Artur Brzozowski

Artur Brzozowski

School of Psychology
Senior Teaching Fellow

Contact details

School of Psychology
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Dr Artur Brzozowski is a Senior Teaching Fellow who specialises in Forensic Psychology. He has been employed and performed research in a secure mental health institution and HM Prison Services. His research based teaching is supplemented by anecdotes about personal experience of working with mental health offenders diagnosed with neuropsychological conditions.


  • PhD (Birmingham)
  • MS (Gdansk)


Dr Artur Brzozowski completed a PhD at the University of Birmingham with Dr Ian Mitchell and Dr Louise Dixon investigating psychological and physiological correlates of emotion regulation. After graduation, he was employed at the University of Birmingham as a Teaching Fellow in 2017 and is currently employed as a Senior Teaching Fellow.


Dr Artur Brzozowski leads and teaches a second year module on Introduction to Forensic Psychology. He is also involved in teaching Research Methods to second year students, Neurodevelopmental Disorders to first year students, and elements of Psychobiology to foundation students.


Research interests

The focus of Dr Artur Brzozowski’s research is in investigating the causes of aggressive behaviour. His research explores the link between cardiovascular activity and offending. The exploration is intertwined with the concepts of emotion regulation, executive function, and with the activity of the brain.

Other activities

  • Manuscript reviewer for Aggressive Behaviour
  • Organisation of ‘Drop-in’ statistics and feedback sessions
  • Preparation of Research Volunteer Opportunities


Brzozowski, A., Gillespie, S. M., Dixon, L., and Mitchell, I. J. (2018). Cardiac Autonomic Function and Psychological Characteristics of Heterosexual Female Perpetrators of Intimate Partner Physical Aggression. Journal of interpersonal violence, 0886260518775748.

Brzozowski, A., Gillespie, S. M., Dixon, L., and Mitchell, I. J. (2018). Mindfulness dampens cardiac responses to motion scenes of violence. Mindfulness, 9(2), 575-584.

Gillespie, S. M., Brzozowski, A., and Mitchell, I. J. (2018). Self-regulation and aggressive antisocial behaviour: Insights from amygdala-prefrontal and heart-brain interactions. Psychology, Crime and Law, 24(3), 243-257.