Portrait of Dr Magali-Fleur Barnoux

Dr Magali-Fleur Barnoux

Lecturer in Forensic Psychology and Intellectual and Developmental Disability

About

Dr Magali-Fleur Barnoux completed her first degree in Psychology and Sociology at the University of Leeds, followed by an MSc at the University of Kent in Forensic Psychology.  Her PhD focused on the characteristics and treatment of adult male imprisoned fire setters (2015).

Dr Barnoux has worked at the Tizard Centre since 2013 as a researcher on projects researching older adults with learning disabilities and offenders and ex-offenders with learning disabilities.  She has been a lecturer in Forensic Psychology and Intellectual and Developmental Disability since 2017.

Dr Barnoux is involved with and helps to coordinate RAG (Researching Altogether Group);  a public and patient involvement group who meet to consult on research projects and offer their perspective on the work carried out at the Tizard Centre.   The group have made a number of videos looking at research carried out at the Tizard Centre. 

Research interests

  • Aetiology, assessment and treatment of offending behaviour in individuals with autism and/or learning disabilities
  • Research and assessment of deliberate fire setting behaviour
  • Theory and theory development in forensic intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Supporting individuals with autism and/or learning disabilities within the criminal justice system


Teaching

Dr Barnoux teaches across the Tizard Centre's undergraduate and postgraduate courses and convenes a number of modules for the School of Psychology.

Supervision

Magali currently  supervises students with research related to people with IDD in the criminal justice system in terms of offending behaviour, victims and/or witnesses

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