I have enduring research interests in human development, family stress, and, more recently, the criminology of mass violence.
I am a Co-Investigator on the ERC-funded programme 'Corpses of Mass Violence & Genocide' , and a member of the ESC's Atrocity Crime & Transitional Justice Working Group. I am also part of the 'Eurogang' network of gang researchers.
I teach psychological criminology and the criminology of mass violence.
Courses for which I am currently Course Director
- LAWS 10432 Psychology, Crime & Criminal Justice (UG1 compulsory)
- LAWS 20041 Psychology, Crime & Criminal Justice II (UG2 option)
- LAWS 31052 Criminology & Mass Violence (UG3 & PGT option)
Courses for which I have been Course Director
- LAWS 10072 Criminological Research Methods (UG1 compulsory)
- LAWS 3563 Social Psychology (UG3)
- LAWS 70822 Introduction to Statistics & Data Analysis (PGT compulsory)
Other courses to which I contribute/have contributed
- PG: Evaluating Policy & Practice; Advanced Theoretical Criminology
- UG: Youth Justice & Juvenile Delinquency; Criminal Evidence; Foundations of Academic Scholarship; Explaining Crime & Deviance; Forensic Psychology (in Dept. Psychology); Engaging with Social Research (BASS)
I am available to supervise students in the area of criminology and mass violence