Jasmina Arnez

Research Associate



After completing her D.Phil ('Negotiating Youth Deviance and Parenting: Exploring the Effects of Social Class in Professional Interactions') and ESRC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship ('Risk and Needs: Examining Assessment and Planning Frameworks in Youth Justice Interventions'at the Centre for Criminology, Oxford, Jasmina joined Keele University as a Lecturer in Criminology. During her doctorate, Jasmina was the founder and convenor of the Criminology Working Group at Green Templeton College, Oxford. She also acted as a research assistant in several projects: The Adolescent to Parent Violence (APV) project, the Excluded Lives project, and the Crime and Mental Health conference. In 2015 and 2016, Jasmina organised the first two Graduate Conferences in Criminology in Oxford. Before commencing her doctorate, Jasmina worked as a judicial clerk at the District Court (Criminal Division and Youth Court) in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Jasmina is currently preparing a monograph for Routledge Criminology and Criminal Justice (forthcoming 2022) based on her doctoral research and is exploring futher the implications of the entrenched risk paradigm within youth justice. Jasmina's general research interests relate to youth justice, crime and the family, inequality, and alternative responses to youth crime. For more information about Jasmina's work, please see here.


Research Interests

crime and the family, youth justice, politics of crime control, social theory, inequality, alternative responses to youth offending