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Dr Stephane Shepherd

Associate Professor of Forensic Psychology


Stephane is Associate Professor and an ARC DECRA Fellow at the Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science.He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Criminology), a Masters degree and he completed his PhD in Forensic Psychology at Monash University in 2013. Research interests include: youth violence, violence risk assessment, risk and protective factors for offending across gender and ethnicity, and cross-cultural mental health. Stephane was awarded the 2015 Inaugural Fulbright Scholarship in Cultural Competence, the 2016 International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services Young scholar of the year, and the 2018 American Psychology-Law Society Saleem Shah award for early career excellence. He was also named an ABC Top 5 researcher under 40 in 2020, and was also the recipient of the Victorian Multicultural Award for Excellence in Justice.

Fields of Research

  • Forensic Psychology - 520103
  • Causes And Prevention Of Crime - 440201
  • Multicultural, Intercultural And Cross-cultural Studies - 470212