Staff Profiles: Applied Social Sciences (Level 6)

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Dr. Jonathan Hobson

Dr. Jonathan Hobson

Academic Subject Leader, Social Sciences, Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Criminology

Sociology

Criminology and Policing

I am Academic Subject Leader for Social Sciences, which includes Criminology, Sociology, Policing, and Applied Social Sciences. I am a Political Sociologist by training but enjoy teaching across Criminology and Policing, too!

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Dr. Brian Frederick

Senior Lecturer in Criminology

Criminology and Policing

My 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).

James Garo Derounian

James Garo Derounian

Principal Lecturer, Applied Social Sciences

Sociology

Criminology and Policing

I specialise in research and teaching around community engagement, rural issues, and interactive approaches to teaching and learning.

Dai Jones

Dai Jones

Senior Lecturer in Psychology

Psychology

I'm focussed on supporting students and providing positive learning experiences. I'm particularly interested in psychology in everyday life, and the role of psychology in society.

Dr. Kim Schenke

Dr. Kim Schenke

Psychology Lecturer

Psychology

I am a social neuroscientist who researches the processes involved in social interactions. This ranges from investigating how we make action predictions about others, to the experiences of social anxiety, to imitation behaviours.

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Dr. David Turner

Senior Lecturer in Criminology

Criminology and Policing

Sociology

I love criminology - who wouldn't be excited about a week in which I cover subjects such as toxic-dumping, poaching, piracy, corporate and state criminals and terrorism.