Corine de Ruiter

Corine de Ruiter, PhD is Professor of Forensic Psychology at Maastricht University. She is a licensed clinical psychologist and interested in the relationship between mental health disorders and violent crime. As a scientist-practitioner, she has developed and/or evaluated risk assessment tools for different types of violence, including intimate partner violence, sexual violence and child abuse. She has published over 200 peer-reviewed articles and several books. She is currently Chief Specialty Editor of Frontiers in Forensic and Legal Psychology and Associate Editor of Journal of Personality Assessment. She regularly serves as a consultant and expert witness to court, police, and other service organizations. Website: