Mrs Ravinderjit Kaur Briah

Job: Senior Lecturer

Faculty: Health and Life Sciences

School/department: School of Applied Social Sciences

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: 0116 257 7827




Personal profile

Ravinderjit Briah is a Senior lecturer and joined the Community and Criminal Justice Division at DMU in 2003. Prior to joining DMU, Ravinderjit worked for the National Probation Service West Midlands and worked in a variety of roles as a Policy Advisor in Race for a City Council and crime and community justice issues across the voluntary, statutory and community sector. Ravinderjit now chiefly teaches on the programme for Trainee Probation Officers but has taught across the suite of Programmes in the Division. She has experience teaching Undergraduate, Postgraduate and vocational students having taught on the Policing, Probation, Criminology and Masters courses based at DMU.

She is currently the Module Leader for:

  • Crime and Criminal Behaviour
  • Penal Policy
  • Criminal Justice System

Research group affiliations

Institute for Research in Criminology and Community and Social Justice

Key research outputs

Peer-reviewed Article

Tangen, J & Briah, R (2018) ‘The revolving door of reform: Professionalism and the future of probation services in England and Wales’, Probation Journal 65(2): pp 135-151 10.1177/0264550518768398

Research interests/expertise

  • Minority Perspectives
  • Criminal Justice Policy & Practice
  • Women and the Criminal Justice System
  • Migration
  • Human Trafficking
  • Mental Health /Mentally Disordered Offenders
  • Substance Misuse
  • Hate crime

Areas of teaching

  • Probation Programme
  • Crime and Criminal Behaviour
  • Penal Policy
  • Criminal Justice System


  • MSc Criminology (University of Leicester)
  • LL.B Law (Hons) (University of Leicester)

Courses taught

  • Probation Programme
  • BA (Hons) in Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Policing programmes
  • MA Criminology

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