Dr Charlotte Barlow is a Lecturer in Criminology at Lancaster University and has previously worked at Birmingham City University. Charlotte graduated with First Class Honours from Keele University and completed her PhD at the University of Liverpool, graduating in 2015. Charlotte’s broad research interests include violence against women and girls, policing domestic abuse, female offending and media representations of gender, crime and deviancy.
Charlotte's research falls within the remit of of feminist criminology and she is particularly interested in the ways in which gender and intersecting inequalities influence pathways into crime, offending behaviour, experiences of violence and abuse and interactions with the criminal justice system. Her recent and ongoing research projects include police officer responses to coercive control, media and legal representations of female co-offenders and a qualitative exploration of co-offending women's pathways into crime and experiences of coercion and agency. Her broad research interests include violence against women and girls, police responses to domestic abuse, female (co) offending and media representations of gender, crime and deviance.