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Laleh Dadgardoust

PhD Student, Forensic Psychology

Faculty of Social Science and Humanities


Laleh Dadgardoust is a PhD student in the Forensic Psychology program at Ontario Tech University. The main focus of her research is improving understanding of rape proclivity as a potential risk factor for sexual offending. Her other research interests include risk assessment and factors influencing treatment management of different subtypes of sex offenders.

Laleh has contributed to different research projects aiming at understanding and improving treatment provided to sex offenders in Canada and has presented her research at international conferences. She has also over 10 years of experience providing group facilitation, advocacy, and public education to individuals fleeing abuse.​