The Criminology BSc(Hons) is designed and delivered by research-active lecturers and experienced teachers. We bring the most up-to-date developments in our research areas to the programme.
Criminology staff include:
- Dr Dhanveer Brar is a scholar of black studies, as it intersects with cultural studies and critical theory. His research covers theorisations of black diasporic culture from the mid-20th century to the present, the history of the black radical tradition, and the politics of black critical thought.
- 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.
- Camila 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)culture with a particular focus on gendered uniform and equipment.
- Dr Rachael Dobson's research spans critical social policy, welfare practice and relationality, and theories of transgression.
- 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.