Professor Michael Lamb

Professor of Psychology at Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge

Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge

Professor Michael Lamb is Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychology at the University of Cambridge. He is also the Director of Studies in Psychological and Behavioural Sciences at Sidney Sussex College, and he is a member of the panel investigating sexual abuse in institutions in Scotland.

His current research focuses on forensic interviewing and the factors affecting children’s adjustment. He and his colleagues have shown how developmentally sensitive interviewing improves the amount and quality of information obtained from young victims, witnesses and offenders in investigative settings. His other research has documented the roles played by parent-child relationships and other experiences in shaping children’s adjustment and well-being.