David W Jones is Reader in Psychosocial Studies at the University of East London.
He has a background in research on issues of mental health and illness, and has for a number of years been engaged in research on the borderline between issues of mental health and criminality. He has been involved in the development of psychosocial thinking for a number of years.
He is the university academic lead on a collaborative postgraduate programme called ‘Psychosocial Perspectives on working with people with personality disorder’, that has been developed with The Millfields Unit which is a Forensic Secure Unit run by East London Hospital Trust.
He has a book called ‘Disordered Personalities and Crime:An Analysis of the History of Moral Insanity’ published by Routledge.
He is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Psychosocial Studies.
He is generally interested in the development of psychosocial thinking and is a founding member, and Treasurer, of the Association of Psychosocial Studies.