Staff Profiles: Professional Policing

Dr. Rachel Bennett

Dr. Rachel Bennett

Senior Lecturer in Human Geography

Environmental Sciences

I am a Lecturer in Human Geography, specialising in quantitative methods and population health and ageing.

Dr. Jonathan Hobson

Dr. Jonathan Hobson

Academic Subject Lead, Social Sciences

Environmental Sciences

I am a Political Sociologist by training, teaching across Sociology and Criminology. I specialise in issues around Globalisation and Democracy, understanding Genocide, and Restorative Justice.

John Clay-Davies

John Clay-Davies

Senior Lecturer in Policing

Social Sciences

Academic Course Leader: BSc Policing

James Garo Derounian

James Garo Derounian

Principal Lecturer, Applied Social Sciences

Social Sciences

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

Dr. Demelza Jones

Dr. Demelza Jones

Senior Lecturer in Sociology

Social Sciences

I am a Senior Lecturer in Sociology. My main research and teaching expertise relates to migration, and different forms of (super)diversity and inequality.

Dr. Andrew Stafford

Dr. Andrew Stafford

Senior Lecturer in Criminology

Social Sciences

Andrew is an applied social scientist with expertise in social research methods and realist approaches to research and evaluation.

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Dr. Brian Frederick

Senior Lecturer in Criminology

Social Sciences

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).

Richard Hester

Richard Hester

Lecturer in Policing

Social Sciences

I am a Lecturer in Policing in the social sciences subject area. I teach on our BSc Policing course, and am a former police officer.

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Dr. Jane Monckton Smith

Senior Lecturer in Criminology

Social Sciences

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

Dr. Kasia Narkowicz

Dr. Kasia Narkowicz

Lecturer in Sociology and Criminology

Social Sciences

I am Lecturer in Criminology and Sociology. My research concerns issues around State violence, Islamophobia, racism, gender and religion.

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Dr. Sarah Nixon

Lecturer in Criminology

Social Sciences

I am in my 3rd year lecturing at the University of Gloucestershire and my area of interest/expertise is prisons/penology.

Dr. Charlie Parker

Dr. Charlie Parker

Senior Lecturer in Sociology

Social Sciences

My research interests focus around social identities. As a qualitative researcher, my sociological interests have led me to researching transnational island communities and military communities, as well as paid carers in institutional settings.