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Professor in Justice and Legal Studies, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies, RMIT University

Professor Stuart Thomas specialises in mental health epidemiology.

His background is in psychology and law; he completed his PhD in Health Services Research specialising in Forensic Mental Health at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London.

Stuart's research interests span police contact with vulnerable and otherwise marginalised populations, mental health stigma, missing persons, police decision-making, police use of force and outcome measurement.


  • –present
    Professor of Forensic Mental Health, University of Wollongong