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Dr. Nijdam-Jones (she/her) is a Registered Psychologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Manitoba, who practices in the areas of Clinical and Forensic Psychology. She earned her PhD in Clinical Psychology (forensic specialization) from Fordham University and has an MA in Criminology from Simon Fraser University. After her doctoral studies, she completed a clinical psychology postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco. She specializes in the area of violence risk assessment, malingering assessment, stalking and the use of forensic assessment measures with linguistically, ethnically and culturally diverse samples. Her current projects examine the cultural sensitivity and cross-cultural validity of violence risk and malingering assessment tools in Latin America, the United States and Canada. She is fluent in both English and Spanish, and is working with collaborators at UCSF, Fordham University, University of Virginia as well as researchers in Spain and Latin America.


  • PhD (Clinical Psychology - Forensic Specialization), Fordham University, 2020
  • MA (Clinical Psychology), Fordham University, 2016
  • MA (Criminology), Simon Fraser University, 2012
  • BA (Psychology), Simon Fraser University, 2014
  • BA (Criminology), Certificate in Spanish Language Proficiency, Simon Fraser University, 2009

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