Eve Brank

Eve Brank
Director; Professor, Department of Psychology (Faculty) 402-472-3479
Personal Information

Eve is married to her college sweetheart, Adam, and they have one daughter. She enjoys running, sewing, home-improvement projects, and shopping.

  • Jacksonville University, BS
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, MA
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, JD
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, PhD
Areas of Interest: 
  • Legal interventions and interference in personal and family decision making.
Professional Activities & Community Service: 
  • President, American Psychology-Law Society, Division 41 of the American Psychological Association 2017-2018
  • Co-editor, Court Review. For the American Judges Association
  • Co-director, Peer Review of Teaching Project, University of Nebraska
  • Member, Nebraska Supreme Court Commission on Guardianship and Conservators
  • Faculty Advisor, Scientific Resources for the Law (SRL)
CCFL Projects:
Presentations & Publications: 
  • Brank, E.M. (2019) The Psychology of Family Law. New York University Press. 
  • Brank, E.M., & Groscup, J.L. (2018) Psychology and the Fourth Amendment. In Monica Miller and Brian Bornstein, Ed. Advances in Psychology and Law, Volume 3.
  • Wylie, L.E., *Hazen, K.P., *Hoetger, L.A., *Haby, J.A., & Brank, E.M. (2018, online preprint). Four decades of Law and Human Behavior: A content analysis. Scientometrics
  • *Hamm, J.A., *Wylie, L.E., & Brank, E. M. (2018). Measuring Older Adult Confidence in the Courts and Law Enforcement. Criminal Justice Policy Review, 29 (3), 301-316.
  • Wellman, A. R., *Hazen, K.A. & Brank, E.M. (2017). Parental blame frame: An empirical examination of the media’s portrayal of parents and their delinquent juveniles. The Whittier Law Journal of Child and Family Advocacy, 16(1), 87-130.
  • *Andersen, J.A., Wylie, L.E., & Brank, E. M. (2017). Public health framing and attribution: Analysis of the First Lady’s remarks and news coverage on childhood obesity. Cogent Social Sciences, 3, 1-13.
  • Brank, E.M., *Kaspar, V., & Fox, K.A. (2017). Songs you know by heart: Alcohol, promiscuous sex, drugs, and escape in Jimmy Buffett’s music.  Popular Music History, 9.3, 270-284.
  • Brank, E.M., & *Wylie, L. E. (2016).  Differing perspectives on older adult caregiving. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 20, 313-336. 
  • Piquero, N.L., *Meitl, M. B., Brank, E.M., Woolard, J.L., Lanza-Kaduce, L. & Piquero, A. R. (2016).  Exploring Lawyer Misconduct: An Examination of the Self-Regulation Process. Deviant Behavior, 37, 573-584. 
  • *Wylie, L.E., *Bergt, S., *Haby, J.A., Brank, E.M., & Bornstein, B. H. (2015). Age and lineup type differences in the own-race bias. Psychology, Crime and Law. 21 (5), 490-506.
  • *Hoetger, L. A., *Hazen, K., & Brank, E.M. (2015). All in the family: A retrospective study comparing sibling bullying and peer bullying. Journal of Family Violence, 30, 103-111.
  • Brank, E. M. & *Wylie, L.E. (2014). Elders and the justice system. In Brian Cutler & Patricia Zapf, Eds. Handbook of Forensic Psychology, Volume 2, 59-77.
  • Brank, E. M., *Hoetger, L.A., *Wylie, L.E., & *Scott, B.L. (2014). Law enforcement officers’ and prosecuting attorneys’ perceptions of juvenile delinquency. In Monica. K. Miller, Jeremy A., Blumenthal, & Jared. Chamberlain, Eds. Handbook of Community Sentiment.
  • *Wylie, L.E., *Patihis, L., *McCuller, L.L., Davis, D., Brank, E.M., Loftus, E. F., & Bornstein, B.H. (2014). Misinformation effects in older versus younger adults: A meta-analysis and review. In Michael P. Toglia, David F. Ross, Joanna Pozzulo, & Emily Pica, Eds. The Elderly Eyewitness in Court.
  • *King, C.M., *Wylie, L. E., Brank, E.M., & Heilbrun, K. (2014). Disputed paraphilia diagnoses and legal decisionmaking: A case law survey of Paraphilia NOS, nonconsent. Psychology, Public Policy, and the Law, 20, 294-308.
  • Brank, E.M., & *Wylie, L. E. (2014). Differing perspectives on older adult caregiving. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 20, 313-336.

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