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Institute of Criminology

Trinity Street

Current PhD Students and Research Topics

Atherley, Loren Testing Evidence-Based Policing as a Strategic Framework:
A Quasi-Experimental Analysis”
Brown, Eleanor Prisoner segregation: how can the use of segregation in prisons be effectively reduced?
Campo-Tena, Laura The Influence of Resilience Factors on the Longitudinal Associations between Adolescent Victimisation and Adverse Mental Health Outcomes
Carlo, Sarah Situational Action Theory as an Inclusive Theory of Intimate Partner Violence: an exploration of moral filtering and sexuality on violence in intimate relationships
Cole, Sam Jordan Translating Collective Efficacy for Effective Policy
Cooper, John Randomised Controlled Trial (RCT) of offender desistance policing in Durham Constabulary (Operation Checkpoint)

Costa, João

Working on building peace in communities divided by violence

Delimata, Alexandra Mapping the dynamics of recall: Transitions, interactions and decision making in the cycle between custody and community
Denley, John Targeting, testing and tracking police-led and third sector-leg desistance interventions for organised crime group members
Dewan, Sarika Global trends in direct and indirect conflict-related mortality: towards targeted prevention and intervention
Dixon, Sophie Child sexual exploitation networks in the UK: an analysis of how they operate
Donnangelo, Javier Diagnosing the increase in homicides in Montevideo, 2007–2014
Ellis, Sophie Louise Claire Compliance and legitimacy in prison-based forensic psychology practices
Ferreira, Joana Behind bars: Domestic Violence Victims’ Experiences of the Imprisonment of their Partners
Gardom, Judith The meaning of books for men in two Cat C prisons in the East of England: an exploratory study.
Gutierrez Gomez, Laura

Police legitimacy: an exploratory study in Bogotá, Colombia

Hanstock, Richard Hackers, punishment and rehabilitation: a critical evaluation of sentencing practice in computer misuse cases
Harber, Katie Does a replicated Turning Point police-led offender diversion study in NW London show similar or different results to the study in Birmingham and why?
Harinam, Vincent Organized Crime in the Digital Age: An Examination of Cryptomarkets
Jarman, Benjamin Moral economy and the pursuit of desistance
Jethwa, Yeshwant Strategies to strengthen investigation and prosecution of violent property crimes (Dacoity)
Kennedy, Laura A situational action theory analysis of the roles of morality and moral contexts in school-based bullying perpetration
Knisley, Alyssa Jordan Group Criminality in the neighbourhood: situating street gangs and social processes within communities in London
Kumar, Sumit Implementing, Tracking and Testing the Pathfinder Programme in Devon and Cornwall: An Offender Desistance Policing Randomized Field Trial
Langley, Brandon Applying a procedural justice checklist in border examinations: a countrywide multi-site randomized controlled trial on legitimacy
Larmour, Simon .Evaluating moralities for variant types of psychopathy conceptualised by the Comprehensive Assessment of Psychopathic Personalities (CAPP)
Lee, Bomin Childhood conduct disorder and later offending: Identifying protective factors that prevent children with conduct disorders from developing into criminal offenders and investigating the replicability of protective factors over generations.
Li, Rosalie Jiahui Chinese young offenders’ experiences, perceptions and attitudes towards educational and correctional programmes: an exploratory study
Lieber, Elinor Friendship, care, and the flow of power: social relationships in a male and female prison
Liu, Lu How Does Ideology Influence Terrorist Groups’ Engagement in Hostage-taking?
Linton, Ben Targeting, testing and tracking of police interventions to reduce knife crime, focusing on the impact of knife crime prevention orders
Longhorn, Jake No Wrong door: The barriers to and benefits of a new model of social care
Marshall, Hannah  Child Criminal Exploitation and County Lines: A Qualitative Study
Mejia-O'Donnell, Tania Prison Pen-Pals: The Value of Correspondence and Support From Individuals Not Known to Inmates Prior to Their Incarceration
Mullin, Juliette Elizabeth Deaths in the community under supervision post-release from custody
Munshey, Menaal Terrorism, Justice, and Legitimacy in Northwest Pakistan
Neyroud, Eleanor How individual factors relating to perceptions of legitimacy and experiences of offenders on the Turning Point Project mediate successful desistance
Packham, Daniel Military veterans’ experience of imprisonment
Padmanabhan, Kavya Reconstructing “Broken” Ties: How Formerly Incarcerated Mothers’ Parenting Practices Reveal Agency and Resiliency Post-Release
Raffan Gower, Rebecca New estimates for the economic and social costs of crime in England and Wales
Ramaj, Klea The Albanian cycle of victimisation: Exploring the pathways between maternal exposure to violence and early child development
Reising, Kim Crime and Health: Long-term bidirectional and intergenerational effects between mental and physical health issues and offending behaviour
Rennie, Ailie A short longitudinal study of lifers’ pre-release expectations and post-release realities during resettlement
Rose, Simon

An analysis of the solvability factors across all volume crime types to fill the gaps in solvability factor research, resolve the contradictions between previous studies and address the challenges to external validity arising from different datasets

Shafi, Faryal Understanding matricide in contemporary Pakistan
Sharma, Kanupriya Negotiating Love & Intimacy Behind Bars: Understanding women's imprisonment and resettlement experiences through the lens of intimate relationships
Shovel, Miriam A critical investigation of ‘positive action’ and ‘positive outcomes’ in the policing of domestic abuse in England.
Skinner, Guy Mental Health and Offending: Inter-Generational Relationships and Causality in the Cambridge Study in Delinquent Development
Sowatey, Emmanuel Addo The Meanings, Nature and Experiences of Corruption among Police Officers in Ghana
Spence, Alison Mary Post New Public Management: Efficiency, Effectiveness and Legitimacy in 21st Century Policing
Svingen, Evelyn Retaliation, reciprocity and crime
Trainor, Sara What is the role of private prosecution in the English criminal justice system?
Triana Enemocon, Sergio Understanding the effect of reintegration and crime prevention programs on crime rates, evidence from Colombia
Tu, Hiu Hei Enhancing the feasibility of Situational Action Theory to explain crimes in Eastern Asian culture
Widdicombe, Benjamin The ‘public interest’ in criminal prosecutions
Xun, Xiaoya Evaluating Youth Crime Causes and Prevention in China with Situational Action Theory(SAT) Framework