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Senior Lecturer in Criminology, Sheffield Hallam University

Madhumita joined Sheffield Hallam University in June 2018 as a Lecturer in Criminology. Prior to this, she was working as an Associate Lecturer in Criminology at Anglia Ruskin University. Her doctoral research explored gender socialization and perceptions of culpability in the narratives of convicted violent offenders from Delhi prison. This groundbreaking research was one of the first studies of its kind in India to examine perspectives of convicted rapists and garnered much attention internationally. She is currently engaged in teaching, research and scholarly publications in the field of Criminology.

Madhumita’s broad area of interest is qualitative research on violence against women. Further specialisms lie in sexual violence and sexual offending. She is currently involved in Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice’s project on gender-based violence with a focus on trafficking, modern slavery and human rights in India. For more information on this project visit -


  • 2018–present
    Lecturer in Criminology, Sheffield Hallam University
  • 2015–2018
    Associate Lecturer in Criminology, Anglia Ruskin University

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)