Current Research Students
These students are currently undertaking DPhils at the Centre of Criminology.
Thesis: Violence, Socio-spirituality and the Non-Ideal Victim: Exploring How Black Women of Faith Define, Negotiate and Access Justice
Thesis: An examination of the approach to police reform from the perspective of serving police officers in the National Police Service of Kenya
Thesis: An exploration of the presumption of innocence in capital drug trafficking cases in Singapore
The criminalization of humanitarian aid work in border areas
Thesis: Mass incarceration at Global Periphery
Thesis: Penal Power, Immigration Enforcement, and Noncitizens
Thesis: Policing the Illicit Antiquities Trade: Understanding the Role of Law Enforcement in Cultural Heritage Protection
Thesis: Seeking 'Justice' for Victims of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence
Thesis: Trust, Blame and Confidence in Police Organizations: A Deliberative Case Study
Thesis: In defence of a Democratic Governance of police
Matthew Goldberg, DPhil Criminology - Supervised by Professor Carolyn Hoyle
Thesis: Abolition of the Death Penalty in a Digital Landscape: Civil Society Organisations and the United Nations
Thesis: An analysis of crime and its justification
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
Ben Hodgson, DPhil Criminology - Supervised by Professor Ian Loader
Thesis: Breaking the Social Contract: Crime, Disenfranchisement and Citizenship in Liberal Ideologies.
Thesis: The impact of time on the healing process of families of capital murder victims.
Thesis: The Effectivness of the Universal Periodic Review Mechanism in Restricting the Inpostition of the Death Penalty
An English longitudinal study of men's and women's experiences of imprisonment and their resettlement into society
Thesis: Penal Power and Bordered Identity in England and Wales: Polish Prisoner Perspectives.
Thesis: Masculinity, violence, and the denial of victimhood: Understanding the construction of victimhood in gay Intimate partner violence.
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
Thesis: Chief constables, democratic legitimacy and the New Landscape of Policing
Thesis: Police Perspectives on Sexual Violence Investigation
Theses: Redefining Public Safety through Participatory Budgeting
Thesis: Watching the Watchmen: How Do the Police View their Monopoly of Violence Over the Protected and Served?
Thesis; High Stakes: Criminal Decision-Making Amongst Indonesian Drug Offenders
Emily Roper, DPhil Criminology - Supervised by Professor Mary Bosworth
Thesis: Politics A collusion of silences: the role of the EU’s externalisation practices in border violence against migrants in Turkey
Thesis: Gangs on the Grapevine: Understanding Bermudian Identity through Crime Talk.
Thesis: Judicial Criminology and the Practice of Punishment
Thesis: Cruel and Unusual? Female Death Row Inmates in the U.S.
Thesis: Exploring migrants' practices of resistance at border spaces in Europe
Thesis: A new model for youth justice? Exploring the theoretical principles underpinning the latest round of reforms to the youth justice system
Thesis: Asylum policy and borderwork in the English Channel: the case of ‘small boats'.
Thesis: How do Police Officers work with and respond to the gender dynamics of male and female intimate partner violence perpetration?
Thesis: Punishing Mobility: Citizenship, Race, and Privatization in Foreign-National Prisons in the USA
Thesis: Therapeutic Justice in Juvenile Drug Courts: Challenging Non-Adversarialism with Insights from Participants in the United States and Chile
Thesis : 'A Joint Enterprise: Collective Punishment and Systemic Racism'.
Thesis: The Rule of Law vs the Rule of Politics: a Comparative Study of Due Process Safeguards in Court and Tribunal Removal Proceedings.