Centre for Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism
Position: Senior Lecturer
Dr Karl Roberts is a Forensic Psychologist. His specific research areas of expertise are within the broad field of policing, in particular investigative skills focusing upon psychological and behavioural assessment, investigative interviewing and risk assessment and management. He has interests in the investigation of violent crimes such as terrorism, honour violence and stalking and the psychological motivation of offenders. Karl is associate editor of the journal Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression, was recently (June 2011) guest editor of the British Journal of Forensic Practice for a special edition on Investigative Interviewing and has just secured a book contract with Taylor Francis for a volume on policing honour based violence with colleagues from the Metropolitan Police. Karl works closely with the police and other agencies providing behavioural advice in the form of risk assessments, interview strategies and offender profiles to major investigations and has provided advice to over four hundred major investigations throughout Australia, the United Kingdom, Europe and the USA.