Current Research Students

These students are currently undertaking DPhils at the Centre of Criminology.

Anu Adebogun, DPhil Criminology -  Supervised by Professor Mary Bosworth 

Thesis: Violence, Socio-spirituality and the Non-Ideal Victim: Exploring How Black Women of Faith Define, Negotiate and Access Justice

Douglas Brand, DPhil Criminology (Part-time) - Supervised by Professor Ian Loader

Thesis: An examination of the approach to police reform from the perspective of serving police officers in the National Police Service of Kenya

Amanda Clift-Matthews DPhil Criminology (Part-time) Supervised by Professor Carolyn Hoyle 

Thesis: An exploration of the presumption of innocence in capital drug trafficking cases in Singapore

Leah Crowder, DPhil Criminology - Supervised by Professor Mary Bosworth 

The criminalization of humanitarian aid work in border areas

Bill De la Rosa, DPhil Criminology - Supevised by Professor Mary Bosworth 

Thesis: Penal Power, Immigration Enforcement, and Noncitizens

Anya Eber, DPhil Criminology - Supervised by Professor Ian Loader 

Thesis: Policing the Illicit Antiquities Trade: Understanding the Role of Law Enforcement in Cultural Heritage Protection

Sophie Evekink, DPhil Criminology (Part-time) - Supervised by Professor Carolyn Hoyle 

Thesis: Seeking 'Justice' for Victims of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence

Kathryn Farrow, DPhil Criminology - Supervised by Professor Ian Loader and Dr Katrin Mueller-Johnson 

Thesis: Trust, Blame and Confidence in Police Organizations: A Deliberative Case Study

Gonzalo Garcia-Campo, DPhil Criminology  - Supervised by Professor Ian Loader 

Thesis: In defence of a Democratic Governance of police

Tarik Gungor, DPhil Criminology - Supervised by Professor Lucia Zedner 

Thesis: An analysis of crime and its justiification

Laura Hass, DPhil Criminology - Supervised by Professor Katrin Mueller-Johnson

Thesis: Moving away from a focus on discipline and power - An exploration of the effects of military service and PTSD as a result from war on prison officers

Katharine Hoeger, DPhil Criminology - Supervised by Professor Rachel Condry

Thesis: Criminalizing Coercive Control: An Implementation Case Study

Amelia Inglis, DPhil Criminology - Supervised by Professor Carolyn Hoyle 

Thesis: The impact of time on the healing process of families of capital murder victims.

Rashid Ismail, DPhil Criminology - Supervised by Professor Carolyn Hoyle 

Thesis: The Effectivness of the Universal Periodic Review Mechanism in Restricting the Inpostition of the Death Penalty

Zarek Khan, DPhil Criminology (Part-time) - Supervised by Professor Mary Bosworth 

An English longitudinal study of men's and women's experiences of imprisonment and their resettlement into society

Elizabeth Kullmann, DPhil Criminology - Supervised by Professor Mary Bosworth and Professor Carolyn Hoyle 

Thesis: Penal Power and Bordered Identity in England and Wales: Polish Prisoner Perspectives.

Joseph McAuley, DPhil Criminology - Supervised by Professor Mary Bosworth 

Thesis: Masculinity, violence, and the denial of victimhood:  Understanding the construction of victimhood in gay Intimate partner violence.

Caitlyn McGeer, DPhil Criminology - Supervised by Professor Ian Loader and Professor Mary Bosworth 

Thesis: Policing in the Digital Era: An Analysis of Modern Slavery

Claudia McHardy, DPhil Criminology - Supervised by Professor Mary Bosworth and Professor Lucia Zedner 

Thesis: Parole, Border Control, and Penal Innovation: New Zealand's Returning Offenders Act. 

Sabrina Mahtini, DPhil Criminology (Part-time) - Supervised by Professor Carolyn Hoyle 

Thesis: Gender Discrimination and the Death Penalty: a case study of women sentenced to death in Kenya and Zambia

Tim Metcalfe, DPhil Criminology (Part-time) - Supervised by Professor Ian Loader 

Thesis: Chief constables, democratic legitimacy and the New Landscape of Policing

Rachel Noah, DPhil Criminology - Supervised by Professor Lucia Zedner and Professor Mary Bosworth 

Thesis: Punishment in Times of Conflict and the Case of Israel and Palestinian Prisoners 

Luiz Oliveira Dal Santo, DPhil Criminology - Supervised by Professor Ian Loader

Thesis: Mass incarceration at Global Periphery

Naida Osei: DPhil Criminology - Supervised by Dr Katrin Mueller-Johnson

Thesis: Police Perspectives on Sexual Violence Investigation

Camila Pelsinger, DPhil Criminology - Supervised by Professor Ian Loader 

Theses: Redefining Public Safety through Participatory Budgeting

Arthur Rizer, DPhil Criminology (Part-Time) - Supervised by Professor Ian Loader 

Thesis: Watching the Watchmen: How Do the Police View their Monopoly of Violence Over the Protected and Served?

Lucrezia Rizzelli, DPhil Criminology - Suervised by Professor Carolyn Hoyle

Thesis; Death Penalty for Drug Crimes in Indonesia: Is It Truly a Deterrent?

Emily Ross, DPhil Criminology (part-time) - Supervised by Professor Ian Loader

Thesis: Gangs on the Grapevine: Understanding Bermudian Identity through Crime Talk.

Ailish Saker, DPhil Criminology - Supervised by Professor Rachel Condry 

Thesis: The Experiences of Victims of Non-Recent Child Sexual Abuse in Football within the Criminal Justice System

Nicholas Santis, DPhil Criminology (part time) - Supervised by Professor Julian Roberts 

Thesis:Judicial Criminology and the Practice of Punishment

Serene Singh, DPhil Criminology - Supervised by Professor Carolyn Hoyle 

Thesis: Cruel and Unusual? Female Death Row Inmates in the U.S.

Samuel Singler, DPhil Criminology - Supervised by Professor Mary Bosworth

Thesis: How does the development and diffusion of surveillance and security technologies impact the global criminalization of migration?

Eva Maria Spiekermann, DPhil Criminology (part time) - Supervised by Professor Mary Bosworth 

Thesis: Exploring migrants' practices of resistance at border spaces in Europe

Amy Taylor, DPhil Criminology (part time) - Supervised by Professor Rachel Condry and Professor Ian Loader 

Thesis: A new model for youth justice? Exploring the theoretical principles underpinning the latest round of reforms to the youth justice system

Vicky Taylor, DPhil Criminology - Supervised by Professor Mary Bosworth  

Thesis: Asylum policy and borderwork in the English Channel: the case of ‘small boats'.

Lucy Trafford, DPhil Criminology  - Supervised by Professor Rachel Condry

Thesis: How do Police Officers work with and respond to the gender dynamics of male and female intimate partner violence perpetration?

Hallam Tuck, DPhil Criminology - Supervised by Professor Mary Bosworth

Thesis: Punishing Mobility: Citizenship, Race, and Privatization in Foreign-National Prisons in the USA

Nisha Waller, DPhil Criminology - Supervised by Professor Rachel Condry

Thesis : 'A Joint Enterprise: Collective Punishment and Systemic Racism'. 

Elspeth Windsor, DPhil Criminology - Supervised by Professor Mary Bosworth and Professor Lucia Zedner

Thesis: The Rule of Law vs the Rule of Politics: a Comparative Study of Due Process Safeguards in Court and Tribunal Removal Proceedings.