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Martin Sellbom

Professor Martin Sellbom works in the Department of Psychology at the University of Otago
in Dunedin, New Zealand. He received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 2007 from Kent
State University (Kent, Ohio, USA). Professor Sellbom’s research focuses on psychopathy
and other personality disorders, the broader integration of personality and
psychopathology, and applied personality assessment with the MMPI-2-RF. His work has
been featured in over 200 peer-reviewed publications, and he has co-authored a book titled
Forensic Applications of the MMPI-2-RF: A Case Book. He has also won several awards,
including the American Psychology-Law Society’s Saleem Shah Award and Society for
Personality Assessment’s Samuel and Anne Beck Award – both for early career
achievement. Professor Sellbom is the Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Personality
Assessment. For his clinical practice, he specializes in court-ordered forensic psychological
evaluations and pre-employment evaluations for public safety positions.