Natalia completed a BA in Psychology and a BA
in French at Lehigh University in the United States (1998). During this
time she also studied abroad at the University of Nancy, France. She
lived in South Africa to complete an Honours degree in research psychology
at Rhodes University in South Africa (2000).
Natalia completed the M.Sc. in Investigative Psychology at the University
of Liverpool (2001) with a dissertation examining the behavioural development
over time in serial homicide using crime scene information. She is currently
working on her Ph.D. which focuses on young offenders.
Research interests include youth disorder, restorative justice, serial
murder classification, and the behavioural development of criminal actions
in serial violent crime.