Job: VC2020 Lecturer in Criminology and Social Justice
Faculty: Health and Life Sciences
School/department: School of Applied Social Sciences
Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH
T: +44 (0)116 201 3925
Dr. Christina Quinlan is a VC2020 Lecturer in Criminology and Social Justice at De Montfort University. She has a background in social research and she has worked in Britain and Ireland as a social scientist in third level education and in the community and voluntary sector. Her areas of interest include gender, crime and punishment, media and communications, and social research methods. She has written extensively on women and criminal justice, social control and the state, research methodologies, feminist methodologies, visual methods, action research and ethnography. She was a founding member of the Irish Media Research Network and she was for four years a member of the board of the Sociological Association of Ireland. She has long been an activist in penal reform and worked with Women in Prison Reform Alliance, a sub-group of Irish Penal Reform Trust, highlighting the needs of women in criminal justice systems while advocating for radical policy change. She is a judge on the Social Sciences Panel of The Undergraduate Awards.
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