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    Sexual Violence (harassment, coercion, rape, sadistic rape, sexual homicide) - Hypersexuality - Paraphilias and Atypical Sexual Interests - Child Pornography - Terrorism and Radicalization - Stalking - Knife Crime - Dark Tetrad - Cognitions, Emotional recognition and Brain Structure


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    2008-2011 - Université de Montréal

    Master’s Degree (M.Sc.) - Criminology

    Master Thesis Title: Théories implicites chez les agresseurs de femmes adultes (The implicit theories of adult rapists)


    2011-2016  - Université de Montréal

    Doctoral’s Degree (Ph.D.) - Criminology

    Doctoral Thesis Title: Un poison même à petite dose: étude de la structure latente et des facteurs développementaux du sadisme sexuel (A poison even in small dose: Study of the latent structure and development antecedents of sexual sadism)


    2016-2017  - Brandeis University

    Postdoctoral Associate - Psychology

    Under the supervision of Raymond A. Knight, the Mortimer Gryzmish Professor of Human Relations at Brandeis University

    Research interests

    Under Review

    Longpré, N., Moreton, R., Snow, E., Kiszel, F. & Fitzsimons, M. (Under Review). The Dark Tetrad as a predictor of Harassment and Rape Myths acceptances among University Students. 

    Longpré, N., Stefanska, E., White, E., & Tachmetzidi Papoutsim M. (Under Review). A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing: Taxometric Evidence of the Dimensional Structure of Stalking. 

    Amos, B., Longpré, N., & de Roos, M. (Manuscript in preparation). The Dark Triad of Personality: Attitudes and Beliefs Towards White-Collar Crime. 

    Stefanska, E., Longpré, N., & Rogerson, H. (Under Review). The relationship between atypical sexual fantasies and behaviour, and pornography consumption.

    Brouillette-Alarie, S., Lee, S.C., Longpré, N. & Babchishin, K., (Under Review). A Two-parameter Item Response Theory Analysis of the Static-99R. 

    Manuscript in preparation 

    Longpré, N., Knight, R.A. & Du, R., (Manuscript in preparation). Development and validation on a new Agonistic Continuum Scale.

    Bickell, H. & Longpré, N. (Manuscript in preparation). Prevalence and psychological correlates of child sex abuse among female in the general population. 

    Burdis, C., Longpré, N. & Guay, J.P. (Manuscript in preparation). The impact of childhood trauma on the development of paraphilic interests. 

    Dauphinais, L., Longpré, N., Guay, J.P., Knight, R.A., & Proulx, J. (Manuscript in preparation). Investigating the latent structure of sexual sadism: Can phallometric assessment provide further evidence of dimensionality? 

    Hart, N. & Longpré, N. (Manuscript in preparation). The impact of trauma on cognitions, personality disorders, pornography consumptions and sexual coercion among female. 

    Savage, A. & Longpré, N. (Manuscript in preparation). Predicting sexual coercion and harassment: psychopathy, Rape Myths acceptance and tactics. 

    Germain Chartrand, V., Guay, J.P., & Longpré, N. (Manuscript in preparation). Everyday sadism and psychopathic traits: Their relation to facial affect recognition. 

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Devlopment Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
    • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
    • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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