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Biography Having previously studied and taught at the University of Hull, I returned as a Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Policing in October 2019. I was the Programme Director for the BSc Degree in Professional Policing and am currently a Programme Director for the MA Criminal Justice and Crime Control, and MA Criminal Justice and Crime Control (Contemporary Slavery).

Specialising in equality and diversity within policing, hate crime and transnational crime, I am the author of Global Justice and Crime Control (Routledge, 2016), co-author (with Liz Cain) of ‘The Gender Agenda in an Age of Austerity’ (Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice, 2015), ‘The Menopause and the Older Police Workforce’ (British Journal of Community Justice, 2019) and (with Peter Joyce) Racial and Religious Hate crime: The UK from 1945 to Brexit (Palgrave, 2019), Criminology (Hodder & Stroughton), Policing: Development & Contemporary Practice (Sage, 2021), Criminal Justice (Routledge, 2022) and (with Emma Cunningham) ‘Advances in Gender Equity in British Policing’ in Prenzler, T (Ed) Gender Inclusive Policing: Challenges and Achievements (2023, Routledge).

I contribute regularly as an author to Policing Insight and have an established history of research and publication-led teaching covering hate crime, gender and policing / CJS, counter-terrorism, wildlife trafficking, modern day slavery and the policing of vulnerability.
Research Interests Transnational Crime and Cross Border Crime
Organised Crime
Gender Based Crime and Security
Hate Crime
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Women and Policing
Criminal Justice
Teaching and Learning I am the Co-Programme Director for the MA Criminal Justice and Crime Control at University of Hull. I am also module leader for a range of undergraduate and post graduate modules including: Becoming a Criminologist (L4); Policing Communities (L4); Applied Research Methods and Professional Practice (L4); Global Issues in Criminal Justice and Crime Control (L7); Gender, Sexuality and Crime (L7).
Scopus Author ID 56153330900