• 134 Citations
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20092020

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Biography

Dr Leanne Monchuk is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Policing and co-Director of External Engagement within the School of Human and Health Sciences. Dr Monchuk's research interests include: environmental criminology, crime prevention, policing, policy analysis and evaluation and qualitative and participatory research methods. 

In 2016, she was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) for her thesis entitled ‘Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED): Investigating its application and delivery in England and Wales’. Leanne has published extensively on the subject of CPTED and worked on a number of projects within this field both nationally and internationally. She has co-edited two special edition journals: ‘International Perspectives on Planning for Crime Prevention’ (Built Environment Journal) and ‘Designing out Crime: Voices from the Fields’ (Safer Communities journal).

In 2016 and 2017, Leanne was awarded funding from the ESRC to take part in their Festival of Social Science. The two events aimed to educate, engage and empower young people about the importance of crime prevention. As a result this, Leanne has since been working in collaboration with West Yorkshire Police and Central and West Yorkshire Scouts to co-design and co-produce a dedicated crime prevention occasional badge to all Cubs Scouts (aged between 8 and 10 years old) across West Yorkshire. Further information about this can be found here: www.westyorkshire.police.uk/scouts  

Leanne is a member of the University’s Concordat for Research Careers and Engagement Oversight Group (2015 - present), the University's Secure Societies Institute (SSI) and is on the editorial board of the University's Student Research Journal 'Fields': https://www.fieldsjournal.org.uk/editorialteam/

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Crime prevention
  • Designing out Crime
  • Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED)
  • Policing
  • Qualitative research methods
  • Participatory Action Research (PAR)

Research Degree Supervision

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Research Expertise and Interests

  • Crime Prevention
  • Crime Prevention through Environmental Design
  • Policing
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Participatory Action Research
  • Designing out Crime and anti-social behaviour
  • Residential Burglary
  • Crime Scene Investigation

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Research Output

Built environment attributes and crime: an automated machine learning approach

Dakin, K., Xie, W., Parkinson, S., Khan, S., Monchuk, L. & Pease, K., 8 Jul 2020, In : Crime Science. 9, 1, 17 p., 12.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • Exploring Young People's Experiences of Growing-Up Under Covid-19

    Monchuk, L., Day, L., Rizzo, S. & Percy-Smith, B., 19 Aug 2020, (Accepted/In press) Researching in the Age of COVID-19: Volume 2: Care and Resilience. Kara, H. & Khoo, S-M. (eds.). Policy Press, Vol. 2.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • A decade developing the delivery of CPTED across Greater Manchester

    Monchuk, L., 21 Feb 2019, Rebuilding Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design: Strengthening the Links with Crime Science. Armitage, R. & Ekblom, P. (eds.). 1st ed. London: Routledge, p. 199-215 17 p. (Crime Science Series).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    What Is CPTED? Reconnecting Theory with Application in the Words of Users and Abusers

    Armitage, R. & Monchuk, L., 1 Sep 2019, In : Policing (Oxford). 13, 3, p. 312-330 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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  • 6 Citations (Scopus)

    Activities

    WYP Designing Out Crime Seminar

    Leanne Monchuk (Organiser) & Rachel Armitage (Organiser)

    29 Oct 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

    The Police Journal (Journal)

    Leanne Monchuk (Editor)

    1 Sep 2019 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial work

    Security Journal (Journal)

    Leanne Monchuk (Reviewer)

    4 Jul 2019

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication Peer-review

    What is a Criminologist?

    Leanne Monchuk (Speaker)

    15 Feb 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    Journal of School Violence (Journal)

    Leanne Monchuk (Reviewer)

    4 Feb 2019

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication Peer-review

    Press / Media

    Property Crime would Fall if Planners Heeded Police Designing Out Crime Officers' Advice

    Leanne Monchuk

    23/10/1824/10/18

    2 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    ESRC Festival of Social Science 2017: Cubs Prevent Crime!

    Leanne Monchuk

    15/11/17

    2 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

    ESRC Festival of Social Science 2016: Cubs Doing Crime Prevention!

    Leanne Monchuk & Chris Joyce

    14/11/161/12/16

    7 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities