Professor Clare Allely

Professor Clare Allely is a Reader in Forensic Psychology at the University of Salford in Manchester, England and is an affiliate member of the Gillberg Neuropsychiatry Centre at Gothenburg University, Sweden.

Clare holds a PhD in Psychology from the University of Manchester and has previously graduated with an MA (hons.) in Psychology from the University of Glasgow, an MRes in Psychological Research Methods from the University of Strathclyde and an MSc in Forensic Psychology from Glasgow Caledonian University.

Clare is also an Honorary Research Fellow in the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences affiliated to the Institute of Health and Wellbeing at the University of Glasgow. Her primary research projects and interests include the pathway to intended violence in mass shooters; serial homicide; investigating how autism symptomology can contribute to different types of offending behaviour (e.g., sexual offending; crimes surrounding indecent child images; homicide; arson or firesetting; violent offending; terroristic activities) and autism in the criminal justice system (police, court, prison and secure psychiatric care).


Read Clare’s Info Sheet on the Contributory Role of ASD Symptomology in Offending Behaviour.

Read Clare’s Case Study on ASD and Viewing Indecent Images of Children.

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