1.What is your position within the School?
I’m a Lecturer in Criminology. I’m also the Programme Leader for the undergraduate degree programme Criminology with counselling.
2.How long have you worked in the School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work and Social Sciences, University of Salford?
I joined the University of Salford in june 2015 as a researcher on the beyond youth custody project. I started in my current role as criminology lecturer in january 2016.
3.Which building are you based in?
I am based in the allerton building.
4.Why did you choose to work within the School?
I chose to work in the school owing to the supportive environment and the skills and expertise within the team and the diverse research opportunities that it provides.
5.What is your most memorable moment of being in the School?
Having the opportunity to develop the ‘inside out’ model of teaching criminology, inside a prison setting to a combined cohort of both inside students (prisoners) and outside students (University of Salford students).
7.When you are not at work what do you do to relax?
Spending time with family and friends.
8.What was your first job?
Working weekends in a local cafe but my first job after graduating was for a women’s centre.
9. What has been your greatest achievement?
Passing my driving test!
10.What would make your job easier?
More hours in the day.
11.Finally, what one piece of advice would you give to students/colleagues?
Always ask the stupid question, because everyone else is wanting to ask it.Leave a comment