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  • Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Policing 2019- University of Huddersfield
  • Senior Lecturer in Criminology 2017-2019 – Leeds Beckett University
  • Lecturer in Criminology 2016-2017- Leeds Trinity University
  • Head of Criminology 2014-2016 – University of Essex Online


Qualifications & Recognition

  • Nominated and shortlisted for Best Lecturer of the Year 2019 by Leeds Beckett University Students’ Union
  • Awarded PhD from the University of Huddersfield in 2016 after conducting a rigorous analysis of the assessment of malingering following road traffic accidents in the UK
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and awarded a PGCert in Higher Education in 2016
  • Awarded MSc in Investigative Psychology with Distinction in 2013 from the University of Huddersfield
  • Awarded BSc in Psychology in 2012 from the University of Hull

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Awarded the Wayman Mullins best journal article of the year award (2017) by the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology
  • Extensive research experience working with Forensic Psychiatrists and Psychologists to understand and improve the detection of malingering and feigned mental disorders
  • Extensive research experience working with national and international police organisations to understand and improve the wellbeing of police employees
  • Extensive research experience working with UK police organisations to design and implement research

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Policing
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Criminal Psychology
  • Malingering and feigned mental disorders
  • Wellbeing of police employees


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