Eyewitness Memory Lab 


We are located in Greater Vancouver, Canada. The lab is based at the Burnaby campus of Simon Fraser University, which we respectfully acknowledge is on the unceded traditional territories of the Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh, Musqueam, and Kwikwetlem Nations.


Dr. Ryan Fitzgerald

Assistant Professor, Simon Fraser University

  • Topics: Eyewitness Memory, Lineup Identification, Face Recognition

  • Research Support:

    • Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

    • Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council (NSERC)

    • Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

    • British Academy (BA)

Lab Members

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Stefana Juncu, M.Sc.

Ph.D. Student, University of Portsmouth (UK)

  • Co-advised by Dr. Hartmut Blank and Dr. Lorraine Hope

  • Thesis Topic: Wanted and Missing People

  • Research Support: ESRC

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Emma Kruisselbrink, B.Sc. (Hons)

M.A. Student, Simon Fraser University

  • Thesis Topic: Social Media and Eyewitness Memory

  • Research Support: SSHRC


Crystal Huang, B.Sc.

M.A. Student, Simon Fraser University

Lab Alumni


Dr. Eva Rubínová

  • Ph.D., University of Portsmouth (2020)

  • Co-advised by Dr. Hartmut Blank and Dr. James Ost

  • Research Associate (2017-2018)

  • Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Thompson Rivers University


Dr. William Cecconello

  • Ph.D., Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grand Do Sul (2021)

  • Co-advised by Dr. Lilian Stein 

  • Current Position: Lecturer, IMED University

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Eva Ribbers, M.Sc.

  • Research Associate (2017-2018)

  • Current Position: Teaching Fellow, University of Portsmouth

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Camryn Yuen

  • BA Hons student (2020-2021)