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BIO Daniel Boduszek

Associate Professor

Daniel Boduszek

Institute of Psychology
Faculty of Psychology in Katowice
Department of Forensic Psychology


Psychologist, specializing in criminalistics and criminal psychopathy. He completed his doctoral studies in forensic psychology at the University of Ulster, in Great Britain, obtained his post-doctoral degree in psychology (habilitacja) from SWPS University and subsequently received a professorial title in forensic psychology at the University of Huddersfield in Great Britain.

He has extensive experience in working with inmates in many countries, including the United States, Great Britain, Ireland, Pakistan, Tanzania, Poland and the Caribbean. His research interests include criminal psychopathy, criminal cognitive structures, suicides and mental health in prisons, as well as homicide-related issues, recidivism and prisonization. His publications appeared in numerous academic journals.

He is a founder of a peer-reviewed Journal of Criminal Psychology and member of editorial boards of numerous publications, including the Journal of Criminal Justice, Deviant Behavior, Polish Psychological Bulletin, and Current Issues in Personality Psychology.

Recipient of research grants from the European Union, the Economic and Social Research Council, UNICEF, the RCUK Global Challenges Research Fund.

Daniel Boduszek is also Professor at the Department of Psychology and Director of Quantitative Research Methods Training Unit (QRM-TU), at the University of Huddersfield.

At SWPS University in Katowice, he teaches psychology of criminal behavior and methodology of criminal psychology.

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