Jacqueline Austin, Ph.D.
Jacqueline Austin is a manager in the Litigation Support practice area of Applied Marketing Science (AMS).
In her current role, Jacqueline supports quantitative and qualitative market research projects including those involving trademark and trade dress confusion, trademark dilution, secondary meaning, deceptive advertising, patent infringement and class certification.
Prior to joining AMS, Jackie was an academic researcher in the field of psychology and law. During her doctoral studies, she conducted research to examine the legal assumptions in Daubert surrounding the effectiveness of safeguards against the admission of unreliable expert testimony, researched the factors that contribute to eyewitness misidentification, and conducted research to understand the development of false memories. She sought and received funding from the National Science Foundation to measure the abilities of judges’, attorneys’, and jurors’ to evaluate scientific evidence, and her findings have been published and shared in peer reviewed psychological journals and conferences across the United States.
In addition to conducting research, Jackie was an assistant professor of psychology at the University of the Pacific and worked as a psychology instructor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice; City University of New York where she taught undergraduate courses in research methods and statistics, social psychology, psychology in the law, and cognitive psychology.
Originally from Kansas, Jackie is a fan of watching college basketball and roots for the Kansas Jayhawks. In her free time, she enjoys road trips, golfing, and spending quality time with friends.
Jacqueline holds a B.A. in psychology from the University of Kansas, and a M.A. and Ph.D. in psychology from the Graduate Center at the City University of New York.