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Brian Cutler


Interim Dean

Faculty of Social Science and Humanities

Contact information

905.721.8668 ext. 3807


Dr. Brian Cutler received his PhD in Social Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1987.

Prior to joining UOIT, he was a faculty member in the Psychology departments at Florida International University and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.


  • PhD in Social Psychology University of Wisconsin-Madison 1987

Courses taught

  • Introductory Psychology
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Research Methods
  • Social Psychology

Research and expertise

Research background and interests:

  • eyewitness memory
  • interrogation and confessions
  • wrongful conviction

Research supervision areas: 

  • false accusations
  • false confessions
  • mistaken eyewitness identification


  • Recent publications

    Cutler, B. L. (2013). Reform of Eyewitness Identification Procedures. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association Press.

    Cutler, B. L. (2011). Conviction of the Innocent: Lessons from Psychological Research. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association Press.

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