Principal Research and Evaluation Officer
Research & Evaluation
Stephanie is currently seconded to the CSA Centre from Liverpool John Moores University where she is a Reader in Forensic Psychology in the Faculty of Health. Stephanie has worked for over 20 years across Criminal Justice and Forensic Psychology research, educational and correctional contexts, holding academic, practitioner and managerial roles. Her work centres on helping to prevent sexual violence by working with people at risk of engaging in harmful behaviour and/or with people convicted of sexual offences, to desist from offending.
Working across multi-disciplinary research and practitioner teams, Stephanie’s research portfolio examines aspects of vulnerability, risk and need in the context of sexual violence prevention, offender rehabilitation, risk management, public protection, child protection, criminal and social justice, public health, and prisoner human rights. Stephanie is also the Northwest Branch Chair for NOTA and Associate Editor for the Journal of Sexual Aggression.