Director

Mary Ann Campbell, Ph.D.

Dr. Mary Ann CampbellDr. Campbell (Ph.D. Dalhousie) is an Full Professor in the Psychology Department at the Saint John Campus of the University of New Brunswick. Her main area of research focuses on developing and enhancing the application of evidence-based strategies for crime prevention and reduction. To date, Dr. Campbell's research has included the study of criminal behaviour committed by adults, youths, and special populations (e.g., persons with mental health issues); understanding the psychopathic personality through its measurement and various manifestations in offender and general populations; enhancing positive outcomes for justice-involved youth through evidence-based practice; and the evaluation of intervention programs aimed at crime prevention and risk reduction goals (e.g., mental health courts, chronic offender interventions, drug-treatment programs). Another related area of interest pertains to police psychology. Dr. Campbell has been involved in projects evaluating the implementation of intelligence-led policing, application of community policing principles, and the enhancement of best practices in police work (e.g., police responses to intimate partner violence, credibility assessment methods). In addition to her research and training activities, Dr. Campbell is a clinical psychologist in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia and provides consulting services to various community, government, and policing agencies on matters pertaining to criminal behaviour, violence, and mental health. She is an invited member of the Government of New Brunswick's Roundtable on Crime Prevention and Public Safety, which informed this province's strategy on crime prevention and reduction. In 2014, Dr. Campbell received a certificate of recognition from the Minister of Public Safety and Solititor General of the Province of New Brunswick in appreciation for her work on crime prevention activities in the province.

Advisory Board 

Michael T. Bradley, Ph.D. - Dr. Bradley is a Full Professor with UNB Saint John. Most of his research is on polygraph techniques used for interrogations and includes both information detection and "lie detection". Dr. Bradley will be retired from UNB as of July 1, 2017. 

brunelle Caroline Brunelle, Ph.D. - Dr. Brunelle (Ph.D. McGill) is an Associate Professor of Psychology at UNB Saint John. Her research interests focus on how certain etiological risk factors (i.e., neurobiological, personality) may jointly increase the risk for substance use disorders and other comorbid disorders (e.g., pathological gambling, personality disorders, antisocial behaviours). She is also interested in the evaluation of substance use interventions, particularly in the use of methadone maintenance therapy for opiate misusers. Dr. Brunelle is a licensed psychologist in the provinces of Quebec and New Brunswick.

Murray Cullen, Ph.D. - Dr. Cullen (Ph.D. UNB Saint John) is currently a community Psychologist for Federal Parole, as well as an Adjunct Professor in the department of Psychology at UNB Saint John. His current research interests include: the understanding and management of violence among inmates; polygraph (lie detection) research, and creating / enhancing motivation to change (treatment readiness). Requests to contact Dr. Cullen should be directed to sjcriminal@unbsj.ca.

Chris Doran, Ph.D. - Dr. Doran is a Full Professor with the UNB Saint John. He received his doctorate from the University of Calgary. Specializing in textual analysis, socio-legal studies and historical sociology. Current research: Examining questions of Ideology and Recursion in the work of Stuart Hall. Introducing Donzelot's mature work into English-speaking Social Science. Re-examining older critiques of 'official statistics' in light of recent theorizing in this field.

goggin Claire Goggin, Ph.D. - Dr. Goggin (Ph.D., UNB Saint John) is an Associate Professor in the Criminology and Criminal Justice Department at St. Thomas University. Her research interests include: 1) offender risk assessment and classification: which are the most (and least) useful risk assessment measures and how successful are they in predicting offender outcome?, 2) effective correctional programming: “what works” (and what doesn't’t) in offender programming?, 3) correctional program evaluation: what are the program components that make correctional programs effective (or ineffective)?, 4) empirical research methodology and statistics: what methods of measurement do we use to answer the above questions? , and 5) Knowledge cumulation and technology transfer: how do we know what we know and how do we effectively communicate that knowledge to interested constituents (i.e., offenders, families, policy makers)? Email Claire

jeffery Leslie Jeffrey, Ph.D. - Dr. Jeffrey (Ph.D. York) is a Full Professor with UNB Saint John in the Department of History and Politics. She examines issues of nationalism, global human rights, SE Asian politics, the welfare state, gender and politics, and international cooperation on social issues. She researches the international sex-trade, Canadian prostitution policy and politics in Thailand. She teaches Comparative Politics, International Relations, Gender and International Politics, Human Rights, Politics in Asia, Gender and Comparative Politics, and Politics in Developing Societies. 

hepzibah Hepzibah Muñoz Martinez, Ph.D. - Dr. Muñoz Martinez is an Assistant Professor with UNB Saint John in the Department of History and Politics. Her criminal justice research focuses on drug-related violence and militarization in Mexico.

marquis Greg Marquis, Ph.D. - Dr. Marquis (Ph.D. Queen's) is a Full Professor of Canadian history in the Department of History and Politics at UNBSJ. He has degrees from StFx (BA 1980), UNB (MA 1982) and Queen’s University (1987). He is the author of two books, including Policing Canada’s Century: A History of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (Toronto: Osgoode Society/University of Toronto Press, 1993), and at present is writing a book on Canadian alcohol control in the 20th century. He teaches courses on the history of criminal justice system, the social history of crime, policing, and family and the state. Email Greg

ronis Scott Ronis, Ph.D. - Dr. Ronis (Ph.D. University of Missouri) is an Associate Professor in the Psychology Department at the Fredericton campus of the University of New Brunswick. His primary research interests focus on examining the psychosocial risks for juvenile delinquency (e.g., sexual offending, assaultive behaviour) and other adolescent behavioural problems. In particular, he is interested in studying youth within the broader contexts in which they are embedded (e.g., families, peers, schools, neighbourhoods). Similarly, Dr. Ronis has interests in examining the effectiveness of family- and community-based interventions that target/prevent criminal behaviour, such as multisystemic therapy. Dr. Ronis is a licensed clinical psychologist in Virginia. 

totten Angela Totten, M.A. - Ms. Totten (MA, University of New Brunswick) is a crime analyst with the Saint John Police Force, and a former graduate student affilitate with the Centre for Criminal Justice Studies. She has experience in policing-related research, including intelligence-led policing and intimate partner violence. Requests to contact Ms. Totten should be directed to sjcriminal@unbsj.ca.

watt Margo Watt, Ph.D. - Dr. Watt (Ph.D. Dalousie University) is a Full Professor at St. Francis Xavier University (Antigonish, NS), Adjunct Professor at Dalhousie University (Halifax, NS), and Honourary Research Associate at the University of New Brunswick (Fredericton). Dr. Watt has a long association (20+ years) with the Correctional Service of Canada for whom she provides various services, including forensic risk and complex case assessments. Her forensic research interests include: emotion regulation in women offenders, stress among correctional staff, and personality disorders. Among her publications is her 2014 book entitled: Explorations in Forensic Psychology: Cases in Criminal and Abnormal Behaviour Email mwatt@stfx.ca