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Dr Wendy Laverick


Wendy Laverick

Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Policing

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 am the Programme Director for our forthcoming Degree in Professional Policing (which, subject to successful validation), we hope to be able to offer students in September 2021.

I am the author of Global Justice and Crime Control (Routledge, 2016) and co-author of The Gender Agenda in an Age of Austerity (Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice, 2015), Spit guards, ethical policing and the need for an evidence-based approach, (Safer Communities, 2018) and Racial and Religious Hate Crime in Britain (Palgrave, July 2019), The Menopause and the Older Female Police Workforce (British Journal of Community Justice, 2019), Reinterpreting the UK Response to Hate Crime (British Journal of Community Justice, June 2020), Criminology: A Complete Introduction (2020), Policing: Development and Contemporary Practice (forthcoming, 2020).

I have contributed regularly as an author for 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.
Teaching and Learning I am the Programme Director for our forthcoming Programme in Professional Policing at University of Hull. I am also module leader for a range of undergraduate and post graduate modules including: Becoming a Criminologist (L4); Criminal Justice and Community Safety Placement (L6); Gender, Sexuality and Crime (L7).
Scopus Author ID 56153330900