Senior Lecturer in Human and Carceral Geography, University of Birmingham

Dominique Moran’s research and teaching is in the sub-discipline of ‘carceral geography’, a geographical perspective on incarceration. She currently holds over £1m of ESRC funding, for research into prison visitation and recidivism, and prison design, has recently completed an interdisciplinary ESRC research project looking into women’s experience of imprisonment in contemporary Russia, is author of the forthcoming book 'Carceral Geography: Spaces and Practices of Incarceration' and an editor of the recent collection ‘Carceral Spaces: Mobility and Agency in Imprisonment and Migrant Detention’.

Her work is transdisciplinary, informed by and extending theoretical developments in geography, criminology and prison sociology, but also interfacing with contemporary debates over hyperincarceration, recidivism and the advance of the punitive state. She publishes in leading journals including Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers and Environment and Planning D: Society and Space.

Experience

  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in Human and Carceral Geography, University of Birmingham