Dr. Robert J. Cramer obtained his Ph.D. in clinical psychology (forensic emphasis) from the University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL, USA). His training also includes completion of an American Psychological Association accredited pre-doctoral internship at the University of California San Francisco Department of Psychiatry (San Francisco, CA, USA). He currently holds the position of Associate Professor in the School of Community and Environmental Health at Old Dominion University (Norfolk, VA, USA), as well as affiliate faculty status with the Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology. Funded by agencies including the U.S. Surgeon General’s Office, Veteran’s Affairs Medical System, and American Psychological Foundation, Dr. Cramer has published more than 80 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on suicide, interpersonal violence, trial consulting and related issues. His suicide risk modeling and competency-based training work has appeared in prestigious interdisciplinary, clinical and public health outlets such as Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, Journal of Clinical Psychology, and AIDS Care. Internationally recognized for his work in suicide and interpersonal violence, Dr. Cramer has served as a visiting teaching and research fellow with the University of South Australia (Adelaide, Australia), Schola Empirica (formerly Prague Centre for Public Policy; Prague, Czech Republic), Griffith University Criminology Institute (Brisbane, Australia), and University of Central Lancashire (Preston, United Kingdom). In doing so, he regularly provides lectures and training on issues of suicide assessment and prevention, hate crimes and other related topics. His international work also includes funded research (National Science Foundation), co-editorship of the Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research (including a 2015 special issue on suicide and self-injury), and a recent award of the status of Honorary Research Fellow with the University of Central Lancashire Department of Psychology. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach to his work, he has provided consultation and training in suicide assessment and prevention to professionals in nursing, psychiatry, social work, law, public health and psychology, among others.