Joshua Stein

Joshua Stein

Joshua Stein

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Wellness and the Arts, ASD and ADHD, Role-Playing Games, Psychology and Law

Joshua's research investigates the link between arts experiences and positive developmental outcomes, specifically in developing minds and populations with ASD and ADHD. He is also interested in the psychological mechanics underlying role-playing games such as Dungeons and Dragons, and has experience researching psychology and law. Joshua loves playing music, D&D, and sports such as disc golf in his free time.  

Selected Publications

Navarro, E., Heath, W. P., & Stein, J. R. (2022). Mock juror decisions regarding an undocumented immigrant: Similarity of defendant-juror ethnicity matters.                Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, 20(3), 227-247.

Heath, W. P., Stein, J. R., & Afiouni, S. (in press). But I wasn’t there!: Alibis of DNA exonerees. Wrongful Conviction Law Review, 2(2). 

Courses Taught

PSYC 100: Basic Concepts in Psychology (TA)


George Mason University

PhD. Applied Developmental Psychology (ongoing)

Rider University

B.A Psychology, B.A. Musical Theatre