Dr. Don Dutton is a tenured Professor Emeritus at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Department of Psychology. He received his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Toronto in 1970. He has published over 125 peer reviewed journal articles and 11 books, including the Domestic Assault of Women, The Batterer and The Abusive Personality. Today he continues to guest lecture, continue research as well as perform professional workshops and serve as an expert witness.
Research interests include the psychology of violence; social psychological explanations of social science epistemology; applications of social psychology to the criminal justice system; social psychological explanations of clinical syndromes; personality disorders.
Dutton, D.G., Lane, R. Koren, T., Bartholomew , K. (2016) Secure base priming lowers experimentally produced anger. Public Library of Science One, 11(9), eO162374.
Godbout, N., Daspe, ME, Lussier, Y., Sabourin, Y., Dutton, D.G. & Hebert, M. (2016) Early exposure to violence, relationship violence, and relationship satisfaction in adolescents and emerging adults: the role of the romantic partner. Psychological trauma: Theory, research, practice and policy.
Dutton, D.G. (2015) The gender paradigm and custody disputes. International Journal for Family Research and Policy, vol.1 (1), 8-30.
Dutton, D.G. & White, K. (in press) Attachment insecurity and intimate partner violence. Aggression and Violent Behavior: A Review Journal.
Dutton, D.G. (2012) The case against the role of gender in intimate partner violence. Aggression and Violent Behavior: A Review Journal, 17 (1), 99-104.
Dutton, D.G. (2011) Transitional mechanisms culminating in extreme violence J. Aggression, Conflict and Peace Studies, 4 (1), 45 -54.
Dutton, D.G., Denny-Keys, M. & Sells, J.R. (2011) Parental personality disorder and its’ effects on children, J. Child Custody, 8 (4), 32- 56.
Clift, R. J. W. & Dutton, D.G. (2011) The abusive personality in women in dating relationships. Partner Abuse, 2, (1), 166 – 189.
Dutton, D. G. (2006). Rethinking Domestic Violence. Vancouver: UBC Press. (426 pages).
Dutton, D.G. (2007) The Abusive Personality: (2nd Edition). New York: Guilford Press.
Dutton, D.G. (2007) The psychology of genocide, massacres and extreme violence. Westport, Conn.: Praeger International.
Dutton, D.G. & Corvo, K. (2006) Transforming a flawed policy: A call to revive psychology and science in domestic violence research and practice. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 11 (5), 457 -483.
Turan, S, & Dutton, D.G. ( 2010) Psychic freezing to lethal malevolent authority. J. Aggression, Conflict and Peace Studies, 2 (3),4 -15.
Dutton, D.G., Hamel, J. & Aaronson, J. (2010) The Gender Paradigm in Family Court Processes: Re-balancing the Scales of Justice from Biased Social Science. Journal of Child Custody, 7: 1-31.
Godbout, N Sabourin,S, Lussier,Y. & Dutton, D.G. (2009) Early violence experiences as predictors of intimate violence and marital adjustment, using attachment theory as a conceptual framework Personal Relationships, 16, 365-384.
Dutton, D.G. (2010) The gender paradigm and the architecture of anti-science. Partner Abuse, 1 (1), 5-25.
Dutton, D.G. (2006) Blended behavioral therapy. In A. Baldry (ed). ‘Assessing risk of violence in intimate relationship. A cross cultural perspective. New York: Nova Press.
Dutton, D.G. and Tetreault, C. (2009) Who will act badly in toxic situations? The Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Studies, 1 (1), 45 -57.
Dutton, D.G., Corvo, K.N., Hamel, J. (2009) The gender paradigm in domestic violence research and practice. Part 11: The information website of the American Bar Association. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 13, 159- 177.
Dutton, D.G. (2008) My back pages: Reflections on thirty years of domestic violence research. Trauma, Violence and Abuse, 9 (3), 131 -143.