Monica Lloyd

Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology, University of Birmingham

Monica Lloyd gained her professional qualifications within the Prison Service and over the course of her career worked in prisons, HM Inspectorate of Prisons and the National Offender Management Service. Monica joined the University on a part-time basis, having retired from NOMS. At Birmingham, she has helped to establish the new combined forensic and clinical doctorate course and her specialism is the Psychology of Extremism and Terrorism. Her later work involved the development of risk assessment frameworks for the criminal justice system. She continues to do research in the area of counter-terrorism for the Home Office.

Monica is currently registering for a Ph.D by publication with a proposed completion date of March 2020.

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Project information

CREST’s work is structured by five Programmes of activity. You can find out more information about our core programmes, as well as our commissioned projects here.

Monica Lloyd is part of the Actors And Narratives programme. Read more about this project here.

Recent publications

Extremism Risk Assessment: A Directory

Lloyd, M, & Kleinot, P. (2017) Pathways into Terrorism: the Good the Bad and the Ugly. The Journal of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy: Applications, Theory and Research. 

The development of Structured Guidelines for assessing risk in extremist offenders. The Journal of Threat Assessment and Management. Vol 2, Issue 1. pp 40-52.


More from Monica…

Assessing the Risk of Extremist Violence

A new CREST report published today provides detail on several frameworks that are used to assess risks of extremist violence. Psychologists have been assessing...Read More »

Extremism Risk Assessment: A Directory (Full Report)

A CREST report by Monica Lloyd documents frameworks to assess extremist violence. This directory has been assembled from frameworks that have been developed in...Read More »

The Development of Structured Guidelines for Assessing Risk in Extremist Offenders

This paper describes a methodology developed by the National Offender Management Service (NOMS) to assess risk and needs in convicted extremist offenders in England...Read More »

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