Institute of Criminal Justice Studies

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Dr Karen Shalev Greene

  • Qualifications: BA in Criminology and English literature (Bar Ilan University, Israel), MSc in Investigative Psychology (University of Liverpool), PhD (University of Liverpool)
  • Role Title: Senior Lecturer, Director of the Centre for the Study of Missing Persons
  • Address: St George's Building, 141 High Street, Portsmouth PO1 2HY
  • Telephone: 023 9284 3938
  • Email: karen.shalev-greene@port.ac.uk
  • Department: Institute of Criminal Justice Studies
  • Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Biography

Dr. Karen Shalev Greene is a Senior Lecturer with the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies at the University of Portsmouth, and is Director of the Centre for the Study of Missing Persons. She served in the Israeli Air Force Intelligence between 1991-1993. She graduated with a B.A. in Criminology and English literature from Bar Ilan University, Israel in 1997.  She then graduated with an MSc in Investigative Psychology at the University of Liverpool in 1999 and with a PhD in Investigative Psychology in 2004.  She is the Director of the Centre for the Study of Missing Persons, founded in May 2012. She collaborates on various research projects with Police agencies, Police forces, NGO’s and other academics in the field from the UK and internationally.

Research

  • Carers role in the search for missing people living with dementia (2013-2015)
  • Those who ‘come to notice’ to police and health services and subsequently abscond (2013)
  • Exploring best practices in the use of ‘absent’ cases (2013)
  • Missing persons and media bias
  • Repeat reports to the police of missing people: locations and characteristics (2012-2013)
  • Establishing the cost of a missing person investigation (2012)
  • Young Runaways and Criminal Activity (2009-2011)
  • Cash in Transit Robbery (2008-2009)
  • Spatial Behaviour of Vulnerable Missing Persons (2007)
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