Course Director - Criminology, Policing & Investigation, and Security Studies
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Sophie graduated in 2011 with a First Class Honours Degree in Criminology. She was then awarded the Howard League Bursary, from the charitable penal reform organisation, to study towards her Master’s in Criminology and has been working in the Department of Criminology and Sociology at Birmingham City University since 2012.
Sophie’s teaching is informed by her work and research in prison and the penal voluntary sector. She is the service evaluator for The New Bridge Foundation, a national charity which helps people with convictions to live positive lives in prison and the community. Sophie has volunteered as a befriender with the organisation for over a decade and chairs a monthly support group. She is also passionate about the use of arts in the criminal justice system and is a Trustee of The Circle Players, an award winning registered theatrical charity.