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Katy is a senior lecturer, with specific interests in autism, forensic psychology and the intersection between them. Her research has investigated a wide range of offenders including both traditional offenders (e.g., violent, sexual offenders) and cyber-offenders (e.g., hacking; DDoS) and the possible outcomes. Katy has experience of working with a range of partners including law enforcement (e.g., the National Crime Agency), healthcare provisions (e.g., NHS & private) and education provisions.

Education/Academic qualification

Understanding offending behaviours and the autism spectrum, University of Bath

Award Date: 3 Apr 2019

Master, Psychological Research Methods, University of Leicester

Award Date: 24 Jan 2014

Bachelor, Psychology with Ergonomics, Loughborough University

Award Date: 17 Dec 2012


  • BF Psychology
  • Forensic
  • Autism
  • Cyber crime
  • Offending
  • Characteristics & Motivations


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