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I am a Lecturer in the Department of Psychology. My work has focused on the use of information elicitation techniques in forensic and security settings. I completed my PhD at the University of Portsmouth, as part of the Information Elicitation programme of the Centre for Research & Evidence for Security Threats (CREST - www.crestresearch.ac.uk). I previously completed my MSc in Forensic Psychology at the University of Maastricht, the Netherlands, and my BSc in Psychology in Athens, Greece.


Hope, L., Kontogianni, F., Geyer, K., & Thomas, W. (2019). Development of the Reporting Information about Networks and Groups (RING) task: a method for eliciting information from memory about associates, groups, and networks. Journal of Forensic Practice, 21(4), 240-247. https://doi.org/10.1108/JFP-04-2019-0011

Hope, L., Gabbert, F., Kinninger, M., Kontogianni, F., Bracey, A., & Hanger, A. (2019). Who said what and when? A timeline approach to eliciting information and intelligence about conversations, plots, and plans. Law and Human Behavior, 43(3), 263-277. https://doi.org/10.1037/lhb0000329

Kontogianni, F., Hope, L., Taylor, P. J., Vrij, A., & Gabbert, F. (2018). The Benefits of a Self-Generated Cue Mnemonic for Timeline Interviewing. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 7(3), 454-461. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jarmac.2018.03.006

Kontogianni, F., Hope, L., Taylor, P. J., Vrij, A., & Gabbert, F. (2020). Tell me more about this: An examination of the efficacy of follow-up open questions following an initial account. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 34(5), 972-983. https://doi.org/10.1002/acp.3675

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