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Dr Magali-Fleur Barnoux

Post Doctoral Researcher

Tizard

Magali graduated with a BA (Hons) in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Leeds in 2003 and completed an MSc in Forensic Psychology from the School of Psychology at the University of Kent in 2010. In 2015, she was awarded a PhD by the Centre of Research and Education in Forensic Psychology titled "The characteristics and treatment needs of adult male imprisoned fire setters", supervised by Prof Theresa Gannon.

 

Magali's past academic employment includes working on various research projects for the Centre of Research and Education in Forensic Psychology at the University and Forensic Service Lines in the NHS (Research and Development). Magali has been employed by the Tizard Centre since 2013 and worked on several projects researching older adults with learning disabilities, and offenders and ex-offenders with learning disabilities. She is currently working as a Study Manager on the MATCH project - an NIHR grant awarded to Dr. Peter Langdon investigating people with Autism detained within hospitals. The project aims to define the population, understand aetiology and improve the care pathways of offenders diagnosed with Autistic Spectrum Disorders.  Magali also undertakes ad hoc teaching and marking for the Tizard Centre and sessional work for the School of Law, Criminal Justice, and Computing at Canterbury Christchurch University.

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Magali's research interests include:

  • the research and assessment of deliberate firesetting
  • the role of motivation and emotion in offending behaviour
  • sexual and violent offending
  • the psychology of cyber-crime and internet offending
  • learning disabilities and autistic spectrum disorders in offending populations
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Book Chapters

Gannon, T.A., Tyler, N., Barnoux, M., & Pina, A. (2012) Female arsonists and firesetters. In Dickens, G., Sugarman, P., & Gannon, T.A. (eds), Firesetting and mental health: theory, research and practice: RC Psychiatrists.

Tyler, N. & Barnoux, M. (in press) Filicide by Fire. In Doley, R., Dickens, G., & Gannon T.A. (eds). Practical Guide to the Psychology of Firesetting; Understanding, managing and treating adult deliberate firesetters. Routledge.

Journal Articles

Barnoux, M., Gannon, T.A. & O Ciardha, C.(under preparation). An empirical evaluation of the multi-trajectory theory of adult firesetting prototypical trajectories. Criminal Justice and Behaviour.

Barnoux, M., Gannon, T.A. & O Ciardha, C. (under review). A descriptive model of the offence chain for imprisoned adult male firesetters. Legal and criminological Psychology, Special Issue.

Barnoux, M., Gannon, T.A. (2014). A new conceptual framework for revenge firesetting. Psychology, Crime & Law, vol 20(5), 497-513.

Barnoux, M., Hernandez-Castro, & Boiten (under preparation) The prevalence and impact of cyber crime in the UK: preliminary findings.

Barnoux, M. & Wood, J. (2013). The specific needs of foreign national prisoners and the threat to their mental health from being imprisoned in a foreign country. Aggression and Violent Behaviour, vol 18(2), 240-246.

Forrester-Jones, R.V.E., Oliver, D. & Barnoux, M. (under preparation). Older adults with learning disabilities; the case for specialised care.

Gannon, T.A., O Ciardha, C., Barnoux, M., Tyler, M. & Mozova, K.(2013). Male imprisoned firesetters have different characteristics to other imprisoned offenders and require specialist treatment, vol 76(4), 349-364.

Gannon, T.A., Wood, J., Pina, A., Tyler N., Barnoux, M. & Vasquez, E. (2014). An evaluation of mandatory polygraph testing for sexual offenders in the UK. Sexual Abuse: a Journal of Research and Treatment, vol 26(2).

O Ciardha, C., Alleyne, E., Tyler, N., Barnoux, M., Mozova, K. & Gannon, T.A. (under review). Examining the psychopathology of incarcerated male firesetters using the MCMI-III. Journal of Personality Disorders.

O Ciardha, C., Barnoux, M., Alleyne, E., Tyler, N., Mozova, K. & Gannon T.A. (in press). Multiple factors in the assessment of firesetters fire interest and attitudes. Legal and Criminological Psychology, Special Issue.

Conference Presentations

Forrester-Jones, R., Oliver, D. & Barnoux, M. People with IDD growing older; the case for specialised care. Poster presented at the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Vienna (Jul 2014).

Forrester-Jones, R., Oliver, D. & Barnoux, M. People with ID growing older; the case for specialised care. Poster presented at the Seattle Club Conference, Cardiff (Dec 2013)

Barnoux, M., Gannon, T.A. & O Ciardha, C. A descriptive model of the offence chain for imprisoned male firesetters. Paper presented to the Crime and Policing Analysis Unit, Home Office Science (Aug 2013)

Barnoux, M. and Gannon, T.A. A new conceptual framework for revenge firesetting. Paper presented at the European Association of Psychology and Law Conference, Cyprus (Apr 2012).

Barnoux, M. and Gannon T.A. A new conceptual framework for revenge firesetting. Paper presented at the BPS Division of Forensic Psychology Annual Conference, Portsmouth (2011)

 

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Last Updated: 01/10/2015