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Dr Delphine Theobald

Associate Professor of Forensic Psychology

About

My main areas of research are in life course transitions and offending behaviour, intimate partner violence, and psychopathology associated with violence perpetration. More specifically my work examines the effects of marriage, cohabitation and parenthood on offending behaviour, and the antecedents of violence perpetration. Recently my interests have widened to include aggression in dating relationships and the evaluation of 'healthy' relationship interventions. In 2013 I received the Early Career Award from the Division of Developmental and Life-course Criminology of the American Society of Criminology for my significant contribution to scholarly knowledge on developmental and life-course criminology in my early career.

Areas of specialism

  • Forensic Psychology
  • Developmental and Life Course Criminology
  • Antecedents of Violence Perpetration
  • Intimate Partner Violence/Dating Violence
  • Forensic Mental Health
  • Evaluations of Psychogical Interventions

Courses taught

Undergraduate

Postgraduate

Qualifications

  • PhD University of Cambridge
  • MSc Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, Kings College London

Professional membership

I am a Chartered Psychologist, Chartered Scientist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS)

Publications

Number of items: 31.

Article

Jennings, Wesley G., Okeem, Chidike, Piquero, Alex R., Sellers, Christine S., Theobald, Delphine and Farrington, David P. (2017) Dating and intimate partner violence among young persons ages 15-30 : evidence from a systematic review. Aggression and Violent Behavior, ISSN (print) 1359-1789 (Epub Ahead of Print)

Theobald, Delphine, Farrington, David P, Coid, Jeremy W and Piquero, Alex R. (2016) Are male perpetrators of intimate partner violence different from convicted violent offenders? Examination of psychopathic traits and life success in males from a community survey. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 31(9-10), pp. 1687-1718. ISSN (print) 0886-2605

Schoeler, Tabea, Theobald, Delphine, Pingault, Jean-Baptiste, Farrington, David P., Jennings, Wesley G., Piquero, Alex R., Coid, Jeremy W. and Bhattacharyya, Sagnik (2016) Continuity of cannabis use and violent offending over the life course. Psychological Medicine, 46(6), pp. 1663-1677. ISSN (print) 0033-2917

Theobald, Delphine and Farrington, David P. (2016) Editorial : Advancing knowledge about dating violence. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, 26(4), pp. 225-228. ISSN (print) 0957-9664

Theobald, Delphine, Farrington, David P., Ttofi, Maria M. and Crago, Rebecca V. (2016) Risk factors for dating violence versus cohabiting violence : results from the third generation of the Cambridge Study in Delinquent Development. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, 26(4), pp. 229-239. ISSN (print) 0957-9664

Jennings, Wesley G., Piquero, Alex R., Farrington, David P., Ttofi, Maria M., Crago, Rebecca V. and Theobald, Delphine (2016) The intersections of drug use continuity with nonviolent offending and involvement in violence over the life course : findings from the Cambridge study in delinquent development. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice, 14(2), pp. 95-109. ISSN (print) 1541-2040

Theobald, Delphine, Farrington, David P., Coid, Jeremy W. and Piquero, Alex R. (2016) A longitudinal analysis of the criminal careers of IPV offender subtypes : results from a prospective survey of males. Violence and Victims, 31(6), pp. 999-1020. ISSN (print) 0886-6708

Besemer, Sytske, Farrington, David P. and Theobald, Delphine (2016) The relationship between a parental conviction and a son’s family formation. Advances in Life Course Research, 28, pp. 52-64. ISSN (print) 1040-2608

Theobald, D., Farrington, D. P. and Piquero, A. R. (2015) Does the birth of a first child reduce the father's offending? Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 48(1), pp. 3-23. ISSN (print) 0004-8658

Theobald, Delphine, Farrington, David P., Loeber, Rolf, Pardini, Dustin A. and Piquero, Alex R. (2014) Scaling up from convictions to self-reported offending. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, 24(4), pp. 265-276. ISSN (print) 0957-9664

Piquero, Alex R., Theobald, Delphine and Farrington, David P. (2014) The overlap between offending trajectories, criminal violence, and intimate partner violence. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 58(3), pp. 286-302. ISSN (print) 0306-624X

Theobald, Delphine, Farrington, David P. and Piquero, Alex R. (2013) Childhood broken homes and adult violence : an analysis of moderators and mediators. Journal of Criminal Justice, 41(1), pp. 44-52. ISSN (print) 0047-2352

Theobald, Delphine and Farrington, David P. (2013) The effects of marital breakdown on offending : results from a prospective longitudinal survey of males. Psychology, Crime & Law, 19(4), pp. 391-408. ISSN (print) 1068-316X

Theobald, Delphine and Farrington, David P. (2012) Child and adolescent predictors of male intimate partner violence. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 53(12), pp. 1242-1249. ISSN (print) 0021-9630

Theobald, Delphine and Farrington, David P. (2011) Why do the crime-reducing effects of marriage vary with age? British Journal of Criminology, 51(1), pp. 136-158. ISSN (print) 0007-0955

Theobald, Delphine and Farrington, David P. (2010) Should policy implications be drawn from research on the effects of getting married on offending? : a response to Lyngstad and Skardhamar. European Journal of Criminology, 7(3), pp. 239-247. ISSN (print) 1477-3708

Young, Susan, Gudjonsson, Gisli H., Wells, June, Asherson, Philip, Theobald, Delphine, Oliver, Brid, Scott, Claire and Mooney, Audrey (2009) Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and critical incidents in a Scottish prison population. Personality and Individual Differences, 46(3), pp. 265-269. ISSN (print) 0191-8869

Theobald, Delphine and Farrington, David P. (2009) Effects of getting married on offending : results from a prospective longitudinal survey of males. European Journal of Criminology, 6(6), pp. 496-516. ISSN (print) 1477-3708

Book Section

Murray, Joseph, Blokland, Arjan, Farrington, David P. and Theobald, Delphine (2014) Long-term effects of conviction and incarceration on men in the Cambridge study in delinquent development. In: Farrington, David p. and Murray, Joseph, (eds.) Labeling theory: empirical tests. New Jersey, U.S. : Transaction. pp. 209-236. (Advances in criminological theory, no. 18) ISBN 9781412842464

Theobald, Delphine and Farrington, David P. (2014) Onset of offending. In: Bruinsma, Gerben and Weisburd, David, (eds.) Encyclopedia of criminology and criminal justice. New York, U.S. : Springer. pp. 3332-3342. ISBN 9781461456896

Theobald, D. and Farrington, D. (2010) Marriage, separation and single families. In: Herzog-Evans, M., (ed.) Transnational criminology manual. Nijmegen, The Netherlands : Wold Legal Publishers. pp. 429-452. ISBN 9789058505484

Conference or Workshop Item

Theobald, Delphine and Farrington, David (2016) Dating violence : an examination of dynamic risk factors from childhood through to early adulthood. In: Life History Research Society Meeting; 25 - 28 May 2016, Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Unpublished)

Theobald, D., Piquero, A., Farrington, D.P. and Coid, J. (2015) Are male perpetrators of intimate partner violence different from convicted violent offenders? Examination of psychopathic traits and life success in males from a community survey. In: European Association of Psychology and Law Conference; 04 - 07 Aug 2015, Nuremburg, Germany. (Unpublished)

Theobald, Delphine, Farrington, David P., Ttofi, Maria M., Jennings, Wesley G. and Piquero, Alex R. (2015) Continuity of cannabis use and violent offending over the life course. In: 71st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology; 18 - 21 Nov 2015, Washington, DC, U.S.. (Unpublished)

Theobald, Delphine (2014) Male perpetrators of IPV : examination of psychopathic traits in males from a community survey. In: Stockholm Criminology Symposium 2014; 09-11 Jun 2014, Stockholm, Sweden. (Unpublished)

Theobald, Delphine, Farrington, David P., Loeber, R., Pardini, D.A. and Piquero, A.R. (2014) Scaling up from convictions to self-reports. In: Stockholm Criminology Symposium 2014; 09 - 11 Jun 2014, Stockholm, Sweden. (Unpublished)

Theobald, Delphine, Farrington, David P. and Piquero, Alex R. (2013) Does the birth of a first child reduce the father's offending? In: Stockholm Criminology Symposium 2013; 10 - 12 Jun 2013, Stockholm, Sweden. (Unpublished)

Besemer, Sytske, Farrington, David P. and Theobald, Delphine (2013) The relations between a parental conviction and a son's family formation. In: 69th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology; 20 - 23 Nov 2013, Atlanta, U.S.. (Unpublished)

Theobald, Delphine and Farrington, David P. (2011) Predictors and correlates of male partner violence over the life course. In: 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology; 16 - 19 Nov 2011, Washington, U.S.. (Unpublished)

Theobald, Delphine and Farrington, David P. (2010) Why does the effect of marriage on offending behaviour vary with age on marriage? In: 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology; 17 - 20 Nov 2010, San Francisco, U.S.. (Unpublished)

Theobald, Delphine, Farrington, David P. and Piquero, Alex R. (2008) Effects of getting married on offending. In: 8th Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology; 02 - 05 Sep 2008, Edinburgh, U.K.. (Unpublished)

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