Associate professor of Criminology at the University of Barcelona (UB). Bachelor´s degree and Ph.D. in psychology (University of the Basque Country) and bachelor’s degree in criminology (UB).
Teacher in the Master of Forensic and Criminal Psychology of the School of Continuing Education of the UB and in the Master in Criminological and Victimological Intervention of the CRIMINA centre of the Miguel Hernández University. It also takes part in various professional and academic training activities in Latin America.
His research lines are linked to violence risk assessment and treatment of violent offenders, particularly intimate partner violence. Currently he is developing a project on child-to-parent violence risk assessment and topics related to female offenders. He is the author of numerous impact papers and book chapters on forensic and criminological psychology.
In 2014 he was awarded the Mariano Yela Prize of the Spanish Society of Legal and Forensic Psychology (SEPJF) in recognition of the novel researcher with excellence in research and transfer of knowledge, and in 2008 the 2nd accesit in the National Victoria Kent Award of the Home Office of Spain for the promotion of multidisciplinary research in penitentiary matters.
During his training he has made short stays in centres such as the Forensic Psychology Unit of the University of Santiago de Compostela, the Forensic Psycholy Lab of the University of British Columbia and the Mental Health, Law & Policy Institute of Simon Fraser University.