School of Psychology

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Theresa Gannon

Professor Theresa Gannon

Director of the Centre of Research & Education in Forensic Psychology
Deputy Head of School
Professor of Forensic Psychology
Chartered Forensic Psychologist

PG students

Current research students

  • Emma Barrowcliffe: Identifying and assessing the characteristics of unapprehended fire setters living in the general population
  • Helen Butler: An investigation of fire expertise, fire scripts, and fire interest in male incarcerated firesetters.
  • Alisha O'Connor: TBC
  • Becky Wyatt: The development of a risk assessment for mentally disordered firesetters.

Past research students

  • Dr Magali Barnoux: Qualitative investigation of firesetting in male prisoners
  • Dr Nichola Tyler: An evaluation of mentally disordered firesetters
  • Dr Emily Blake: The social cognitions of rapists and rape prone men (2013)
  • Dr Kirsten Keown (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand) obtained her PhD in 2009. Kirsten’s PhD investigated the offence-supportive beliefs (or cognitive distortions) of male child molesters using cognitive-experimental tasks such as the lexical decision task. Email her to find out more: keownkirs@student.vuw.ac.nz.
 

 

 

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Last Updated: 08/11/2016