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In 2015, I became a Lecturer at the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, where my duties span Full-Time Undergraduate (FTUG), Distance Learning (DL), and Postgraduate (PG) levels. My academic pursuits delve into the realms of prisons, peer mentoring, desistance, and working with female offenders. My doctoral research delved into the subjective perceptions, meanings, and experiences of peer mentoring in an operational women's prison.
Currently, I am the School lead for employability and fulfil the role of Module Coordinator for the core campus-based undergraduate psychology and criminal justice module. Additionally, I oversee the Distance Learning undergraduate module Forensic Psychology: Investigation. I also serve as the course leader for the campus-based MSc Criminal Psychology programme. I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2017).

Research Interests

•    Prisons
•    Desistance
•    Female offenders
•    Peer mentoring

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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