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I joined the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice as a Lecturer in 2014. I teach across all levels of Full Time Undergraduate (FTUG), Distance Learning (DL) and Post Graduate (PG) study. My research interests surround prisons, rehabilitation and desistance, and working with female offenders. My PhD examined the construction and conceptualisation of peer mentoring at an operational female prison in England and Wales, considering its implications for desistance and impact on the broader prison regime. I am currently the student lead for employability within the School. I am the Module Coordinator for the core campus based undergraduate psychology and criminal justice module and the distance learning undergraduate psychology: investigation and law optional module. 

Research Interests

  • Penology and prisons
  • Rehabilitation and 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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