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Lauren Bradford

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Biography

Lauren joined the University of Nottingham in 2018 and has recently completed her PhD from the University of Sheffield. She completed her MA in Social Research at University of Sheffield and her BSc in Sociology and Criminology at the University of Ulster. She is an academic liaison to the Ministry of Justice Victims and Witnesses Delivery Unit, and engages with local stakeholders in the broad criminal justice and voluntary sector. She has links with the Ending Youth Violence Network and works in partnership with members of the Judiciary in Nottingham Crown Court.

Teaching Summary

Victimology

Criminology in Practice

Introduction to the Criminal Justice 'System' in England and Wales

Research, Design and Practice: Qualitative Methods

Understanding Contemporary Society

Understanding Crime and Victimisation

Crime Stories

Contemporary Theories of Crime, Justice and Society

Research Summary

Lauren's current research interests are victims of crime, victimology, policing, Crown court proceedings, serious violence and homicide, and criminal justice processes.

Recent Publications

  • LAUREN BRADFORD, 2016. Hidden Victims. In: DE MALLIARD, J, J., GROENMEYER, A, PONSAERS, P, SHAPLAND, J and VIANNELLO, F, eds., Crime and Order, Criminal Justice Experiences and Desistance: GERN Research Paper Series
  • LAUREN BRADFORD, 2016. Hidden Victims. In: DE MALLIARD, J, J., GROENMEYER, A, PONSAERS, P, SHAPLAND, J and VIANNELLO, F, eds., Crime and Order, Criminal Justice Experiences and Desistance: GERN Research Paper Series

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