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Sandy Jung

Professor, Department of Psychology, MacEwan University

Dr. Sandy Jung is a full professor in the Department of Psychology and is the Associate Dean, Research. She maintains an active research program in her Psychology Crime Lab (PCL@M) that focuses on the prevention of sexual assault, child sexual exploitation and intimate partner violence and is funded by both internal and major external grants. She has numerous peer-reviewed publications in the field of forensic psychology, often co-authored with her students and her collaborators in law enforcement, forensic mental health and other academic institutions in Canada, the U.S. and other parts of the world.

Dr. Jung has taught abnormal, forensic and clinical psychology and actively provides supervision of honours and advanced research students. She was a recipient of MacEwan’s Distinguished Teaching Award in 2017, Distinguished Research Award in 2018, and the Board of Governors Research Chair role from 2018 to 2020. She was also awarded CAFA’s Distinguished Academic Award in 2021.

Prior to her current academic position, Dr. Jung was a forensic psychologist at a forensic outpatient clinic in Edmonton. She serves on the editorial board for the journals, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Offending: Theory, Research, and Prevention, and Canadian Psychology.


  • 2007–present
    Professor, MacEwan University
  • 2021–present
    Associate Dean, Research, MacEwan University


CAFA Distinguished Academic Award; CPA Fellow