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.
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)