Dr. Kate Houston

Department of Social Sciences

Texas A&M International University


Texas, 78041


Email: Kate.Houston@tamiu.edu

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Kate Houston, PhD

Here you will find my CV and a list of my recent publications with downloadable PDFs where available. 

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Vrij, A., Leal, S., Fisher, R., Mann, S., Dalton, G., Jo, E., Shalbotas, A., Khaleeva, M. Granskaya, J., & Houston, K. (2018).  Sketching as a technique to  elicit information and cues to deceit in interpreter-based interviews.  Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 7, 303—313.


Houston, K. A., Russano, M. B., & Ricks, E. P. (2017). Any friend of yours is a friend of mine: Investigating the utilization of an interpreter in an investigative interview. Psychology, Crime and Law.


Ewens, S., Vrij, A., Leal, S., Mann, S., Jo, E., & Houston, K. (2017). The effect of interpreters’ seating position on eliciting information and cues to deceit. Psychology, Crime and Law, 23(2), 180-200.


Ewens, S., Vrij, A., Leal, S., Mann, S., Eunkyung, J., Shaboltas, A., Ivanova, M. Granskaya, J., & Houston, K. (2016). Using the model statement to elicit information and cues to deceit from native speakers, non-native speakers and those talking through an interpreter. Applied Cognitive Psychology.


Evans, J. R., Houston, K. A., Meissner, C. M., LaBianca, J. R., Ross, A. B., Woestehoff, S. A. & Kleinman, S. M. (2014). An empirical evaluation of intelligence-gathering interrogation techniques from the United States Army Field Manual. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 28(6), 867-875.



Houston, K. A., Meissner, C. A. & Evans, J. R. (2014) Psychological processes that distinguish true and false confessions.  In R. H. Bull, (Ed.) Investigative Interviewing. (pp 19 – 35).  USA: Springer.



Nash, R. A., Houston, K. A., Ryan, K. & Woodger, N. (2014).  Remembering remotely: Would video-mediation impair witnesses’ memory reports? Psychology, Crime and Law, 20(8), 756-768.