Psykologisk Institut

Sarah van Mastrigt

Lektor

Curriculum Vitae

SHORT FORM CV - UPDATED SEPTEMBER. 2018

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Full name: Sarah Biasutti van Mastrigt

Nationality: Canada, Italy

Language: Native English, Fluent Danish

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AREAS OF INTEREST AND SPECIALIZATION

Crime, delinquency and problem behaviour; co-offending; restorative justice; developmental and life course criminology; crime prevention/evaluation; social psychology; social networks; psychopathology; children/youth; quantitative and experimental methods

 

ACADEMIC DEGREES

2008  Ph.D., Criminology

Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge, UK

2004  MPhil, Criminological Research

Instiute of Criminology, University of Cambridge, UK

2002 BA (Hons), Psychology; Minor in Law and Society

University of Calgary, Canada

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

02/2013-present: Associate Professor (maternity leave: 11 months)

Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences, Aarhus University

08/2009- 01/2013: Assistant Professor (maternity leave: 10 months)

Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences,Aarhus University

07/2008-07/2009: Postdoctoral (ESRC) Research Fellow

Institute of Criminology,University of Cambridge, UK

 

SELECTED RESEARCH FUNDING AND HONOURS

2018-2019: Research grant, TrygFonden, 997.350 DKK. Supplement to support expansion of Konfliktåd Impact Project to 7 police districts (see below). Princinal applicant and co-PI, with Christian B.N. Gade, Lawrence Sherman, and Heather Strang.

2017-2019: Research grant, TrygFonden, 5.250.632 DKK. For 'Konfliktråd Impact Project', a randomized controlled trial comparing effects of the danish 'konfliktråd' model of victim-offender mediation and the international restorataive justice conference model. In co-operation with the Danish National Police. Princinal applicant and co-PI, with Christian B.N. Gade, Lawrence Sherman, and Heather Strang.

2017-2019: Research grant, TrygFonden, 2.000.000 DKK. For evaluation of e-learning project: Overgreb sætter dybe spor. In co-operation with the Danish Center for Rape Victims, Aarhus (CfV). PI for research project. 

2016-2017: Seed money grant, TrygFonden’s Center for Child Research, 273.794 DKK. For project: Restorative Justice Start-up. Sole applicant and PI.

2015-2021: Research grant, TrygFonden and The Danish Crime Prevention Council, 3.628.649 DKK. For preoject: Quantitative and Qualitative Evaluation of Børns Voksenvenner.  Principal co-applicant and co-PI with Anna Piil Damm.

2015-2021: Research Grant, The Danish Council for Independent Research (DFF), 5.000.321 DKK  For project: Investigation of the effects of having a male adult friend for boys’ well-being, risk-behavior and school engagement. Co-applicant. PI: Anna Piil Damm.

2013-2018: Centre Funding for TrygFonden’s Centre for Child Research, TrygFonden, 60.000.000 DKK. Centre of excellence in interdisciplinary effect studies. Co-applicant. PI: Michael Rosholm. 

2009-2013:  Postdoctoral Research Grant, The Danish Council for Independent Research (FKK), 2.217.000 DK. Motives, methods and processes: Towards an integrated social psychological theory of co-offending. Sole applicant and PI.

2008-2009: Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Economic and Social Research Council, UK, £60,000 Co-operative Crime: An examination of co-offending in England. Sole applicant and PI.

2004-2008: Gates Cambridge Scholarship, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, £50,000 Full-cost scholarship for doctoral studies at the University of Cambridge, UK.

2006-2007: Donaldson Bye-Fellowship, Magdalene College, University of Cambridge, non-stipendary title

 

PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH DISSEMINATION (see publications)

Total citations: 958; h-index: 10; i10-index: 10. Source: Google Scholar, August 2018

International peer-reviewed journal articles: 12; Book chapters: 8; Commissioned reports: 2; Conference presentations: 19; Invited talks and addresses: 9

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TEACHING AND SUPERVISION

Teaching: undergraduate and graduate courses in statistics, social and personality psychology, and legal/criminological psychology, Aarhus University (awarded Departmental Teacher of the Year in 2012, 2013, 2014); External Lecturer on Diploma Education in Criminology, VIA University College.

Supervision: Primary supervisor on 25 completed Bachelors theses and 24 Masters theses.  Current primary supervisor for 2 PhDs and co-supervisor for 2 additional PhD theses.

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OTHER RELEVANT QUALIFICATIONS

Affiliated Senior Researcher: TrygFondens Centre for Child Research, Aarhus University;Center for Integrated Register Research (CIRRAU), Aarhus University.

Member of Editorial Board: Journal of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology; Cambridge Journal of Evidence-Based Policing; Criminology (2015-17).

Peer Reviewer: Criminology; Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency; Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice; Justice Quarterly; Criminal Justice & Behavior; Social Networks.

Executive Board Member: Nordic Network for Research on Psychology and Law (NNPL).

Advisory Work: Member of TrygFonden’s Research Advisory Board; Member of academic streering group for TrygFonden's Unge+ initative; Advisor on a range of national and international research projects.

Departmental Committee Work: Former member of the Departmental Board of Studies, and International Commitee, current member of PhD Selection Committee.

Project management: Current co-PI on 2 large mixed-method research project with 5 staff and sole PI on two additional multi-year projects with 2 staff.