Clinical & Forensic Psychology


  • Specialized evaluations and treatment of criminal defendants
  • Research expertise in hate crime offenders (presented findings at U.S. Congressional briefing); group rape; ethics; psychiatric diagnosis in legal settings
  • Awards: Distinguished Scientific Achievement in Psychology; Harry Frank Guggenheim Dissertation Fellowship; Monette/Horwitz Trust Award
  • Peer-reviewed articles in highly ranked academic journals
  • Graduate teaching at Alliant International University
  • Former legal affairs news reporter and criminal investigator
  • Frequent media commentator
  • Postdoctoral fellowship in forensic psychology through the University of Washington

Please browse this website for more details on Dr. Franklin’s background, credentials, practice specialties, teaching and research, and more. An additional resources page contains links to information on various forensic topics.