Associate Professor in Criminology, University of the West of England

Kieran completed his first degree in Psychology at the Queens University of Belfast, before moving to Leicester to do an MSc in Criminology at the Scarman centre, and a PhD in the Department of Psychology. He has a track record of public, academic and professional engagement on criminological issues, including the origins and causes of sex offending, and societal responses to sex offenders. He has developed a wide ranging, multi-disciplinary network around sex offender management and reintegration. He has experience of qualitative, quantitative and mixed method research from funders including Ministry of Justice, ESRC, Bristol City Council & Wiltshire probation. He is currently co-leading an ESRC Knowledge Exchange Network on the limited disclosure of sex offender information and a visiting Scholar at the University of Minnesota (Spring 2013).

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor in Criminology, University of the West of England