Katie graduated with a first class B.Sc. Psychology from the University of Wales in 2004, with research focusing on modality effects on false memory. She then went on to gain her M.Sc. Investigative Psychology in 2005, with her Masters dissertation exploring the concept of Modus Operandi in police investigations.
Katie successfully bid for ESRC funding for her PhD research and is currently in the second year of her PhD.
Katie’s main research interests include:
1. Developing behavioural models of offence types, e.g. burglary, homicide, etc.
2. Exploring the concept of Modus Operandi
3. Developing proforma systems for recording offences