Dr. Jeffrey Pfeifer is a member of Virtual Rehab’s Advisory Board.
Dr. Pfeifer is an Associate Professor of Forensic Psychology at Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, Australia. He has been teaching and researching in the area of social psychology, policing, and correctional psychology for over 20 years.
Dr. Pfeifer has published over 35 peer-reviewed and has testified in a number of trials as an expert witness in both Canada and the US. His research has been cited by the Supreme Court of Canada as well as the Appellate Courts in Ontario and British Columbia and he has had reports tabled by the State Parliament of Western Australia and the Provincial Parliament of Saskatchewan.
Dr. Pfeifer is the recipient of the 2004 International Corrections and Prisons Association Research Award as well as a former member of the Canadian National Committee for Police Mental Health.
He has also conducted numerous program evaluations and training workshops for a variety of organizations including the Corrections Victoria, G4S Australasia, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Ontario Provincial Police, Western Australia Department of Corrections, Russian Ministry of Corrections, Namibian Correctional Service, Anti-Corruption Commission of Zambia, Singapore Airport Security Service, and the Durban (South Africa) Police Service.
Most recently Dr. Pfeifer has been conducting a program of research on the use of technology and gaming as a platform for positively impacting the well-being and rehabilitation of offenders.