School of Psychology

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Professor Jane Wood

Professor of Forensic Psychology
Chartered Forensic Psychologist

Professor Jane Wood


Research interests
  • Prison gang activity
  • Street gang formation and activity
  • Bullying in prison and schools
  • Public opinion of criminal justice
  • Trauma/Mental health links with offending
Key publications
  • Wood, J.L., Alleyne, E., Mozova, K., & James, M. (2014). Predicting involvement in prison gang activity: Street gang membership, social and psychological factors. Law and Human Behavior, 38, 203-211
  • Wood, J.L. (2014). Understanding gang membership: The significance of group processes. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 17, 710-729.
  • Wood, J.L. & Gannon, T.A. (2012). Crime and Crime Reduction: The importance of group processes. Routledge, Hove, 224.
  • Wood, J., & Alleyne, E. (2010). Street gang theory and research: Where are we now and where do we go from here? Aggression and Violent Behavior, 15, 100-111.


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