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Biography

Dr Daniel Boduszek (PhD, CPsychol, CSci, AFBPsS, FHEA) is a Senior Lecturer in Criminal Psychology and Director of Quantitative Research Methods Training Unit (QRM-TU) at the University of Huddersfield. Daniel is the Editor-in-Chief and the founder of the Journal of Criminal Psychology (ISSN 2009-3829) published by Emerald Publishing Group Ltd.

Daniel’s current research interests and publications include criminal social identity, criminal thinking styles, mental health, homicidal behaviour, psychopathy, recidivism and prisonization. Daniel’s approach to research is quantitative and he has a particular interest in Structural Equation Modelling, Latent Growth Modelling, Latent Class Analysis, Latent Profile Analysis, Propensity Score Analysis, Mediation and Moderation Analysis.

Daniel has an extensive experience of working in forensic settings including maximum security prisons for recidivists and working with youth at risk of addiction and social pathology.

Daniel’s personal website: www.danielboduszek.com

Research & Scholarship

Research projects

  • Study on Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices on Violence against Children in Tanzania and Zanzibar. Project fully supported by UNICEF. Co-Applicant and Lead Investigator on National Household Survey (09/2014 - present)
     
  • Criminal Thinking Styles within a Recidivistic Prison Sample. Project partially supported by the Polish Prison Service. Principal Investigator (2011-2012)
     
  • Traumatic events and the development of posttraumatic stress symptomology. Project partially supported by An Garda Síochána (Police Service in the Republic of Ireland) and EULEX Kosovo: European Union Rule of Law Mission. Co-Investigator (2011-2012)
     
  • Exploring Trends in Sexual Activity, Contraceptive Use and Pregnancy Experiences in Ireland: A Secondary Analysis of National Survey Data from the Last Decade. Project fully supported by Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences. Research Associate (01/2012-10/2012)

Publications and Other Research Outputs

Article

Bourke, A., Boduszek, D., Kelleher, C., McBride, O. and Morgan, K. (2014) ‘Sex education, first sex and sexual health outcomes in adulthood: Findings from a nationally representative sexual health surveySex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning , 14 (3), pp. 299-309. ISSN 1468-1811

Hyland, P., Shevlin, M., Adamson, G. and Boduszek, D. (2014) ‘The Moderating Role of Rational Beliefs in the Relationship between Irrational Beliefs and Posttraumatic Stress SymptomologyBehavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy , 42 (3), pp. 312-326. ISSN 1352-4658

Debowska, A., Boduszek, D., Hyland, P. and Goodson, S. (2014) ‘Biological correlates of psychopathy: A brief reviewMental Health Review Journal . ISSN 1361-9322

Boduszek, D., Adamson, G., Shevlin, M., Hyland, P. and Dhingra, K. (2014) ‘Psycho-sociological investigation of criminal behaviour within a prison sample using retrospective data The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice , 53 (1). ISSN 1468-2311

Boduszek, D., Belsher, R., Dhingra, K. and Ioannou, M. (2014) ‘Psychosocial correlates of recidivism in a sample of ex-prisoners: the role of Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct DisorderJournal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology , 25 (1), pp. 61-76. ISSN 1478-9949

Hyland, P., Shevlin, M., Adamson, G. and Boduszek, D. (2014) ‘Modelling the Structure of the Attitudes and Belief Scale 2 using CFA and Bifactor Approaches: Toward the Development of an Abbreviated VersionCognitive Behaviour Therapy , 43 (1), pp. 60-71. ISSN 1650-6073

Hyland, P., Shevlin, M., Adamson, G. and Boduszek, D. (2014) ‘The Organisation of Irrational Beliefs in Posttraumatic Stress Symptomology: Testing the Predictions of REBT Theory using Structural Equation ModellingJournal of Clinical Psychology , 70 (1), pp. 48-59. ISSN 1097-4679

Debowska, A., Boduszek, D., Dhingra, K., Kola, S. and Meller-Prunska, A. (2014) ‘The Role of Psychopathy and Exposure to Violence in Rape Myth AcceptanceJournal of Interpersonal Violence . ISSN 0886-2605

Dhingra, K., Boduszek, D., Palmer, D. and Shevlin, M. (2014) ‘Psychopathy and Self-injurious Thoughts and Behaviour: Application of Latent Class AnalysisJournal of Mental Health . ISSN 0963-8237

Hyland, P., Boduszek, D., Dhingra, K., Shevlin, M. and Egan, A. (2014) ‘A bifactor approach to modelling the Rosenberg Self-Esteem ScalePersonality and Individual Differences . ISSN 0191-8869

Debowska, A., Boduszek, D., Kola, S. and Hyland, P. (2014) ‘A Bifactor Model of the Polish Version of the Hare Self-Report Psychopathy ScalePersonality and Individual Differences . ISSN 0191-8869

Hyland, P., Shevlin, M., Adamson, G. and Boduszek, D. (2014) ‘Irrational beliefs in posttraumatic stress responses: A Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy approachJournal of Loss and Trauma . ISSN 1532-5024

Boduszek, D., Dhingra, K., Stander, C., Ioannou, M. and Palmer, D. (2014) ‘Latent Classes of Criminal Intent Associated with Criminal Behaviour Current Issues in Personality Psychology . ISSN 2353-4192

McKay, M., Boduszek, D. and Harvey, S. (2014) ‘The Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale: A bifactor answer to two-factor question? Journal of Personality Assessment . ISSN 0022-3891

Boduszek, D., O'Shea, C., Dhingra, K. and Hyland, P. (2014) ‘Latent Class Analysis of Criminal Social Identity in a Prison SamplePolish Psychological Bulletin . ISSN 0079-2993

Bate, C., Boduszek, D., Dhingra, K. and Bale, C. (2014) ‘Psychopathy, Intelligence and Emotional Responding in a Non-Forensic Sample: An Experimental Investigation Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology . ISSN 1478-9949

Hyland, P., Maguire, R., Shevlin, M. and Boduszek, D. (2014) ‘Rational beliefs as cognitive protective factors in posttraumatic stress responsesJournal of Rational-Emotive and Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy . ISSN 0894-9085

Reilly, E., Dhingra, K. and Boduszek, D. (2014) ‘Teachers' Self-efficacy Beliefs, Self-esteem, and Job Stress as Determinants of Job SatisfactionInternational Journal of Educational Management . ISSN 0951-354X

Boduszek, D., Hyland, P., Dhingra, K. and Mallett, J. (2013) ‘The Factor Structure and Composite Reliability of the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale among Ex-PrisonersPersonality and Individual Differences , 55 (8), pp. 877-881. ISSN 0191-8869

Hyland, P., Shevlin, M., Adamson, G. and Boduszek, D. (2013) ‘The Role of Trauma-Specific Irrational Beliefs and Sociodemographic Risk Factors in Posttraumatic Stress ResponsesJournal of Rational-Emotive and Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy , 31 (3), pp. 152-166. ISSN 0894-9085

Kelleher , C., Smith, G., Boduszek, D., Bourke, A. and Morgan, K. (2013) ‘Factors associated with STI/HIV testing in Ireland: Findings from two nationally representative surveysProceedings of the British Psychological Society . ISSN 1754-8837

Kelleher, C., Boduszek, D., Bourke, A., McBride, O. and Morgan, K. (2013) ‘Parental involvement in sexuality education: advancing understanding through an analysis of findings from the 2010 Irish Contraception and Crisis Pregnancy SurveySex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning , 13 (4), pp. 459-469. ISSN 1468-1811

Dhingra, K. and Boduszek, D. (2013) ‘Psychopathy and Criminal Behaviour: A Psychosocial Research PerspectiveJournal of Criminal Psychology , 3 (2), pp. 83-107. ISSN 2009-3829

Yogalingam, K., Kelleher, C., Bourke, A., Boduszek, D. and Morgan, K. (2013) ‘Experiences of Crisis Pregnancy among Irish and Non-Irish adults living in Ireland: Findings from the Irish Contraception and Crisis Pregnancy Survey 2010 (ICCP-2010)Irish Journal of Medical Science , 182 (4), pp. 633-638. ISSN 0021-1265

Boduszek, D., Adamson, G., Shevlin, M., Mallett, J. and Hyland, P. (2013) ‘Criminal Social Identity of Recidivistic Prisoners: The Role of Self-Esteem, Family and Criminal FriendsJournal of Police and Criminal Psychology , 28 (1), pp. 15-25. ISSN 0882-0783

Boduszek, D., Shevlin, M., Hyland, P. and Adamson, G. (2013) ‘Eysenck's Personality Model and Criminal thinking style within a violent and non-violent offender sample - application of propensity score analysisDeviant Behavior , 34 (6), pp. 483-493. ISSN 0163-9625

Hyland, P., Shevlin, M., Adamson, G. and Boduszek, D. (2013) ‘The Factor Structure and Composite Reliability of the Profile of Emotional DistressCognitive Behaviour Therapist , 6, p. e15. ISSN 1754-470X

Bourke, A., Boduszek, D. and Hyland, P. (2013) ‘The role of criminal cognitions and personality traits in non-violent recidivism: Empirical investigation within a prison sampleJournal of Criminal Psychology , 3 (1), pp. 40-48. ISSN 2009-3829

Boduszek, D., Hyland, P., Shevlin, M., Adamson, G. and Bourke, A. (2013) ‘Assessment of psycho-social factors predicting recidivistic violent offenses within a sample of male prisonersIrish Journal of Psychology , 34 (1), pp. 24-34. ISSN 0303-3910

Boduszek, D., Adamson, G., Shevlin, M. and Hyland, P. (2013) ‘The Role of Criminal Social Identity in the Relationship between Criminal Friends and Criminal Thinking Style within a Sample of Recidivistic Prisoners Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment , 23 (1), pp. 14-28. ISSN 1091-1359

Hyland, P., Shevlin, M., Adamson, G. and Boduszek, D. (2013) ‘The role of trauma-specific irrational beliefs in the relationship between general irrational beliefs and posttraumatic stress: A Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy approachCognitive Therapy and Research . ISSN 0147-5916

Boduszek, D., Adamson, G., Shevlin, M. and Hyland, P. (2012) ‘Development and Validation of a Measure of Criminal Social Identity within a sample of Polish Recidivistic PrisonersCriminal Behaviour and Mental Health , 22 (5), pp. 315-324. ISSN 1471-2857

Boduszek, D., Adamson, G., Shevlin, M. and Hyland, P. (2012) ‘The mediating role of criminal social identity in the relationship between criminal friends and criminal thinking style within a sample of recidivistic prisonersProceedings of the British Psychological Society . ISSN 1754-8837

Hyland, P. and Boduszek, D. (2012) ‘Resolving a Difference between Cognitive Therapy and Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy: Towards the Development of an Integrated CBT Model of PsychopathologyMental Health Review Journal , 17 (2), pp. 104-116. ISSN 1361-9322

Bourke, A., Boduszek, D., Kelleher, C., McBride, O. and Morgan, K. (2012) ‘Sex education, sexual debut and sexual outcomes in adulthood in Ireland.International Journal of Behavioural Medicine , 19 (S1), pp. 269-270. ISSN 1070-5503

Boduszek, D., Hyland, P., Bourke, A. and Dhingra, K. (2012) ‘Perceived Parental Attachment, Psychoticism, and Exposure to Family Violence in Homicidal Offending BehaviorInternational Journal of Crime, Criminal Justice and Law , 7 (1-2), pp. 77-81. ISSN 0973-5232

Hyland, P., McLaughlin, C., Boduszek, D. and Prentice, G. (2012) ‘Intentions to Participate in Counselling among Front Line, At-Risk Irish Government Employees – An Application of the Theory of Planned BehaviourBritish Journal of Guidance and Counselling , 40 (3), pp. 279-299. ISSN 0306-9885

Boduszek, D., Adamson, G., Hyland, P. and Shevlin, M. (2012) ‘SEM Model of Criminal Behaviour within a Sample of Recidivistic PrisonersProceedings of the British Psychological Society . ISSN 1754-8837

Hyland, P. and Boduszek, D. (2012) ‘A Unitary or Binary Model of Emotions: A Discussion on a Fundamental Difference between Cognitive Therapy and Rational Emotive Behaviour TherapyJournal of Humanistics and Social Sciences , 1 (1), pp. 49-61. ISSN 2009-4612

Kielkiewicz, K., Boduszek, D. and Hyland, P. (2012) ‘An empirical investigation of mediating role of criminal friends in relationship between criminal attitudes and criminal behaviour within a prison violent sampleProceedings of the British Psychological Society . ISSN 1754-8837

Boduszek, D., Hyland, P., Pedziszczak, J. and Kielkiewicz, K. (2012) ‘Criminal Attitudes, Recidivistic Behaviour, and the Mediating Role of Associations with Criminal Friends: An Empirical Investigation within a Prison Sample of Violent OffendersEurope's Journal of Psychology , 8 (1), pp. 18-31. ISSN 1841-0413

Boduszek, D., Hyland, P. and Bourke, A. (2012) ‘An Investigation of the role of personality, familial and peer-related characteristics in homicidal offending using retrospective dataJournal of Criminal Psychology , 2 (2), pp. 96-106. ISSN 2009-3829

Hyland, P., Boduszek, D., Shevlin, M. and Adamson, G. (2012) ‘Investigating the latent structure of the theory of planned behavior and its effectiveness in explaining intentions to participate in counseling among a sample of police officersJournal of Police and Criminal Psychology , 27 (2), pp. 129-140. ISSN 0882-0783

Boduszek, D. and Hyland, P. (2012) ‘Psycho-Sociological Review of Criminal Thinking StyleJournal of Humanistics and Social Sciences , 1 (1), pp. 28-36. ISSN 2009-4612

Boduszek, D. and Hyland, P. (2012) ‘Fred West: Bio-Psycho-Social Investigation of Psychopathic Sexual Serial KillerInternational Journal of Criminology and Sociological Theory , 5 (1), pp. 864-870. ISSN 1916-2782

Boduszek, D., Adamson, G., Shevlin, M. and Hyland, P. (2012) ‘The Role of Personality in the Relationship between Criminal Social Identity and Criminal Thinking Style within a Sample of Prisoners with Learning DifficultiesJournal of Learning Disabilities and Offending Behaviour , 3 (1), pp. 12-24. ISSN 2042-0927

Boduszek, D., Shevlin, M., Mallett, J., Hyland, P. and O’Kane, D. (2012) ‘Dimensionality and Construct Validity of the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale within a Sample of Recidivistic PrisonersJournal of Criminal Psychology , 2 (1), pp. 19-25. ISSN 2009-3829

Hyland, P., Boduszek, D. and Kielkiewicz, K. (2011) ‘Psycho-Historical Analysis of Adolf Hitler: the Role of Personality, Psychopathology and DevelopmentPsychology and Society , 42 (2), pp. 58-63. ISSN 2041-5893

Hyland, P., McLaughlin, C., Boduszek, D. and Prentice, G. (2011) ‘Can The Theory of Planned Behaviour Predict Intentions to Participate in Counselling Among At-Risk Irish Government EmployeesProceedings of the British Psychological Society . ISSN 1754-8837

Boduszek, D. and Hyland, P. (2011) ‘The Development of Criminal Social Identity: Theoretical construct Proceedings of the British Psychological Society . ISSN 1754-8837

Boduszek, D., McLaughlin, C. and Hyland, P. (2011) ‘Criminal Attitudes of Ex-Prisoners: the Role of Personality, Anti-Social Friends and RecidivismThe Internet Journal of Criminology , 9, pp. 1-10. ISSN 2045-6743

Boduszek, D. and Hyland, P. (2011) ‘The Theoretical Model of Criminal Social Identity: Psycho-social PerspectiveInternational Journal of Criminology and Sociological Theory , 4 (1), pp. 604-615. ISSN 1916-2782

Boduszek, D (2011) ‘The Development of Criminal Social Identity; A Psychosocial PerspectiveIrish Psychologist , 37 (2). ISSN 0790-4789

Boduszek, D. and McLaughlin, C. (2010) ‘Criminal Attitudes of Adult Ex-Offenders with regard to Personality and Influence of Anti-Social FriendsProceedings of the British Psychological Society . ISSN 1754-8837

Boduszek, D. and Hyland, P. (2010) ‘The Development of Criminal Social Identity: The Significance of multiple identities and contextual factorsInternational Journal of Crime, Criminal Justice and Law , 5 (1-2), pp. 1-14. ISSN 09735232

Boduszek, D. and McLaughlin, C. (2010) ‘The Role of Antisocial Peers, Recidivism and Personality in Development of Criminal Attitudes of Ex-OffendersIrish Psychologist , 36 (6), p. 5. ISSN 0790-4789

Boduszek, D (2010) ‘Underlying Psychological Factors of Criminal Attitudes within Ex-Offender PopulationIrish Psychologist , 37 (1), p. 26. ISSN 0790-4789

Book Section

Kelleher, C., Bourke, A., Boduszek, D., McBride, O. and Morgan, K. (2013) ‘Sex education, first sex and sexual health outcomes in adulthood: Findings from a nationally representative survey’. In: Psychology Conference Proceedings and Posters. Dublin, Ireland: RCSI: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. .

Conference Item

Hyland, P., Maguire, R., Shevlin, M. and Boduszek, D. (2014) ‘Rational Beliefs act as Cognitive Protective Factors against Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms ’. In: 26th APS Annual Convention, 22-25.05.2014, San Francisco, USA

Kelleher, C., Smith, G., Boduszek, D., Bourke, A. and Morgan, K. (2013) ‘Factors associated with STI/HIV testing in Ireland: Findings from two nationally representative surveys’. In: BPS Division of Helath Psychology Annual Conference, 11-13 September, Brighton, UK

Bourke, A., Boduszek, D., Kelleher, C., McBride, O. and Morgan, K. (2012) ‘Sex education, sexual debut and sexual outcomes in adulthood in Ireland’. In: International Congress of Behavioural Medicine, 29th August -1st September 2012, Budapest, Hungary

Boduszek, D (2012) ‘The Mediating Role of Criminal Social Identity in the Relationship between Criminal Friends and Criminal Thinking Style within a Sample of Recidivistic Prisoners’. In: Division of Forensic Psychology BPS Annual Conference, 26-28 June 2012, Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK

Boduszek, D (2012) ‘What predicts recidivistic criminal behaviour? The role of the family, peer rejection and associations with criminal friends’. In: The 8th North/South Irish Criminology Conference, 28th – 29th June 2012, University College Dublin, Ireland

Boduszek, D. and Hyland, P. (2011) ‘Criminal Social Identity: The role of external factors and situation-specific schemas’. In: The 7th North/South Irish Criminology Conference, 21st - 23rd June 2011, Sligo IT, Ireland

Boduszek, D. and Hyland, P. (2011) ‘The role of personality in development of criminal thinking style’. In: The15th International Conference on Thinking , 20th – 24th June 2011, Queen’s University Belfast, UK

Prentice, G., Boduszek, D. and McLaughlin, C. (2011) ‘The Role of Personality in Development of Criminal Thinking Style’. In: The 23rd Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention, 26th - 29th May 2011, Washington, DC, USA

Hyland, P. and Boduszek, D. (2011) ‘Predicting Intentions to Participate in Counselling Among At-Risk Irish Government Employees Using the Theory of Planned Behaviour’. In: The 2nd Conference on Social Psychology in Ireland, 28th - 29th April 2011, University of Limerick

Hyland, P. and Boduszek, D. (2011) ‘Understanding Counselling Seeking Behaviour: An Application of the Theory of Planned Behaviour’. In: The 33rd Annual Congress of Psychology Students in Ireland, 1st - 2nd April 2011, University College Cork, Ireland

Boduszek, D. and Hyland, P. (2011) ‘The Role of Criminal Social Identity in Development of Anti- Social Life Style’. In: The 2nd Conference on Social Psychology in Ireland, 28th - 29th April 2011, University of Limerick

Prentice, G., Hyland, P., McLaughlin, C. and Boduszek, D. (2011) ‘Intentions to Participate in Counseling: An Application of the Theory of Planned Behavior’. In: The 23rd Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention, 26th - 29th May 2011, Washington, DC, USA

Hyland, P., McLaughlin, C., Boduszek, D. and Prentice, G. (2011) ‘Predicting Intentions to Participate in Counselling Among Irish Government Employees’. In: The15th International Conference on Thinking, 20 – 24 June 2011, Queen’s University Belfast, UK

Boduszek, D. and Hyland, P. (2011) ‘The Development of Criminal Social Identity; A Psychosocial Perspective’. In: The 33rd Annual Congress of Psychology Students in Ireland, 1st ? 2nd April 2011, University College Cork, Ireland

Monograph

Morgan, K., Kelleher, C., Bourke, A., Boduszek, D. and Smith, G. (2013) Sex in Ireland in the last decade: Sexual health research and its policy implications Dublin, Ireland: RCSI

Esteem

Journal editorships

  • Editor-in-Chief and Founder of the Journal of Criminal Psychology (12/2010 – present).
  • Editorial Board Member - CRIMSOC: Journal of Social Criminology (12/2011 – present).
  • Editorial Board Member – Current Issues in Personality Psychology (03/2014 – present).
  • Reviewer for: the Journal of Deviant Behaviour, the Journal of Clinical Psychology, the Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, the Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling, the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin and The Sociological Quarterly.

Research awards

  • Recipient of 'Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2013' (09/2013) – for the paper 'Resolving a difference between cognitive therapy and rational emotive behaviour therapy: towards the development of an integrated CBT model of psychopathology' published in Mental Health Review Journal.
  • Recipient of 'Albert Ellis Award for Research 2014' (04/2014) – for the paper 'The organisation of irrational beliefs in posttraumatic stress symptomology: Testing the predictions of REBT theory using structural equation modelling' published in Journal of Clinical Psychology.

Visiting professorship

  • Visiting Professor of Criminal Psychology at the University of Security in Poznan, Poland (12/2013 – present).

Grants reviewed for

  • Medical Research Council (MRC)
  • Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)
  • Polish Prison Service

Membership of professional bodies

  • Member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)
  • Chartered Psychologist - British Psychological Society
  • Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society
  • Chartered Scientist
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Member of the International Association for Correctional and Forensic Psychology
  • Member of the Statistical Modeling Society

Conference organisation committees

  • Member of the organisation conference committee - 1st International Academic Conference Health Security (Interdisciplinary), Tarnowskie Góry, Poland (17 September 2014).
  • Member of the organisation conference committee – 7th International Academic Conference Security (Security from the perspective of environments), Tarnowskie Góry, Poland (18-19 September 2014).

Invited external public lectures and seminars

  • Inside the Mind of a Psychopath - (Public lecture) National College of Ireland, IFSC, Mayor Street, Dublin 1, Ireland (02/1014).
  • Psychopathy and Criminal Behaviour: Research Perspective - (Public lecture) Wyzsza Szkola Bezpieczenstwa, Poznan, Poland (01/2014).
  • Moderation Analysis using SPSS and ModGraph - 1-day training seminar held in the University of Ulster (12/2013).
  • 3rd SPSS and Advanced Research Methods Winter School in Dublin - held in the College of Computer Training (CCT), 30 - 34 Westmoreland St., Dublin 2 (02/2013).
  • Latent Growth Analysis Course - 2-day training seminar held in the University of Galway (12/2012).
  • Structural Equation Modelling for ESRI staff - 2-day training seminar held in the Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin 2 (02/2012).
  • 2nd SPSS and Advanced Research Methods Winter School in Dublin - held in the College of Computer Training (CCT), 30 - 34 Westmoreland St., Dublin 2 (03/2012).
  • 1st SPSS and Research Methods Winter School in Dublin - held in the City Colleges, Dame Street, Dublin 2 (02/2012).
  • SPSS and Statistical Analysis Training Seminar -1-day training seminar held in University of Ulster (12/2011).

Research Degree Supervision

PhD completions

  • Agata Debowska (PhD in Criminal Psychology - Main Supervisor)
  • Maha Alluhaibi (PhD in Criminology - Co-Supervisor)

Current research students

Main Supervisor

  • Sonia Shagufta (PhD in Criminal Psychology)
  • Kathryn Sharratt (PhD in Criminal Psychology)
  • Joanne Vaughan (PhD in Psychology)
  • Nicole Sherretts (PhD in Criminal Psychology)
  • Laura Evans (PhD in Criminal Psychology)

Co-Supervisor

  • Kevin Kipling (PhD in Health and Physical Activity)
  • Krzysztof Kielkiewicz (PhD in Humanities)

External Advisor (research methods and statistics)

  • Kimberly Fitzpatrick (PhD in Health Psychology) - University of Lisbon

Potential postgraduate research projects

Criminal Psychology

  • Criminal Social Identity
  • Criminal Thinking Styles
  • Psychopathy and Crime
  • Recidivism and Prisonization
  • Homicidal Behaviour
  • Suicidal Behaviour in Prison
  • Youths and Crime
  • Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health

Application of Quantitative Research Methodology to Behavioural and Social Sciences

  • Structural Equation Modelling
  • Confirmatory and Exploratory Factor Analysis
  • Regression and Path Analysis
  • Latent Class Analysis
  • Latent Profile Analysis
  • Latent Growth Modelling
  • Propensity Score Analysis
  • Moderation and Mediation Analysis
  • Validity and Reliability of Measures
  • Survey Development

Enterprise Activities

Daniel is a founder and director of the Quantitative Research Methods Training Unit (QRM-TU) which is devoted to the development and application of advanced quantitative methods and modelling methodologies to diverse issues and topics in health and social sciences and various other fields of inquiry (more info www.hud.ac.uk/hhs/qrmtu).

Aims of QRM-TU

  • Provide high quality training & support in advanced multivariate statistical modelling in a to non-statisticians
  • Provide a series of courses addressing state of the art analytical techniques without mathematical procedures
  • Provide training in Mplus, Amos, R, and SPSS
  • Increase awareness of current developments in quantitative statistical analysis of human and social science data (e.g., application of propensity score analysis)
  • Provide statistical consultancies for research centres in the UK and worldwide

Daniel’s current external collaboration:

  • Professor Jeremy Miles: Professor of Quantitative Methods in Social Science, Pardee RAND Graduate School, USA
  • Professor Mark Shevlin: Professor of Psychology and Quantitative Research Methods, University of Ulster, UK
  • Professor Gary Adamson: Professor of Psychology and Quantitative Research Methods, University of Ulster, UK
  • Dr Jamie Murphy: Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Research Methods, University of Ulster, UK
  • Dr Philip Hyland: Lecturer in Quantitative Research Methods, National College of Ireland
  • Dr Garry Prentice: Senior Lecture in Quantitative Research Methods and Statistics, Dublin Business School, Ireland
  • Dr Katie Dhingra: Lecturer in Psychology and Research Methods, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Director of Quantitative Research Methods Training Unit (QRM-TU)
  • Member of the School Research Ethics Panel, University of Huddersfield
  • Member of School Research Governance Review Panel, University of Huddersfield
  • Member of School Board, Human and Health Sciences, University of Huddersfield

Teaching and Professional Activities

Module Leader:

  • HIB1046 - Exploring Psychological Explanations of Criminal Behaviour
  • HMB1036 - Methodologies for Investigative Psychology (PG level)

Contribution to:

  • HIB1017 - Psychological Research and Data Analysis
  • HHB1020 – Psychology Final Year Project
  • HFB2010 – Psychology of Criminal Behaviour
  • HMB1038 – MSc Investigative Psychology Dissertation
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