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Sebastian Teicher

Principal Lecturer

School of Social Sciences

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Lecturer in Psychology

Sebastian teaches deception detection/credibility assessment, suspect interviewing / false confessions and other police-related topics across the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. He also teaches Research Methods on the undergraduate Psychology programme and provides supervision to undergraduate and postgraduate projects.

Career overview

Sebastian has a general interest in projects that relate to police and / or aspects of criminal investigations using experimental and quantitative methods, e.g. investigative interviewing and deception / credibility assessment.

Research areas

  • Sexual Offences, Crime and Misconduct Research Unit (SOCAMRU)
  • Investigative Interviewing
  • Deception and Credibility Assessment
  • Policing and Aspects of Criminal Investigations

External activity

Sebastian is a member of:

  • British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • European Association of Psychology and Law (EAPL)
  • International Investigative Interviewing Research Group (iIIRG)
  • American Psychology-Law Society.

Sponsors and collaborators

  • Dr Lynsey Gozna (University of Lincoln)
  • Dr Julian Boon (University of Leicester)