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Psychology with Criminology BSc(Hons): Who teaches this course

Who teaches this course

The course will be taught by research active psychologists, including forensic psychologists with theoretical and applied expertise in investigative psychology and forensic mental health, and forensic psychology practitioners working in treatment and rehabilitation of offenders. Criminology will be taught by experts in law, crime, interpersonal violence, offending behaviour and interventions, youth justice and criminal justice and victim studies. Importantly, the department has developed links with local victim and criminal justice organisations which will enable you to enjoy work, observation and placement opportunities throughout the degree.

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:

  • Dr Muthanna Samara's areas of interest are research in child development, bullying, aggression and anti-social behaviour.
  • Dr Elisa Back's areas of interest are cognitive development and social cognition in typical and atypical populations and her research interests are autism, theory of mind and facial processing.
  • Dr Claudia Uller is director of studies in psychology. Her research interests include infant cognitive and social development and comparative cognition.
  • Dr Georgia Butler's research areas are impulsivity and risk taking; recreational drug use; eating behaviours.
  • Dr Jess Prior's research areas are faces, facial disfigurement, appearance issues in childhood and adolescence.
  • Dr Sabira Mannan is a senior lecturer in psychology. Her research includes visual attention, perception, motor control and neuropsychology.
  • Professor Fred Vallee-Tourangeau is a cognitive psychologist. Fred's specialist area of interest includes cognitive psychology, thinking and reasoning.
  • Dr Fatima Felisberti's research areas are face and emotion perception; visual attention; memory and social cognition.
  • Dr Ana Nikčević's research area is metacognitive aspects of smoking behaviour.
  • Dr Chris Hewer's areas of interests are social representations - beliefs and behaviour, critical psychology.
  • Dr Louisa Pavey is a lecturer in psychology. Her research interests are in social and health psychology. 
  • Professor Philip Terry's research areas are biopsychology; recreational use of drugs and alcohol.
  • Nora Vyas
  • Chris Barker
  • Dr Emma O'Dwyer researches the ways in which people understand, relate to and take positions on foreign policy, most recently in relation to their understandings of drone warfare.
  • Professor Evanthia Lyons
  • Dr Fiona Barlow-Brown
  • Dr Sania Shakoor
  • Dr Tushna Vandrevala
  • Dr Giulia Galli
  • Dr Jo Van Herwegen's research focuses mainly on language and number development in both typical and atypical developmental disorders, such as Williams syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Down syndrome, and Specific Language Impairment.

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This course is taught at Penrhyn Road

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