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Criminology and Forensic Psychology BSc(Hons): Who teaches this course

About the faculty and staff

The course will be taught by experts in policing, domestic violence, terrorism, extreme violence and spectacle, environmental crime, criminal and social justice policy, prostitution, offender rehabilitation, migration and trafficking, mental health,and the psychology of investigative processes.

Criminology staff include:

  • Dr Cecilia Cappel's research interests lie in domestic abuse, interpersonal violence, race and crime, religion, women and domestic abuse and representations of black women in the media.
  • Dr Camilla De Camargo's research areas span the introduction and reception of neighbourhood policing and explore the often contested and resisted dominant discourses surrounding image and identity management in police (sub)cultures.
  • Dr Francis Dodsworth explores crime, policing and security, particularly personal security and self-defence, from the perspectives of cultural history and cultural studies.
  • Professor David Herbert has expertise in the sociology of religion and the sociology health.
  • Dr Elisa Impara's research interests are within the realm of extreme violence, history of violence, ritualistic crime and subcultures. She is a cultural criminologist with strong interests in medievalism and quantitative methods.
  • Dr Joanna Jamel's research areas include transgender issues, male rape and sexual victimization.
  • Amy Mitchell's research interests are in the value of prison based education, and its relationship to desistance and identity change.
  • Dr Marisa Silvestri's research interests lie in the broad field of policing, gender and criminal justice. Her work has centred on exploring the position and role of women in police leadership and the gendered nature of the criminal justice system.

Psychology staff include:

  • Eliza-Jane Corson's main area of research relates to the development of personality disorders, specifically anti-social personality disorder; and associated underlying psychological constructs that impact on offending behaviour. Her clinical work involved working with mentally disordered offenders and offenders with intellectual disabilities.
  • Dr Jackie Hillman's main areas of research are verbal and non-verbal cues to deception, the detection of deception through interviewing techniques and the perception of deceptive movement and fake injury. Recently her interests have broadened to include attitudes and gender bias in the investigation of abusive relationships.
  • Dr James Tapp's research interests are in forensic psychology. His research focuses on evaluating what works in the rehabilitation and recovery of forensic mental health patients, and also on the reliability and validity of risk and mental health assessments.
  • Dr Delphine Theobald's main areas of research are in life course transitions and offending behaviour, intimate partner violence, and psychopathology associated with violence perpetration. More specifically her work examines the effects of marriage, cohabitation and parenthood on offending behaviour, and the antecedents of violence perpetration. Recently her interests have widened to include aggression in dating relationships and the evaluation of 'healthy' relationship interventions. In 2013 she received the Early Career Award from the Division of Developmental and Life-course Criminology of the American Society of Criminology for her significant contribution to scholarly knowledge on developmental and life-course criminology in her early career.

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This course is taught at Penrhyn Road

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