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Biography

Currently I am a course leader for BsC Criminology and a Senior Lecturer in Criminology. I am teaching on a wide number of modules to do with the criminal justice system, research methods and the more specialized topics of organized and international crime as well as immigration and crime.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Distribution of victimisation across citizens and households and an appropriate technique for weighting these by seriousness 
  • Relationships between statistics and crime
  • Prevention of repeat victimisation
  • Examination of crime ‘harm’ and ability to focus policing efforts as the most harmful criminal activity
  • Areal distribution of immigration and its impact on crime rates

Research Degree Supervision

I have supervised two postgraduate students to completion and am currently the main supervisor of two PhD students and two MRes students.

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Keywords

  • Immigration
  • Repeat Victimisation
  • Crime Prevention
  • Crime Rates
  • Use of Security Measure
  • Criminological Trends

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Research Output 2015 2019

Are Victims of Crime Mostly Angry or Mostly Afraid?

Ignatans, D. & Pease, K., 25 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Crime Prevention and Community Safety.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crime
anger
offense
anxiety
victimization

Crime Concentrations: Hot Dots, Hot Spots and Hot Flushes

Ignatans, D. & Pease, K., 29 Mar 2018, The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Criminology. Bruinsma, G. & Johnson, S. (eds.). Oxford University Press, p. 664-690 27 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

offense
victimization
fairness
police
resources

Crime Concentrations: Hot Dots, Hotspots and Hot Flushes

Ignatans, D. & Pease, K., 28 Mar 2018, The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Criminology. Bruinsma, G. J. N. & Johnson, S. D. (eds.). Oxford University Press, p. 664-687 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
crime rate
first generation
immigrant
offense
immigration
2 Citations (Scopus)

Whatever happened to repeat victimisation?

Pease, K., Ignatans, D. & Batty, L., Nov 2018, In : Crime Prevention and Community Safety. 20, 4, p. 256-267 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crime
victimization
offense