Stephanie Bennett

Lecturer in Criminology and Forensic Psychology


University of Chichester

Forensic Psychology, Criminology, Crime Science, Quantitative Methods, Statistics, Children and Young People

Stephanie has been teaching for over 20 years, initially at the University of Plymouth (1999-2008) and more recently in the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies at the University of Portsmouth between 2011-2021. Stephanie also has been teaching Forensic Psychology (Masters level) for the Open University since 2018. Stephanie has experience of working for the NHS (Adult mental health), and the charity sector (Down Syndrome Education International) as well as extensive experience of teaching and researching both Psychology and Criminology in academic settings. Stephanie is a specialist in quantitative research methods, in particular survey design and analysing survey data using descriptive and inferential methods.

Stephanie holds a BSc, MSc, PhD in Psychology, and a MSc in Crime Science Investigation and Intelligence.

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  1. Buckley, Sue, Holmes, Joni and Bennett, Stephanie J. (2013) Computerized Memory Training Leads to Sustained Improvement in Visuospatial Short-Term Memory Skills in Children with Down Syndrome. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 118 (3). pp. 179-192. ISSN 1944-7558
  2. Charman, Sarah and Bennett, Stephanie J. (2021) Voluntary resignations from the police service: the impact of organisational and occupational stressors on organisational commitment. Policing and Society. pp. 1-20. ISSN 1043-9463
  3. Payler, Jane, Cooper, Victoria and Bennett, Stephanie J. (2019) Children and Young People Living Through a Serious Family Illness: Structural, Interpersonal and Personal Perspectives. Children & Society, 34 (1). pp. 62-77. ISSN 0951-0605
  4. Denault, Vincent, Plusquellec, Pierrich, Jupe, Louise M., St-Yves, Michel, Dunbar, Norah E., Hartwig, Maria, Sporer, Siegfried L., Rioux-Turcotte, Jessica, Jarry, Jonathan, Walsh, Dave, Otgaar, Henry, Viziteu, Andrei, Talwar, Victoria, Keatley, David A., Blandón-Gitlin, Iris, Townson, Clint, Deslauriers-Varin, Nadine, Lilienfeld, Scott O., Patterson, Miles L., Areh, Igor, Allan, Alfred, Cameron, Hilary Evans, Boivin, Rémi, Brinke, Leanne ten, Masip, Jaume, Bull, Ray, Cyr, Mireille, Hope, Lorraine, Strömwall, Leif A., Bennett, Stephanie J., Menaiya, Faisal Al, Leo, Richard A., Vredeveldt, Annelies, Laforest, Marty, Honts, Charles R., Manzanero, Antonio L., Mann, Samantha, Granhag, Pär-Anders, Ask, Karl, Gabbert, Fiona, Guay, Jean-Pierre, Coutant, Alexandre, Hancock, Jeffrey, Manusov, Valerie, Burgoon, Judee K., Kleinman, Steven M., Wright, Gordon, Landström, Sara, Freckelton, Ian, Vernham, Zarah and Koppen, Peter J. van (2019) The Analysis of Nonverbal Communication: The Dangers of Pseudoscience in Security and Justice Contexts. Anuario de Psicología Jurídica, 30 (1). pp. 1-12. ISSN 1133-0740
  5. Smith, Paul A., Mound, Simon, Brown, Natasha, Leonard, Roxy, Lovell, Carolyn and Bennett, Stephanie J. (2017) Empirical approaches to improving the use of DNA in crime scene investigative practice. International Journal of Police Science & Management, 19 (1). pp. 54-60. ISSN 1461-3557
  6. Evans, Jonathan St. B. T., Handley, Simon J., Hadjchristidis, Constantinos, Thompson, Valerie, Over, David E. and Bennett, Stephanie J. (2007) On the basis of belief in causal and diagnostic conditionals. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 60 (5). pp. 635-643. ISSN 1747-0218
  7. Fasulo, Alessandra, Shukla, Janhavi and Bennett, Stephanie J. (2017) Find the Hidden Object. Understanding Play in Psychological Assessments. Frontiers in Psychology, 8. ISSN 1664-1078
  8. Bennett, Stephanie J. (2011) The Development of Vocational Interests and Abilities in Secondary School Aged Children. Doctoral thesis, University of Plymouth.
  9. Charman, S. and Bennett, Stephanie J. (2021) Understanding voluntary resignations from the police service. CoPaCC, London, UK.
  10. Charman, Sarah. and Bennett, Stephanie J. (2021) Over and out: Understanding the rise of voluntary resignations from the police service. Policing Insight. ISSN 2634-7822