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Edward P. Mulvey, Ph. D.

Edward P. Mulvey, Ph. D., is Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Law and Psychiatry Program at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He received a B.A. in psychology from Yale University, a Ph.D. in community/clinical psychology from the University of Virginia, and postdoctoral training in quantitative methods in criminal justice at Carnegie-Mellon University. He has been on the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh since 1983, has served on two MacArthur Foundation Research Networks (one on Mental Health and the Law and another on Adolescent Development and Juvenile Justice), and is currently a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the Office of Justice Programs of the U.S. Department of Justice and the National Academy of Science Committee on Assessing Juvenile Justice Reforms. Dr. Mulvey has conducted numerous research studies on the relationship between mental illness and violence and development in serious adolescent offenders and has advised agencies on improving practices regarding risk assessment and service provision for potentially violent individuals.

Date Created: July 9, 2020