Professor Theresa Gannon wins prestigious Lifetime Contribution to Forensic Psychology award

Professor of Forensic Psychology Theresa Gannon has been awarded the British Psychological Society (BPS) – Division of Forensic Psychology Lifetime Contribution to Forensic Psychology Award 2019. 

The award is given to those ‘who have made an outstanding and sustained contribution professionally. This might be through work which has had a significant impact on the public, in developing our understanding of psychology in work contexts or a substantial contribution to the Division’. It will be presented at the Division of Forensic Psychology Annual Conference 2019 on 18 June 2019.

Professor Gannon is the Director of the Centre of Research & Education in Forensic Psychology at the University of Kent. She has contributed extensively to research on arson, firesetting and male and female sexual offending. Read more about her research and work.

To find out more about the award, visit the BPS Division of Forensic Psychology website.