Dr Penny Woolnough

Abertay University
Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology

Abertay University
Division of Psychology
Kydd Building
Tel: 01382 308638

ResearchDr Woolnough's personal research interests centre around: Police Psychology; Investigative Psychology; Behavioural Profiling; Missing Persons; Suicide.

NetworkEvidence & Investigation: Academic + Practitioner

GroupSIPR Network 2 Steering Group


Dr Woolnough has over 18 years’ experience in investigative psychology as an expert advisor, senior police researcher, policy adviser and academic. She is a Registered Forensic Psychologist and a Fellow of the International Academy of Investigative Psychology. An acknowledged international expert on missing persons, she has advised a range of agencies, police organisations and government bodies in the UK and internationally including the Scottish Government, Interpol, the FBI and the Australian Federal Police and has been involved in many high profile investigations. 

Last Updated: Tue 14 Nov 17