Madison Edge Almond



Madison Edge Almond is a second-year PhD student in the clinical-forensic psychology graduate program at Simon Fraser University. She received her B.A. from Simon Fraser University, where she was involved in multiple forensic-oriented psychology research labs and completed an Honours thesis that examined student perceptions of university sexual violence policy. She went on to work for a year as a Research Coordinator at the B.C. Forensic Psychiatric Hospital before starting her graduate studies. Madison also received her M.A. from Simon Fraser University. Her Masters thesis explored if characteristics of threats and the individuals who make them are able to differentiate between harmless and harmful threats of violence. Madison’s research interests broadly include the prediction of violence through risk assessment and management and the intersection of major mental illness, personality disorder, and violence; specifically, she is interested in the improvement of short-term violence prediction and threat assessment methodology. During her time as a graduate student, she has also served as a teaching assistant for various undergraduate courses and a mentor for several undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students to aid in their graduate admissions journey.