At the time of writing, Loreen Mamerow was a student at the Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science, University College London, studying for an M.Sc. in Crime Science. Her dissertation focused on the effect of victim-offender relationship, victimization history, and observer-specific attitudes on the social perception of sexual assault. Loreen's academic interests include behavioral genetics, sexual offenses, and repeat victimization. She has a first class B.Sc. Psychology degree from Goldsmiths College, London.