Prof. Marilyn Clark

Prof. Marilyn Clark

Prof. Marilyn Clark

 B.A.(Hons),M.A.(Liv.),Ph.D.(Sheff.)

Associate Professor

Room 113
Humanities B (FEMA)
University of Malta
Msida
  +356 2340 2741
Marilyn is an Associate Professor with the Department of Psychology, which she joined following almost two decades with Youth and Community Studies. She trained in Social Psychology at the University of Liverpool and completed a PhD in Criminal Careers at the University of Sheffield. She is a member of the Centre for Freedom from Addiction, President's Foundation for the Well-being of Society; an assistant to the magistrate of the Juvenile Court; a member of the Addiction Advisory Board (MFSS); and a member of PVC (UOM). Some of her previous appointments included chairing the Malta Psychology Professions Board and the National Commission for Alcohol, Drugs and other Dependencies. She is currently co-ordinating the Master of Psychology in Forensic Psychology. She sits (as substitute member) on the management board of the European Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA).
  • Criminal Careers
  • Addiction Careers
  • Youth Studies
  • Social psychology
  • Stigma
  • Violence against journalists

Bradford, S. & Clark, M. 2014, "Strangers on the Shore: Sub-Saharan African "Irregular" Migrants in Malta", Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 9-26.

Clark, M. 2012, "Negotiating stigmatized identities and overcoming barriers to inclusion in the transition to adulthood", Inclusive Communities, , pp. 85-102.

Clark, M. 2012, "Shaming and community reactions to offending in a Mediterranean society: a Maltese case study", Journal of Mediterranean Studies, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 127-152.

Bradford, S. & Clark, M. 2011, "Stigma narratives: LGBT transitions and identities in Malta", International Journal of Adolescence and Youth, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 179-200.

Clark, M. 2011, "Conceptualising addiction: How useful is the construct", International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, vol. 1, no. 13, pp. 55-64.

Clark, M. 2011, "Exploring the criminal lifestyle: a grounded theory study of Maltese male habitual offenders", International Journal of Criminology and Sociological Theory, vol. 4, no. 1.

Clark, M. 2011, "The role of social cognition in the development of the criminal career", Internet Journal of Criminology, .

Clark, M. 2011, "The role of social cognition in the development of the criminal career", Internet Journal of Criminology, .

Clark, M. & Calleja, K. 2008, "Shopping addiction: A preliminary investigation among Maltese university students", Addiction Research & Theory, vol. 16, no. 6, pp. 633-649.

  • CRI5005 - Socio-Psychological Issues in the Criminal Justice System
  • PSY2640 - Introduction to Forensic and Criminal Psychology
  • PSY3159 - Addictive Behaviour
  • PSY5100 - Conceptual Models of Addiction
  • PSY5111 - Researching Addictive Behaviour
  • PSY5635 - Understanding Criminal Conduct 1: An Introduction
  • PSY5636 - Understanding Criminal Conduct 2
  • PSY5637 - Special Topics in Forensic Psychology
  • PSY5702 - Qualitative Research
  • SWB5001 - Advanced Research Methods
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