Konstantinos Papazoglou, MA,
Doctoral Student - Vanier CIHR Scholar

Konstantinos Papazoglou, MA, is a psychology PhD candidate and Vanier CIHR scholar at the University of Toronto supervised by Professor Judith P. Andersen. After obtaining his master’s degree in mental health counseling at New York University (NYU) as Onassis foundation scholar in 2010, he worked as a clinician with military personnel (2006-2008) and police cadets in Athens, Greece (2010-2012) and inmates in correctional facilities of the State of New York (2009-2010). He served as a uniformed police officer in Athens, Greece for almost 14 years (1998-2012) eventually obtaining the rank of police captain.

His work, as a member of the HART Lab, is focusing on the conceptualization of complex police trauma, first respondents’ resilience, police health promotion, and community-based trauma prevention through culturally relevant interventions. He has presented his work throughout North America and Europe (e.g., American Psychological Association, Canadian Psychological Association, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, etc.).

For several years, Konstantinos has contributed, as an expert, to the “Training the Trainers” seminar held by the European Police College and the Federal German Police University in Muenster, Germany. He is a co-moderator of the European Police Psychologists Network (EMPEN) sponsored by the European Police College and he has presented his work at EMPEN Annual Meetings held across Europe (e.g., Police Academy in Finland, etc.). Konstantinos is a member of numerous academic organizations (e.g. APA, ACJS, ISTSS, etc.) and honor societies (e.g., Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society, Alpha Phi Sigma Honor Society of Criminal Justice).



Ph.D. Candidate
(Vanier CIHR Scholar)   
Department of Psychology, Concentration in Clinical Research
University of Toronto, expected 2018
(Onassis Scholar)
Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness, Summa cum laude
New York University, 2010
Psychology, Summa cum laude
University of Athens, Greece, 2006

Police Studies, Summa cum laude
Hellenic Police Academy, Police Lieutenant School, Athens, Greece 2002

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