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DR. KONSTANTINOS PAPAZOGLOU

Postdoctoral Scholar, Yale School of Medicine
Affiliated Researcher, Teachers College, Columbia University of New York

Dr. Konstantinos Papazoglou, PhD is a postdoctoral scholar at Yale University School of Medicine. He completed his doctoral degree (PhD) in psychology (clinical – forensic area) as Vanier Scholar at the University of Toronto (UofT). He is a former Police Major of the Hellenic Police Force and European Police College and he holds a master’s degree in applied psychology from New York University (NYU) as Onassis Scholar.

Currently, he is involved in community policing trauma-focused programs aimed to support victims of violent crimes. In addition, he is affiliated researcher with the Loss, Trauma, and Emotion Lab at Teachers College, Columbia University of New York. His research work focuses on stress, trauma, and resilience promotion among police officers. Towards this direction he has established research collaboration with many law enforcement agencies in US, Canada, and Europe (e.g., Police Training Institute – Illinois State Police, State Police of Kentucky, National Police of Finland). He has published more than 40 scholarly articles in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters.

In addition, he presented his research work (more than 100 presentations) in many scientific venues (e.g., American Psychological Association, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies) and received many awards (e.g., American Psychological Association – Criminal Justice Section Outstanding Doctoral Research Award; American Psychological Foundation – Levinson Scholarship Award; American Psychological Association – Police and Public Safety Section – Outstanding Doctoral Research Award in Police and Public Safety; American Security Today – Homeland Security Platinum Award).

Further, he conducted workshops and presented to numerous government agencies in US, Canada, and Europe (e.g., Federal Police University of Germany, Police University College of Finland, Trainer the Trainers Seminar – European Police College, Canada Department of National Defense – Research Centre, Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, etc.).

Konstantinos is a member of the research advisory team in Badge of Life Canada and a doctoral representative of the American Psychological Association – Police and Public Safety Section. Moreover, he is a co-moderator of the European Medical and Psychology Experts Network (EMPEN), an official network of police health professionals established and sponsored by the European Police College (CEPOL). He also worked as a clinical forensic psychologist with the Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services providing clinical services (assessment and treatment) to criminal justice offenders.