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Dr. Mandy Shaw


About Dr. Mandy Shaw

Mandy is a Lecturer in Criminology at Leeds Beckett University.

Mandy was first employed by Leeds Beckett University in 2014, as a Senior Lecturer and Course Leader for the BA (Hons) Criminology and Psychology degree. Subsequently, she moved to a research role at LBU and returned in 2017 as a Lecturer in Criminology.

She has been working in the field of criminology for over twenty years, beginning with ESRC-funded doctoral research which was completed at the University of Manchester in 1997. After her PhD, she spent two years as a research consultant for the Central Research Unit of the Scottish Government, tasked to assess the nature and extent of repeat victimisation in Scotland. Following this research she worked in the Applied Criminology Centre at the University of Huddersfield, where she was a member of a consortium employed to evaluate the Home Office’s Burglary Reduction Programme. In 2001, she was appointed as a Senior Lecturer at Nottingham Trent University where she was Course Leader for the BA (Hons) Criminology degree.

At present, Mandy is part of a research cluster at the University which is working on the final stages of a research project on the well-being of asylum-seekers and refugees.

Current Teaching

  • Doing Criminological Research 1 (qualitative reseach methods)
  • Understanding the Commercial Sex Industry

Research Interests

Mandy has presented at national and international conferences and published journal articles and book chapters on her main research interests of repeat victimisation and the impact of crime on victims. Her most recent research has focused on school bullying.

Selected Publications

Journal articles (3)

  • Taylor S; Charura D; Williams G; Shaw M; Allan J; Cohen E; Meth F; o'dowd L (2020), Loss, Grief and Growth: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis of Experiences of Trauma in Asylum-Seekers and Refugees
    https://doi.org/10.1037/trm0000250
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  • Shaw MK; Pease K (2002), Minor crimes trivial incidents; the cumulative impact of offending
  • Shaw MK; Pease K (2000), Repeated domestic violence in the records of a Scottish police force

Chapters (2)

  • Shaw MK; Chenery S (2007) Kings and Castles, Caves and Cavemen: The Impact of Crime on Men. In: Imagination for Crime Prevention Essays in Honour of Ken Pease. New York: Criminal Justice Press, pp. 147-161.
  • Shaw MK (2004) Hard coating, soft centre: the role of the police in offender rehabilitation programmes. In: Hopkins-Burke R Hard cop, soft cop. Cullompton: Willan, pp. 175-189.

Conference contributions (7)

  • Shaw MK; Willams G; Meth F; O'Dwyer D; Charura D; Allan J; Taylor S; Cohen E (2017) Well-being of asylum-seekers and refugees Newcastle 01/01/0001 00:00:00.
  • Shaw MK; Meth F; Williams G (2017) The asylum-seekers and refugee experience: the role of qualitative studies for research-informed policy development and delivery 01/01/0001 00:00:00.
  • Shaw MK (2004) Repeat victimisation: past, present, future Birmingham 01/01/0001 00:00:00.
  • Shaw MK (2004) Repeat victimisation and risk assessment Loughborough University 01/01/0001 00:00:00.
  • Shaw MK (2001) Repeat victimisation Dundee 01/01/0001 00:00:00.
  • Shaw MK (2001) Repeat victimisation Stirling 01/01/0001 00:00:00.
  • Shaw MK (2001) Repeat victimisation Inverness 01/01/0001 00:00:00.
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