Charles R. Honts

Charles R. Honts

Charles R. Honts, Ph.D. is Professor of Psychology at Boise State University. He received his Ph.D. in Psychology at the University of Utah in 1986. Professor Honts continues a 31-year research program that focuses on applying psychological science to real world problems. He is internationally recognized as a leading expert on the credibility assessment. Professor Honts has also published and given expert testimony in the areas of interrogation and false confession, eyewitness identification, and the forensic interviewing of children. Professor Honts is frequently invited to lecture in a number of domestic and international venues. Professor Honts has given lectures and continuing education in the United States, Canada, China, Columbia, Israel, Italy, Norway, Sweden, and The Netherlands. Professor Honts frequently appears in courts around the world as an expert witness. Professor Honts was the President of the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association for the 2005-2006 term. Professor Honts has published and/or presented more than 300 scientific papers on deception detection. While at Boise State University Professor Honts has received over $800,000.00 in external grant support. Professor Honts’ current research focuses on improving the standardization and criterion validity of the comparison question test for psychophysiological deception detection, deception detection at portals, interrogation, confession and false confession phenomena in real world contexts.

Affiliations and Expertise

Dept. of Psychology, Boise State University, ID, USA