Emily Roper

DPhil Criminology

Other affiliations

Centre for Criminology Border Criminologies Corpus Christi College


Emily Roper is a DPhil Candidate in Criminology. Her research focuses on border management in Turkey, including the role of EU externalisation. This research is supervised by Professors Mary Bosworth and Leila Ullrich and is funded by both the University of Oxford's Clarendon Scholarship and Corpus Christi's A E Haigh Scholarship. 

Emily holds a BA in Arabic and Islamic Studies (2020) and an MSc in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (2022) from the University of Oxford. Prior to undertaking graduate study, Emily worked with refugee and asylum seeking young people, coordinating a mentoring and educational support project in the East of England. 

Research Interests

Border management, externalisation, criminalisation of migration, securitisation, violence

Research projects & programmes

Centre for Criminology Border Criminologies