Dr Abi Dymond

Security, Conflict and Human Rights Alumni

PhD Researcher in Security, Conflict and Justice (ESRC +3)
College of Social Sciences and International Studies, University of Exeter

Start date: April 2013

Graduation date: June 2017

Research topic: Police use of Taser in England and Wales.

My inter-disciplinary PhD research, drew on elements from criminology, sociology and law, used quantitative and qualitative techniques, from binary logistic regression to actor-network theory, to examine the controversies around Tasers and less lethal weapons in the UK.

Current position:

Having done my PhD jointly at Exeter and Bristol, I am now a Lecturer in Criminology and ESRC Future Research Leader at the University of Exeter.

Research supervisors: Professor Brian Rappert (Exeter), Professor Rachel Murray (Bristol)

Email: A.Dymond@exeter.ac.uk

Twitter: https://twitter.com/AbiDymond