Liverpool Skylilne

Natural Sciences and Psychology

Dr Paul Greenall

Dr Paul Greenall

Telephone: 0151 904 6317


Part-time lecturer in Forensic Psychology, also works part-time in an NHS forensic medium secure unit, undertaking training to become a HCPC Practitioner Forensic Psychologist.

Dr Greenall’s areas of interest include mental disorder and crime, violence risk assessment, sexual offending, sexual homicide, index offence analysis, and the application of Forensic Psychology to criminal investigations.


2015, Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom, PhD Psychology
2005, University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom, PG.Cert Forensic Sexology
2002, Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom, M.Sc. Forensic Psychology
2001, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, B.Sc. (Hons.) Psychology with Criminal Justice



Greenall PV. 2018. Stranger sexual homicide Proulx J, Beauregard E, Carter A, Mokros A, Darjee R, James J. Routledge international handbook of sexual homicide studies. Routledge. London:

Ioannou M, Greenall PV. 2008. Mental disorder and crime Canter D. Criminal Psychology: Topics in Applied Psychology :55-68 London: Hodder Education 9780340928929

Journal Articles

Greenall PV, Wright M. 2015. Exploring the criminal histories of stranger sexual killers JOURNAL OF FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY & PSYCHOLOGY, 26 :242-259 >DOI >Link

Greenall PV, Richardson C. 2015. Adult Male-on-Female Stranger Sexual Homicide: A Descriptive (Baseline) Study From Great Britain HOMICIDE STUDIES, 19 :237-256 >DOI >Link

Greenall PV. 2012. Understanding sexual homicide JOURNAL OF SEXUAL AGGRESSION, 18 :338-354 >DOI >Link

West AG, Greenall PV. 2011. Incorporating index offence analysis into forensic clinical assessment LEGAL AND CRIMINOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY, 16 :144-159 >DOI >Link

Greenall PV. 2009. Assessing high risk offenders with personality disorder British Journal of Forensic Practice, 11 :14-18 >DOI

Greenall PV, West AG. 2008. Investigating stranger rape Forensic Update, 95 :36-41

Greenall PV, Marselle M. 2007. Interviewing survivors of 9/11 PSYCHOLOGIST, 20 :544-546 >Link

Greenall PV, Marselle M. 2007. Traumatic research: Interviewing survivors of 9/11 The Psychologist, 20 :544-546

Greenall PV. 2007. Sexual offending and antisocial personality: Exploring the link British Journal of Forensic Practice, 9 :24-30 >DOI

Greenall PV, Jellicoe-Jones L. 2007. Themes and risk of sexual violence among the mentally ill: Implications for understanding and treatment Sexual and Relationship Therapy, 22 :323-337 >DOI

Greenall PV, West AG. 2007. A study of stranger rapists from the english high security hospitals Journal of Sexual Aggression, 13 :151-167 >DOI

Galea ER, Shields J, Canter D, Boyce K, Day R, Hulse L, Siddiqui A, Summerfield L, Marselle M, Greenall P. 2006. Methodologies employed in the collection, retrieval and storage of human factors information derived from first hand accounts of survivors of the WTC disaster of 11 September 2001 Journal of Applied Fire Science, 15 :253-276 >DOI

Greenall PV. 2004. Life in a prison-based therapeutic community: one man's experience British Journal of Forensic Practice, 6 :33-38 >DOI

Conference Publication (journal proceedings)

Galea ER, Hulse L, Day R, Siddiqui A, Sharp G, Boyce K, Summerfield L, Canter D, Marselle M, Greenall PV. 2010. The UK WTC9/11 Evacuation Study: An Overview of the Methodologies Employed and Some Preliminary Analysis Klingsch WWF, Schadschneider A, Schreckenberg M. PEDESTRIAN AND EVACUATION DYNAMICS 2008, International Conference on Pedestrian and Evacuation Dynamics :3-+ >DOI >Link

Engagement & Impact

Conference presentation:

Title of presentation: Incorporating Index Offence Analysis into Forensic Clinical Assessments, Conference title: European Association of Psychology & Law, Place/location of conference: Nuremberg, Germany, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: Stranger Sexual Homicide: A Summary of Findings from Great Britain, Conference title: Sexual Homicide: Assessment, Management & Investigation, An International Multidisciplinary Conference, Place/location of conference: Scottish Police College, Tulliallan Castle, Kincardine, Fife, Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: Index Offence Analysis in Forensic Clinical Settings: A New application of Investigative Psychology?, Conference title: 15th International Conference of the International Academy of Investigative Psychology, Place/location of conference: London Southbank University, Presentation type: Oral presentation


Fellowship title: Visiting Fellow, Organisation: School of Human & Health Sciences, University of Huddersfield