Staff Profiles: Dr. Louise Livesey

Louise Livesey - Criminology lecturer

Staff Profile: Dr. Louise Livesey
Senior Lecturer in Criminology

Louise Livesey - Criminology lecturer

Dr. Louise Livesey

Senior Lecturer in Criminology

Social Sciences

Louise is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology and also teaches Sociology and other modules. Specialist interests include violence against women and girls; sexual violence; victim/survivor knowledge; policy and practice development and grassroots work as well as theory and practice links.

Biography

Louise is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology and also teaches Sociology and other modules. Specialist interests include violence against women and girls; sexual violence; victim/survivor knowledge; policy and practice development and grassroots work as well as theory and practice links. She has a substantial history in activity, policy and practice development as well as teaching and research.

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
BA (Hons) Politics with English University of York 1997
MA (Dist) Women's Studies University of York 1998
PhD Understanding Disclosure University of Surrey Roehampton 2002
PGCTLHE Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education University of Surrey Roehampton 2002

Accreditation

Fellow of HEA

Awards

University of Gloucestershire Outstanding Contribution Through Volunteering 2017 & 2018

Oxford University Women's Campaign "Woman of the Year" 2010

Membership of professional bodies

British Sociological Association

British Society of Criminology

Feminist and Women's Studies Association

Higher Education Academy

Teaching and research

Teaching

My pedagogic method is participatory and student centred, including student led work. My teaching areas are Sexual Violence, Theory; Feminism in theory and in action; Research Methods and liberation campaigns.

Level

Undergraduate, Postgraduate

Research

My research largely focuses on sexual violence and on grassroots exchange. I have established the Sexual Violence Research Group in the University which enables staff and students to work together on commissioned sexual violence research projects.

Publications

External responsibilities

Co-Chair for Remembering Srebrenica South West Board

Treasurer and Trustee for Gloucestershire Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre

Contributor to BBC Radio Gloucestershire and BBC Radio Oxford and appeared on Sky News

Subjects for media interviews

Sexual Violence

Feminism

Domestic Abuse

Child Sexual Exploitation

Inequality

Activism and Protest

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Professional positions

Co-convenor of the British Sociological Association Violence Against Women Study Group