Julia Shaw is a scientist in the Department of Psychology at University College London. Her academic work, teaching, and role as an expert witness focus on different ways of understanding criminal behaviour. Dr Shaw consults as an expert on criminal cases, delivers police-training and military workshops, and has evaluated offender diversion programs. Her work has been featured in outlets such as The Times, Telegraph, Discovery Channel, the BBC, CNN World, Der Spiegel, Russia Today and NPR.
In 2017 Dr. Shaw co-founded the memory science and artificial intelligence start-up Spot. Spot helps employees report workplace harassment and discrimination, and empowers organizations to build a more inclusive and respectful work environment.
Her books include The Memory Illusion, and her new bestseller, Making Evil.