Research at Leeds Beckett
Dr Alexandria Bradley
About Dr Alexandria Bradley
Alexandria is a prison researcher passionate about trauma-informed practice and community resettlement. She is a former practitioner with experience of working within HMPPS and community drug and alcohol services.
Her previous practitioner experience of working within the prison service fuelled Alexandria's research interests. In 2012 she was developing and delivering drug and alcohol programmes within the prison service. She then went to work in community drug rehabilitation. It is here, where she became passionate about investigating the experience of men and women accessing services and the benefits of working within a trauma-responsive way.
Alexandria is module leader for prison based modules at Leeds Beckett.
- Module Leader: Victimology
- Module Leader: Learning Together
- Module Leader: Punishment and the Modern Prison
Alexandria's current research projects include:
- Exploring the role of Trauma-Responsive Community Centres
- Investigating the implementation of Trauma-Informed practice within prisons.
The research projects above will be of interest to academics, practitioners and students interested in desistance, organisational culture and rehabilitation.
- A co-authored research project exploring the delivery of higher education in prisons.