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Research interests

Pregnancy and early parenthood in criminal justice settings.

Qualitative research methods.


Commercial and public engagement

Fellow of The Royal College of Midwives

Volunteer for the charity: Birth Companions.

External Examiner at a comparable University.

Peer Reviewer for several journals.


Teaching specialisms

Complex Social Issues in Maternity Care.

Maternal mental health.


Academic supervision for undergraduate and postgraduate students.



Associate Professor [Research]. Fellow of The Royal College of Midwives and Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. PhD supervisor.

Education/Academic qualification

DHRes, Doctorate, The Incarcerated Pregnancy: An Ethnographic Study of Perinatal Women in English Prisons, University of Hertfordshire

1 Sept 201231 May 2018

Award Date: 7 Jul 2018

Health, MSc, University of Hertfordshire

Award Date: 10 Sept 2007

External positions

External Examiner, The University of Manchester

1 Sept 2015 → …


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