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Biography

  • Professor of Psychology and Policing
  • Director for the Secure Socities Institute
  • Editor of The Police Journal https://uk.sagepub.com/en-gb/eur/journal/police-journal
  • Reader in Crime and Policing, Division of Criminology, Politics and Sociology, Department of Behavioural and Social Sciences, School of Human and Health Sciences, University of Huddersfield, August 2012 - present.
  • Senior Lecturer in Criminology, Division of Criminology, Politics and Sociology, Department of Behavioural and Social Sciences, School of Human and Health Sciences, University of Huddersfield, August 2005 - July 2012.
  • Police Lecturer/Trainer, Home Office Crime Reduction College, Easingwold, North Yorkshire April 2003- August 2005.
  • Crime Analyst, Home Office Crime Reduction Team, Government Office North-West, Manchester, December 2001- April 2003.
  • Associate Lecturer (Psychology), Open University, September 2002- July 2005 (part-time).
  • Research Assistant (and Lecturer in Psychology) in Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Manchester. October 2000-December 2001.

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

  • Criminal Investigative Practice (Homicide)
  • Violent Crime
  • Violent Offenders
  • Self-Selection Policing
  • Evolution and Crime
  • Terrorism
  • Nudging crime
  • Emotional and cognitive effect on SIO’s
  • Evidence-Based Policing
  • Using ‘nudge’ psychology to reduce crime
  • Evolutionary psychology

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