Lucy Harry

Research Associate


Dr Lucy Harry is a Research Associate of the Death Penalty Research Unit (DPRU). She was previously a post-doctoral researcher on the 'Mapping the Political Economy of Drugs and the Death Penalty in Southeast Asia' project. Before that, she completed her DPhil in Criminology at the Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford, under the supervision of Professor Carolyn Hoyle. Her doctoral research focused on cases of women sentenced to death for drug trafficking in Malaysia. Lucy's DPhil was funded by an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) studentship, and she was the Gregory Kulkes Scholar in Law at Balliol College, Oxford. She holds a MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice (with Distinction) from the University of Oxford, and a First-Class undergraduate degree in Social Anthropology from the University of St Andrews (she received the degree prize for coming top in her academic year). Lucy has also worked as a research assistant on a number of DPRU projects including, most recently, research on opinion shapers views on the death penalty in Kenya in conjunction with The Death Penalty Project and the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights.