Professor Erica Bowen


College Director of Research

Senior Management Team

Senior Management Team


Contact Details

tel: 01905 542611


  • BSc (Hons)
  • MSc Criminological Psychology
  • PhD Psychology

Teaching & Research

Violence in intimate relationships
Violence prevention
Offender rehabilitation

Professional Bodies

Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPsS)
Chartered Psychologist
Registered Forensic Psychologist (HCPC)


Bowen, E., (2017, forthcoming). Conduct disorder symptoms in preschool children exposed to intimate partner violence: A comparative analysis of risk and resilience by gender. Invited submission to special issue of Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma

Bowen, E. (2015). The Impact of Intimate Partner Violence on Preschool Children’s Peer Problems: An Analysis of Risk and Protective Factors. Child Abuse & Neglect, 50,I 141-150.

Walker, K., & Bowen, E (2015). Mentoring high-risk perpetrators of intimate partner violence in the community: Engagement and initiating change. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health.

Bowen, E., & Walker, K (2015). Do context and emotional reaction to physical dating violence interact to increase the likelihood of disclosure in 13 year-old British adolescents? Applied Psychological Research Journal, 2, 18-33.

Day, A., & Bowen, E (2015). Offending Competency and Coercive Control in Intimate Partner Violence. Aggression and Violent Behavior: Special Issue (invited article). 20, 62-71. doi:10.1016/j.avb.2014.12.004

Day, A., Richardson, T., Bowen, E., & Bernardi, J. (2014). Intimate Partner Violence in Prisoners: Towards Effective Assessment and Intervention. Aggression and Violent Behavior.19, 579-583.

Holdsworth, E., Bowen, E., Brown, S., & Howat, D. (2014). Client engagement and its association with client characteristics and therapeutic factors across different intervention settings. Clinical Psychology Review, 34, 428-450.

Bowen, E., Walker, K, Mawer, M., Holdsworth, E.,Sorbring, E., Helsing, B., Bolin, A., Leen, E., Held, P., Awouters, V., & Jans, S. (2014). ‘It’s like you’re playing as yourself’: Development and preliminary evaluation of Green Acres High, a serious game-based primary intervention to combat adolescent dating violence. Psychosocial Intervention, 23, 43-55.