Diana is currently conducting research for a DPhil in Criminology, funded by the ESRC. Her research is about what happens when victims of crime are given the chance to communicate with the people who committed an offence against them. It is about why they choose to do so, what they get out of it, and how their motivation to communicate affects the outcomes. Her background in psychology informs her methodology, which incorporates analysis of both quantitative and qualitative data.
Diana has worked in criminal justice and conflict resolution in the UK, South Africa and Lebanon. She has an MA in International Peace Studies from the University of Notre Dame, USA and an MSc in Forensic Psychology from Middlesex University, UK.