Emma is a DPhil candidate at the University of Oxford’s Centre for Criminology. Her doctoral research explores the lived experience of claiming wrongful conviction in prison. In particular, she is interested in the various coping mechanisms employed by prisoners and the perceived consequences of maintaining wrongful conviction in the prison environment. This project is supervised by Professor Carolyn Hoyle and Professor Mary Bosworth.

Emma holds an LLB in Law (Honours) from the University of Bristol and an MPhil in Criminological Research from the University of Cambridge.

She has worked as a Research Assistant for Professor Carolyn Hoyle and Dr Mai Sato on their study examining decision making within the Criminal Cases Review Commission.

Research projects