Professor Troy McEwan
BA(Hons), University of Melbourne, Australia
Professor Troy McEwan's research interests focus on improving understanding, assessment, and treatment of problem behaviour, with a particular interest in stalking, intimate partner and family violence, and deliberate firesetting. She has expertise in the development and evaluation of risk assessment instruments for these and other behaviours such as violence and sexual offending.
In addition to her research role, Troy is a clinical and forensic psychologist who has worked in both inpatient and community forensic mental health settings since 2008. She continues her clinical practice as a Senior Psychologist at the Victorian Institute of Forensic Mental Health (Forensicare). Troy is the director of Swinburne's postgraduate forensic psychology research and training degrees, teaching into the Doctor of Psychology (Clinical and Forensic) and the Graduate Diploma in Forensic Psychology and coordinating industry placements for these degrees. Troy also provides regular education and training to practitioners in the fields of mental health, criminal justice, and social services around Australia and internationally. She is the Immediate Past President of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, and sits on the editorial boards of the journals Criminal Justice and Behavior, Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, and the Journal of Threat Assessment and Management.
Forensic psychology, Stalking, Arson, Deliberate firesetting, Offender risk assessment, Offender treatment; Family violence
Fields of Research
- Forensic Psychology - 520103
Also published as: McEwan, Troy; McEwan, T.; McEwan, T. E.; McEwan, Troy E.
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- 2022-10-15: Why the mind of a stalker can be dangerous - Discover
- 2021-05-17: The 39-question tool transforming the way Victoria Police assesses family violence risk - ABC News
- 2021-01-09: Stalking victim Di McDonald wants Max Gardiner forced to wear tracker on release from prison - ABC News
- 2020-02-05: Fuel load maps under wraps amid fears of making firebug 'to-do list' - The Age
- 2020-02-01: Australian wildfires fan argument over impact of arsonists - Washington Post
- 2020-01-10: Victoria Police reject claims that current bushfires started by arsonists - ABC Radio National Breakfast
- 2019-11-04: ’Mijn ex duwde zijn vingers in mijn ogen’ - De Telegraaf
- 2019-06-08: Gevangenisstraf helpt niet bij stalkers: 'Zelfs vanuit de cel gaan ze door' - Een Vandaag (Netherlands)
- 2019-03-21: GPS trackers may monitor stalkers - Herald Sun
- 2019-03-21: Victoria's Crime Stats - ABC 774
- 2018-12-14: The Psychology Behind Stalking - Vice - Broadly
- 2017-11-27: New support stream for family violence victims - The Age
- 2017-07-01: Most victims of stalking are not sports stars or celebrities — they’re just regular people - Herald Sun
- 2017-05-02: Victoria's 2 billion for family violence could be a game changer - Huffington Post Australia
- 2017-03-08: Responding to arson - ABC Radio Gippsland
- 2016-06-01: Family violence hub established at Laverton police station - Hobson's Bay Leader
- 2016-04-09: Why stalkers stalk - BBC Radio 4
- 2016-02-19: Australians are being told that gender inequality is the root cause of domestic violence. But is it? - Guardian Australia
- 2016-02-04: Rising family violence rings alarm bells in Geelong region as support services call for system overhaul - Geelong Advertiser
- 2016-01-20: Why do people commit arson? - 3AW
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