Seemungal, Florence

University of the West Indies Open Campus

Trinidad and Tobago

Florence Seemungal, former research officer Centre for Criminology University of Oxford, is a cognitive psychologist and adjunct staff, University of the West Indies Open Campus. Research interests include death penalty reform, offender profiling, mitigating domestic abuse, border criminology and human rights. Professor Roger Hood and Florence published seminal work on the implementation of the mandatory death penalty in the Caribbean between 2003-2020. With Lizzie Seal and Lynsey Black, Florence is involved in the monitoring of death penalty reform in Barbados and undertakes training seminars with stakeholders. Florence collaborated with her Oxford psychologist colleagues to implement a digital mentorship program with Barbadian juvenile incarcerates (2020-2021).