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Criminology and Sociology BSc(Hons): Who teaches this course

About the faculty and staff

The majority of the course team are either academic research active or are involved in policy and evaluation related professional activities, through Knowledge Transfer Partnerships or other direct involvement with government or third sector organisations.

Most of the teaching staff are also actively involved in the various Research Centres and/or Research Groups of the Faculty, or may be following interest areas of their own. Their activities take them into, amongst other areas, youth justice, prison education, managing sexual offenders, transgender victimisation and policing, religion, identity, social justice, the military, race and ethnicity, consumption and fashion.

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.

Sociology staff include:

  • Dr Katherine Appleford examines the relationship between style, fashion and class.
  • Dr Sylvie Collins-Mayo researches sociology of religion, sociology of youth and social research methods.
  • Dr Luke Doggett's interests revolve around belief, ritual and moral order in social theory. In particular, he is interested in the comparison between archaic and modern beliefs and practices.
  • Professor David Herbert has expertise in the sociology of religion and the sociology of health.
  • Professor Nicola Mai is a sociologist, an ethnographer and a filmmaker whose writing and films focus on the experiences and representations of migrants working in the global sex industry in order to live their lives.
  • Dr Egle Rindzeviciute's research interests revolve around the sociology of culture, heritage and creative industries, and the sociology of knowledge, with a particular focus on cybernetics and the systems approach and their sociopolitical impact on global governance.
  • Dr Heidi Seetzen explores urban deprivation, social and spatial inequalities, and community.
  • Dr Sonya Sharma's research interests are in the sociology of religion as it relates to gender, race, family, health and feminism.
  • Professor Vron Ware's research interests lie in gender, race, culture, critical whiteness studies, and critical military studies.

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This course is taught at Penrhyn Road

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