Department of Psychology

Kamala London Newton


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PhD, University of Wyoming, 2001
Postdoctoral fellowship, Johns Hopkins Medical School, 2001-2005

Personal website:

Office: UH 1880B
Phone: 419-530-2352
Fax: (419) 530-8479

Mailing Address:
Department of Psychology
University of Toledo
2801 West Bancroft St.
Toledo, Ohio 43606-3390

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Dr. London will be accepting students for the Fall of 2024.

Research Interests

  • forensic developmental psychology
  • autobiographical memory and suggestibility in children
  • disclosure of child maltreatment (including human trafficking)
  • statistics

Selected Publications

Free download for a limited time: Principe & London (2022) target article in JARMAC on parents’ influence on children’s memory

London, K., Bruck, M., Miller, Q. C., & Ceci, S. J. (2020). Analyzing the scientific foundation of child sexual abuse accommodation syndrome: A reply to Lyon et al. (2020). Behavioral Sciences & the Law.

McGuire, K., & London, K. (2020). A retrospective approach to examining child abuse disclosure.Child Abuse & Neglect, 99.

Capparelli, A.L., Miller, Q.C., Wright, D.B., & London, K. (2019). Canine-assisted interviews bolster informativeness for negative autobiographical memories. Psychological Reports, 123, 159-178.

Lawson, M., Rodriguez-Steen, L. & London, K. (2018). A systematic review of the reliability of children’s event reports after discussing experiences with a naïve, knowledgeable, or misled parent.  Developmental Review, 49, 62-79. doi:10.1016/j.dr.2018.06

Lawson, M., & London, K. (2017). Children’s memory for conversations after a one-year delay. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition.

London, K., Hall, A., & Lytle, N. (2017). Does it help, hurt, or something else: The effect of an “or something else” option on children’s performance on forced-choice questions. Psychology, Public Policy, & the Law, 23, 281-289

McGuire, K. & London, K. (2017). Common beliefs about child sexual abuse and disclosure:  A college sample.  Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 26, 175-194.

Last Updated: 9/18/23