Emma is a Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Emma currently leads research and development on trauma-informed practice in Higher Education. Her research has focused on children’s rights, adverse childhood experiences, sexual abuse, and domestic violence. She’s particularly interested in the relationship between research, policy, and practice, combining her experience in the academy with previous roles as a Principal Policy Analyst in the Ministry of Social Development (NZ) and Department of Health and Human Services (AU), and as Principal Advisor to the New Zealand Children’s Commissioner. Emma is also a trained mediator and coach.
Areas of supervision
L7 - Psychology, Crime and Law.