Charles P. Ewing


SUNY Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus

Research Focus: Criminal Law, Forensic Psychology, Violent Behavior, The Role of Mental Health Professionals in National Security and Safety, Professional Ethics
Links: Curriculum Vitae

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Charles Patrick Ewing is a SUNY Distinguished Service Professor. He has taught criminal law, evidence, torts, juvenile law, forensic science, and psychology, psychiatry and the law.

An attorney and psychologist, Ewing received his Ph.D. from Cornell University and his law degree with honors from Harvard Law School. He completed an internship in clinical psychology as part of his doctoral program and was a postdoctoral fellow at Yale University. Before joining the School of Law, he taught psychology at Mansfield University and legal studies at Brandeis University.

Ewing is the author or co-author of 11 books: Preventing the Sexual Victimization of Children:  Psychological, Legal and Public Policy Perspectives;  Justice Perverted; Trials of a Forensic Psychologist; Insanity: Murder, Madness and the Law; Minds on Trial; Fatal Families: The Dynamics of Intrafamilial Homicide; Kids Who Kill; When Children Kill: The Dynamics of Juvenile Homicide; Battered Women Who Kill; Crisis Intervention as Psychotherapy; and Psychology, Psychiatry and the Law: A Clinical and Forensic Handbook. He is also author or co-author of more than 70 other publications and is Editor of the journal Behavioral Sciences and the Law. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the American Psychology-Law Society and is currently president of the American Board of Forensic Psychology.