Dr. Edward Geiselman, Ph.D.
Partnering Instructor

Edward Geiselman, Ph.D.


Edward Geiselman is the co-developer of the Cognitive Interview technique.  He was a Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), for over 30 years. He has published more than 100 research papers in social-science and police-science journals and he is the author of five books. Professor Geiselman has served on the Los Angeles Superior Court Expert Witness Panel for 18 years and has offered expert testimony in more than 350 criminal trials for both federal and state courts. Professor Geiselman has conducted training consultation for numerous agencies including the FBI, Homeland Security, Secret Service, LAPD, LASD, Singapore Police Force, Health and Human Services, NTSB, LA Metro Transit Authority, and Walter-Reed Army Hospital. He also conducts investigative interviews for local police departments in ongoing cold-case investigations.