Maria Ioannou

Dr Maria Ioannou, a Chartered Forensic Psychologist, is a Principal Lecturer, Subject Leader in Investigative Psychology and Course Director for the MSc Investigative Psychology at the University of Huddersfield.  Maria has been involved in the assessment of intervention programmes for reducing/preventing crime for a range of different forms of criminality and groups of offenders.  She has contributed to consultancy reports and been involved in consultancy work with a range of police forces and other agencies such as the Safer Merseyside Partnership, Merseyside Police, Liverpool City Council, Lancashire Constabulary, Ministry of Defence, Irish Prison Service, as well as in a number of legal cases that involved - among others - preparation of background material and investigative advice on forensic psycholinguistics / questioned authorship attribution and interpretation of psychological measures on cases of offender profiling.  Her work has been presented nationally and internationally.