Kent Kiehl is an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at the University of New Mexico, and executive science officer of the non-profit Mind Research Network in Albuquerque, NM. He conducts clinical neuroscience research of major mental illnesses, with special focus on criminal psychopathy, sex offenders, substance abuse, and psychotic disorders. Kiehl’s laboratory makes use of the Mind Mobile MRI System (patent pending) to conduct research and treatment protocols with forensic populations.
Kiehl lectures extensively to state and federal judges, lawyers, probation officers, and correctional officials. Recently he developed the educational curriculum for federal judges on neuroscience in the courtroom the, with the Federal Judicial Center (FJC). He has authored over 120 peer-reviewed manuscripts and currently directs seven major NIH projects. Kiehl received his undergraduate degree in psychology and neuroscience at The University of California, and his doctorate in psychology and neuroscience from the University of British Columbia.