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Joe Davis

Dr. (Ph.D.), Professor, Researcher, Clinical-Forensic-Police Psychology Expert
California State University and Private Office

Joe Davis is a post-doctoral fellow, highly respected researcher, and professor with expertise in Public Safety-Police Psychology, and Clinical and Forensic Psychology. With over 30 years of experience, Joe is considered nationally and internationally one of the top authorities in his field with respect to forensic psychology, criminal psychopathology, crime-specific behavioral analysis, stalking, threat assessment, and risk assessment. Education: BS, MS, Ph.D., honorary Doctor of Law LL.D.

Biography

Brief Bio: Dr. Joe Davis

Earned: BS, MS, & PHD degrees

Honorary Degree: LLD, Doctor of Laws, ad honorem (honoris causa, honorable cause).

Postgrad. Forensic Psychology Assessment Practicum: Forensic Psychiatric Unit, Western State Psychiatric Correctional Facility, Virginia.

Predoc: Clinical Psychology, Veterans Admin. Medical Center (APA approved) Inpatient/Outpatient Psychiatry-Psychology Service, La Jolla. Clinical Neuropsychology, Sharp-Memorial/Cabrillo Hospital-Pt.Loma, Inpatient Neurorehabilitation Unit, San Diego.

Expertise: Personality Disorders, Psychopathy, Deviance, Paraphilias.

Assessment: MMPI, MMPI-2, Forensic-Risk and Threat Assessment, Crime-Specific Behavioral Analysis (FBI model).

A native of Virginia, residing in San Diego, I have a successful career in mental health/behavioral healthcare, public safety, and higher education. I have mental health and university teaching backgrounds with an earned doctorate. I am a published author with exceptional analytical-clinical solution-focused skills in clinical-forensic settings.

Academic experiences include Visiting Professor, Assistant Clinical Professor, Full-time Chair, Program Director, Interim Associate Dean of Students, and Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs.

Mental health positions include: pre/postdoctoral psych. assistant, public service psychologist (Virginia), and postdoctoral fellow. This includes evaluation, treatment, case-specific consultation, forensic evaluation, threat-risk assessment, and case management. Experience includes incident response, crisis intervention, relapse prevention, diagnosis, and treatment (individual/group)
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Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    MMPI/MMPI-2 Personality Objective Assessment
    Public Safety Psychology, Police Psychology
    Trauma, Critical Incidents, PTSD, and CISM
    Stalking, Stalkers, and Victimology
    Personality Disorder and Crime
    Sexuality, Paraphilia, and Deviance
    Mental State at  Time of Offense
    Violence and Dangerousness
    Competency to Stand Trial
    Threat Assessment, Risk Management
    Clinical-Forensic Psychology
    Police-Public Safety Psychology
    Applied and Theoretical Criminology
    Crime-Specific Behavioral Analysis
    Crime Analysis and Deviance

Personal Interests

    Hiking, Travel, Cooking, Botony

Books

Articles

Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Sage Publications

Psychological Profiling: Criminal Investigative Analysis


Published: Mar 01, 2021 by Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Sage Publications
Authors: Dr. Joseph A. Davis
Subjects: Psychological Science, Criminology and Criminal Justice

Journal Chapter in Dr. Ronald Holmes, Journal of Contemporary Justice, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Sage Publications

News

Crime-Specific Behavioral Analysis, Criminal Investigative Analysis with Dr. Joe Davis

By: Joe Davis
Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice, Mental Health, Psychological Science, Sociology, Criminology and Criminal Justice

Dr. Joe Davis will be teaching Crime-Specific Behavioral Analysis and Criminal Investigative Analysis this summer at California State University to post-baccalaureat and graduate students in the crime analysis program. 

Crime-Specific Behavioral Analysis, Criminal Investigative Analysis with Dr. Joe Davis

By: Joe Davis
Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice, Mental Health, Psychological Science, Sociology, Criminology and Criminal Justice

Dr. Davis will be teaching Crime-Specific Behavioral Analysis and Criminal Investigative Analysis this summer at California State University to post-baccalaureat and graduate students in the crime analysis program. 

Videos

California Department of Justice, ICI-POST: Special Investigations (Profiling)

Published: Mar 01, 2021

Criminal Investigative Analysis, Special Investigations, and Psychological Profiling with Dr. Joe Davis

California Department of Justice, ICI-POST: Special Investigations (Profiling)

Published: Mar 01, 2021

Criminal Investigative Analysis, Special Investigations and Psychological Profiling with Dr. Joe Davis