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James Allan Matte
James Allan Matte, Ph.D., Forensic Psychophysiologist and President of Matte Polygraph Service, Inc., is the author of three textbooks on polygraph "The Art and Science of the Polygraph Technique" published in 1980 by Charles C. Thomas, Springfield, Illinois, "Forensic Psychophysiology Using The Polygraph" published in 1996, and "Examination and Cross-Examination of Experts in Forensic Psychophysiology Using The Polygraph" published in 2000 by J. A. M. Publications, Williamsville, New York. Dr. Matte authored the 2002 Supplement to the aforementioned 1996 textbook. Dr. Matte is also the author of several published research studies and numerous scientific articles published in various journals including Polygraph, Journal of the American Polygraph Association, and the New York State Bar Journal.

Dr. Matte’s 228-page doctoral dissertation entitled Validation Study on the Polygraph Quadri-Zone Comparison Technique has been on file and is available under LD 01452, Volume 1502, 1989, at ProQuest Information and Learning, formerly University Microfilm International (UMI) which maintains the definitive bibliographic record for over 2 million doctoral dissertations and master’s theses.

On 7 August l997, Dr. Matte was presented with the prestigious "John E. Reid Memorial Award For Distinguished Achievements in Polygraph Research, Teaching or Writing" by the American Polygraph Association at the 32nd Annual Seminar/Workshop in San Diego, California. On 19 December 2003, Dr. Matte was presented with the Robert & Mary Ann Henson Memorial Award as the Outstanding Graduate of the Backster School of Lie Detection. Dr. Matte is noted for his inventions which include the first and still current Matte Polygraph Chart Template, the Matte Quadri-Track Zone Comparison Technique, the Suspicion-Knowledge Guilt (SKG) test, the Matte Control Question Validation Procedure (MCQV), the Matte Quinque-Track Zone Comparison Technique, a Technique for Polygraphing the Deaf, and the Bio-Kineticsm Interview-Interrogation Technique.

Dr. Matte has testified as an Expert Forensic Psychophysiologist in Federal Court and at various New York State Court and Arbitration Hearings and before the Erie County Legislature. Dr. Matte has also testified and was recognized as an Expert Forensic Psychophysiologist by the Tribunal D'Arbitrage in the Province de Quebec, Canada, which admitted the results of the polygraph examination over objections. (Griefs nos: 98-05 et 99-03 decided in 2001). Dr. Matte is a full member of the American Polygraph Association, charter member of Empire State Polygraph Society, honorary life member of the Pennsylvania Polygraph Association, member of the American Society for Testing and Materials, member of the Society for Psychophysiological Research and a member of the American Psychological Society. Dr. Matte is a former Special Agent, USAF Office of Special Investigations (OSI), and a retired U. S. Army CID Agent.