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J. Reid Meloy, Ph.D., is a clinical professor of psychiatry at University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, and faculty, the San Diego Psychoanalytic Center. He is a board-certified forensic psychologist (ABPP) and consults on criminal cases in North America and Europe. He has authored or co-authored over 220 scientific papers in various forensic psychiatric and psychological journals; and has authored, co-authored, or edited 11 books. His newest book with Dr. Jens Hoffmann is the International Handbook of Threat Assessment (Oxford Univ. Press, 2014). He is a member of the Fixated Research Group for the United Kingdom's Home Office, and a consultant to Work Trauma Services in San Francisco and Team Psychology and Security in Darmstadt, Germany. He has been a consultant to the Behavioral Analysis Units of the FBI for 13 years. He has also been a technical consultant to the television program CSI since its inception in 2001. He is a senior editor of the Journal of Threat Assessment and Management.

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