Nathan completed his PhD in Policing at the UCLan and has subsequently been taken on as a researcher in policing. He is currently a research associate at the university, whilst assisting in the delivery of research methods.
His study background includes an undergraduate LLB in Law, an MSc in Counter Terrorism, and a PhD examining victim engagement with the police. He has completed numerous research projects in partnership with Lancashire Constabulary alongside his studies and as part of the UCLan-Lancashire Constabulary research team secondment. Previous projects have covered a variety of topics, including: community engagement with the police; domestic abuse victim engagement with the police investigation; analysing domestic abuse, burglary and violent crime victim satisfaction; and understanding mental health demand.