Dr. Reid Meloy is a diplomate in forensic psychology of the American Board of Professional Psychology, and consults on criminal and civil cases throughout the U.S. and Europe. He is a clinical professor of psychiatry at UC San Diego, School of Medicine, and a faculty member of the San Diego Psychoanalytic Institute. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and is past president of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology. He has received a number of awards from various professional organizations and is chairman of Forensis, Inc., and Forensis Europa, Inc., two nonprofit, public benefit corporations devoted to forensic psychiatric and psychological research (www.forensis.org). Dr. Meloy has authored or co-authored over two hundred papers published in peer-reviewed psychiatric and psychological journals, and has authored, co-authored or edited ten books. His first book, The Psychopathic Mind (Aronson, 1988), was an integration of the biological and psychodynamic understanding of psychopathy, His most recent edited book, Stalking, Threatening and Attacking Public Figures (Oxford University Press, 2008), led to a commissioned study for the National Academy of Sciences on threats toward public figures published in March, 2011 (www.nap.edu). Dr. Stephen White and he created the WAVR-21 (Specialized Training Services, 2007), the first scientifically based structured professional judgment instrument for workplace targeted violence assessment. His forthcoming edited book with Dr. Jens Hoffman, The International Handbook of Threat Assessment, will be published by Oxford University Press in 2013. Dr. Meloy is also a consultant to the counterintelligence division of the FBI and intermittently teaches at the Behavioral Analysis Units in Quantico. He is a member of the Fixated Research Group for the United Kingdom’s Home Office concerning threats to the Royal Family and British political figures, and also teaches for the Netherlands National Police. He has been a technical consultant to the television program CSI since its inception in 2001.
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