Julia Shaw

Dr. JULIA SHAW is senior lecturer in criminology at London South Bank University in the UK, where she has worked since 2015. She was previously a lecturer in forensic psychology at the University of Bedfordshire and before that taught courses on forensic psychology at the University of British Columbia and the University of Waterloo. A Canadian citizen with a Canadian father, Dr. Shaw has a BA from Simon Fraser University and PhD from the University of British Columbia. She is one of only a handful of experts in the world who actively conduct research on complex memory errors related to emotional personal events--so-called false memories. She has won two teaching excellence awards for her classes on memory at the undergraduate and graduate level. She has also delivered general business and police-training workshops, evaluated offender diversion programs and worked with the British police to advise on historical sexual and physical abuse cases. She has also been featured as an expert on TV, radio and in UK and international newspapers.