Dr Jo Deakin

Senior Lecturer

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  • B.A, M.Res, Ph.D

Jo Deakin is Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Criminal Justice. She graduated from Goldsmiths Gollege, University of London with a degree in sociology and was awarded an ESRC studentship to complete a Masters degree in social research and a Doctorate at Manchester University . Her doctoral thesis considered the relationship between children's fears and their experiences of bullying and victimisation.

She currently teaches and researches in the areas of Youth Justice and Offender Management, School Behavioural Management, Restorative Approaches with Young People and Youth Social Control.


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Jo is the course convenor of:


Willing to supervise PhD students in projects relating to main research areas. Please email for further details.

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Available to media queries in areas of expertise.


  • Youth Justice , exclusion, social control, inclusion, restorative justice, youth behaviour, punishment, youth crime, school punishment

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