colby-sawyer faculty

Lynn J. Garrioch

Associate Professor, Social Sciences and Education
(603) 526-3638 |

Joined faculty in 2001. Honors B.A. in psychology from Wilfrid Laurier University; M.A. and Ph.D. in applied social psychology from the University of Victoria. Professor Garrioch has a special interest in social psychology, personality psychology, and the psychology of women. Her teaching philosophy centers on student involvement and is extremely proactive in incorporating the young men and women during class time. Teaching interests include social psychology, introduction to psychology, adolescence, cross-cultural psychology and psychology and the law. Research interests include eye-witness testimony and jury deliberations.

Areas of Expertise

  • Eyewitness Memory
  • Eyewitness Confidence
  • Psychology and Law
  • Social Psychology


  • Ph.D., University of Victoria
  • M.A., University of Victoria
  • B.A., Wilfrid Laurier University