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Holly Powell-Jones

Lecturer in Criminology and Media Law, City, University of London

PhD specialism: Children's perceptions of what's illegal to post online (interdisciplinary Centre for Law, Justice and Journalism)

Lecturing and module leadership: Media Law & Ethics; Social Media and Journalism; Introduction to Criminology; Victimology; Law for Filmmakers; Contemporary Issues in Criminology; Media Law and Ethics for PR, Media & Journalism students.

Professional experience: Project lead for Surrey PCC social media crime prevention education project (2013-17), schools media tutor & broadcast journalist.



  • 2016–present
    Media Law guest lecturer, UAL: London College of Communication + London College of Fashion
  • 2019–present
    Victims: Policy and Politics Module Leader, City University of London
  • 2014–present
    Doctoral researcher, City University of London
  • 2019–2019
    Social Media and Journalism lecturer, UAL: London College of Communication
  • 2016–2018
    Media Law, Ethics and Regulation Module Leader, Goldsmiths University of London
  • 2015–2017
    Introduction to Criminology Seminar leader, City University of London
  • 2015–2016
    New Media Challenges seminar leader, City University of London


  • 2019 
    City University of London, PhD (Centre for Law, Justice & Journalism)
  • 2012 
    Goldsmiths University of London, BJTC-accredited MA in Radio Journalism

Professional Memberships

  • National Union of Journalists: Member of the Professional Training Committee