Graduate Students

Hannah Stewart

Supervisor:  Dr. Mary Ann Campbell (University of New Brunswick Saint John)

Previous Degrees:

B.A. (Honours) with High Distinction, Criminology and Criminal Justice with a concentration in Psychology and a minor in Chemistry; Carleton University
Supervisor: Dr. Evelyn Maeder

B.Sc. (Honours) with High Distinction, Psychology; Carleton University
Supervisor: Dr. Paul Fedoroff

Clinical and Research Interests:

Both my clinical and research aspirations focus broadly on forensic population, with more specific interests in psychopathy, problematic sexual behaviours, sexual offending, forensic mental health, violence, risk assessment and treatment.  My current research is investigating the nuances of how offenders go through the process of changing their criminal lifestyles towards desistance.


Murphy, L., Ranger, R., Fedoroff, J.P., Stewart, H., Dwyer, G., & Burke, B. (2015). Standardization in the use of penile plethysmography as a measure of sexual arousal.  Journal of Sexual Medicine, 12, 1853-1861. doi:10.1111/jsm.12979.

Murphy, L., Ranger, R., Stewart, H., Dwyer, G., & Fedoroff, G.P. (2015). Assessment of problematic sexual interests with the penile plethysmograph: An overview of assessment laboratories. Current Psychiatry Reports, 17, 1-5. doi:10.1007/s11920-015-0567-z.

Stewart, H. & Fedoroff, J. P. (2014). The assessment and treatment of sexual people with complaints of hypersexuality. Current Sexual Health Reports, 6, 136-144. doi:10.1007/s11930-014-0017-7.

Conference Presentations:

Stewart, H., Campbell, M. & Dyck, H. (2016, May). Assessing the utility of the LS/CMI with adult community-supervised offenders in New Brunswick. Symposium presentation at the Atlantic Criminal Justice Research and Professional Practice Conference. Saint John, NB.

Stewart, H,, & Fedoroff, J.P. (2015, October). Psychopathy and deviant sexual arousal in referred dangerous offenders. American Association of Psychiatry and the Law 46th Annual Meeting. Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Stewart, H., Murphy, L., & Fedoroff, J.P. (2015, October). International management of sex offenders: Comparing notification and registration across the globe. American Association of Psychiatry and the Law 46th Annual Meeting. Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Murphy, L. & Stewart, H. (2015, July). International perspectives on the assessment, treatment and community management of sex offenders. International Academy of Law and Mental Health 34th Annual MeetingVienna, Austria.

Stewart, H. (2015, June). Psychopathy and paraphilic sexual arousal in offenders referred for Dangerous Offender assessment. North American Correctional and Criminal Justice Psychology Conference, Ottawa, ON. 

Stewart, H., Maeder, E.M., & McManus, L. (2015, June). Effects of expert gender and testimony complexity in juror decision making in criminal trials. North American Correctional and Criminal Justice Psychology Conference, Ottawa, ON.

Murphy, L. & Stewart, H. (2014, October). Megan's Law in the child and adolescent population: International perspectives on open sex offender registries. American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.


2016: University of New Brunswick President’s Doctoral Tuition Award
2016: University of New Brunswick Arts Faculty Graduate Assistantship
2015: Joseph Armand Bombardier: Canadian Graduate Scholarships- Master’s (SSHRC)
2015: New Brunswick Innovation Foundation
2015: University of New Brunswick Graduate Research Assistantship Award
2015: Magee Third Century Postgraduate Merit Award