Thomas Lyon, Esq.

Judge Edward J. and Ruey L. Guirado Chair in Law and Psychology, University of Southern California Gould School of Law

Thomas D. Lyon researches the best means to maximize child witnesses’ productivity while minimizing suggestibility and error.  He is past-president of the American Psychological Association’s Section on Child Maltreatment (Division 37) and a former member of the Board of Directors of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children.  His work has been supported by the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, the United States Department of Justice, the National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, the California Endowment, and the Haynes Foundation.