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Leanne Savigar-Shaw

Lecturer in Policing, Staffordshire University

Leanne is a Lecturer in Policing at Staffordshire University.
She is currently involved in a research project exploring police-public interaction and fairness in policing through a policing ethnography.
PhD thesis entitled: Preventing mobile phone use while driving: appreciating the equivocal nature of identity, safety and legality in an uncertain world
Research interests: police-public interaction, procedural justice, fairness in policing, road safety, road safety education


  • 2020–present
    Lecturer in Policing, Staffordshire University
  • 2018–2020
    Postdoctoral research fellow, Keele University
  • 2017–2018
    Research assistant, Keele University


  • 2019 
    Keele University , PhD/Criminology
  • 2014 
    Keele University, MSc/Psychology