Staff profile

Dr Valeria Abreu Minero


Lecturer in Criminal Psychology

Subject

Criminology

College

College of Business, Law and Social Sciences

Department

Criminology and Social Sciences

Research centre

Social, Cultural and Legal Research Centre, Better Society

Campus

One Friar Gate Square, Derby Campus

Email

v.abreu@derby.ac.uk

About

I completed my MSc in Clinical Criminology at the University of Leicester in 2014, and my PhD in Psychology at King's College London in 2019. My primary area of research is empirical crime scene analysis, methodologies used in the context of the investigative profiling of homicide and offender psychopathology. I am a Lecturer in Criminal Psychology at the Department of Business, Law and Social Sciences.

Research interests

Behavioural Investigative Advice

Offender psychopathology

Multivariate visualisation statistical methods applied to crime scene analysis

Membership of professional bodies

British Psychological Society Chartered Membership

Qualifications

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