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Samuel (Justin) J. Sinclair, PhD

  • Director of Research, Psychological Evaluation and Research Laboratory (The PEaRL)


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Centers & Specialties

MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Clinical Interests
  • Psychological, Cognitive and Personality Assessment
  • Violence and aggression
  • Psychometrics
Medical Education
  • PhD, Suffolk University
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Behavioral Health
  • United Behavioral Health - MGH
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Samuel Justin Sinclair, Ph.D. is Assistant Professor of Psychology (Harvard Medical School), Clinical Staff Psychologist (Massachusetts General Hospital), and Director of Research (The Psychological Evaluation and Research Laboratory, or PEaRL), with specific interests in the areas of psychological and neurocognitive assessment, violence and aggression, terrorism and political violence, and psychometrics /scale development. He has published over 50 articles in peer reviewed journals, as well as five books: The Political Psychology of Terrorism Fears (Oxford University Press, 2013); The Psychology of Terrorism Fears (Oxford University Press, 2012); Contemporary Debates on Terrorism (Routledge Publishers, 2012); Interdisciplinary Analyses of Terrorism and Political Aggression (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010); and Creating Young Martyrs (Praeger Security International, 2008). He is Founder and Past-President of the Society for Terrorism Research (STR), and Founder and Past Editor-in-Chief of the peer reviewed journal, Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression (Taylor and Francis Publishing).

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