & Cohn, E. S. (n.d.). Putting the “social” back in legal socialization: Procedural justice, legitimacy, and cynicism in legal and nonlegal authorities.. Law and Human Behavior, 38(6), 602-617. doi:10.1037/lhb0000107

Most Cited Publications