Staff Profiles: Criminology

Dr. Jonathan Hobson

Dr. Jonathan Hobson

Academic Subject Lead, Social Sciences

Criminology and Policing

Sociology

Dr Jonathan Hobson is a Political Sociologist by training, teaching across Sociology and Criminology. Jonathan specialises in issues around Globalisation and Democracy, understanding Genocide, and Restorative Justice.

Dr. Andrew Stafford

Dr. Andrew Stafford

Senior Lecturer in Criminology

Criminology and Policing

Sociology

Andrew is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Academic Course Leader for BSc Criminology, BA Sociology and BSc Criminology and Sociology. His teaching and research interests include policing, procedural justice and crime reduction and community safety.

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Dr. Brian Frederick

Senior Lecturer in Criminology

Criminology and Policing

Brian's research focuses on how both mainstream and gay social media sites and applications are used by men who have sex with men (MSM) to facilitate experiences with drugs such as crystal methamphetamine, mephedrone and the gaba analogues (e.g., GHB; GBL).

Dr. Kerry Hughes

Dr. Kerry Hughes

Senior Tutor for the School of Natural and Social Sciences and Senior Lecturer in Psychological Sciences

Psychology

Kerry is the Senior Tutor for the School of Natural and Social Sciences, and a Senior Lecturer in Psychological Sciences. By training and experience Kerry is a Clinical Psychologist. Her interests are in wellbeing and mental health, and she is module tutor for modules on clinical psychology, counselling and wellbeing.

Louise Livesey - Criminology lecturer

Dr. Louise Livesey

Senior Lecturer in Criminology

Criminology and Policing

Sociology

Louise is a senior lecturer in Criminology and also teaches Sociology and other modules. Specialist interests include violence against women and girls; victim/survivor knowledge; policy and practice development and grassroots work.

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Dr. Jane Monckton Smith

Senior Lecturer in Criminology

Criminology and Policing

Jane is a forensic criminologist specialising in homicide, stalking and coercive control. Her teaching is focused around forensic and criminal investigation and issues in public protection.

Dr. Alexandra Sandham

Dr. Alexandra Sandham

Senior Lecturer in Psychology

Psychology

Alex could have chosen a more direct path to becoming an academic, but she hugely enjoyed the journey and hopes that now she has eventually got there, that she can use her experiences on the road as a source of inspiration.