BSc (Hons), Ma, MEd MSc Ph.D. MBPsS CPsychol, FHEA
Lecturer in the Psychosocial Analysis of Offending Behaviour
Anna is a lecturer in Psychosocial Analysis of Offending Behaviour. Anna completed her Ph.D in Forensic Psychology from the University of Sassari (Italy) in 2009. Her thesis investigated the training requirements of the Italian Police Forces. During her postdoc (2009-2012) and assistant professorship (2012-2015) at the University of Sassari, she collaborates on several international research projects.
Anna was awarded a Prometeo Scholarship. From 2015 to 2016, she spent over six months in Ecuador, where she worked at the Faculty of Psychology (University of Guayaquil) to implement her project on life skills and restorative practices.
From 2014 to 2016 she was visiting scholar in USA (University of San Diego, Skidmore College etc) and in several European Universities (Universitad de Girona, Université de Corse Pascal Paoli etc). From 2010 to 2015 she worked as a research coordinator and life coach at the Center for Counselling and Coaching at the University of Sassari.
From Jan 2011 to Dec 2013 she was a Honorary Judge (Expert in Forensic Criminology) at the Surveillance Court of Sassari. From 2004 to date she is a Trainer and Life Coach.
Anna is a forensic and chartered psychologist (BPS), with research interest in:
- Deviance and Crime, Criminal justice and Governance: restorative justice, restorative practices.
- Wellbeing and Quality of Life: social and pathological gambling, student wellbeing.
- Training and Vocation: career guidance and vocational training, active learning and life skills, counselling and coaching, professional training requirements.
She is Associate Managing Editor of “Police Practice & Research – An International Journal”
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