Centre of Forensic Interviewing


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Mr Jordan Nunan

  • Role Title: PhD Student
  • Address: St George's Building, 141 High Street, Portsmouth PO1 2HY
  • Telephone: 023 9284 3927
  • Email: jordan.nunan@port.ac.uk
  • Department: Institute of Criminal Justice Studies
  • Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences


Jordan Nunan is a doctoral researcher at the University of Portsmouth, funded by the Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST), supervised by Professor Becky Milne, Dr Andrea Shawyer, and Professor Dave Walsh. He holds a distinction MSc in Crime Science, Investigation, and Intelligence and a first class BSc (Hons) in Criminology with Psychology. As part of the degree, he completed the Certificate in Knowledge of Policing (CKP) in the Police, Law and Community unit. His doctoral research concerns memory encoding and retrieval techniques for covert policing and intelligence gathering, with a particular focus on Human Intelligence (HUMINT). Alongside his studies, Jordan is a Special Constable with Hampshire Police, and has attended workshops regarding investigative interviewing and the use of police interpreters. He was also employed as a researcher at the University of Portsmouth, having worked with the London Fire Brigade at Exercise Unified Response. This project has now been extended to the London Ambulance Service exploring frontline communication at critical and major incidents, in particular, a focus on front-line briefings and information exchange captured through body worn cameras.


RESEARCH INTERESTS (where relevant)


  • Elicitation of intelligence,
  • Human Intelligence (HUMINT),
  • Covert policing,
  • The psychology of memory,
  • Interviewing techniques,
  • Critical incidents.


  • Crime and Forensic investigation cluster

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