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Dr Clare Kinsella

Associate Head of School

Law, Criminology & Policing

Dr Clare Kinsella

Department: Law, Criminology & Policing

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Dr Clare Kinsella is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology. She graduated from Lancaster University with a BA (Hons) in Critical Criminology and Women’s Studies, and an MA in Criminology, Rights and Justice. She was awarded a PhD for defending her thesis, entitled “Tourists in our own city’: Meanings of home in a regenerating city’, by The University of Liverpool in 2018.

Clare’s research interests include cities, particularly Liverpool; home and homelessness; place, space and regeneration; policing; fear of crime; and gender, sexuality and crime. She has published in these areas, and has delivered conference papers nationally and internationally. Clare is a member of Coming Home Liverpool, a social enterprise committed to bringing Liverpool’s 9,000 empty houses back into use, with high-standard renovations, permanent tenancies, and fair rents.

Clare has been teaching at the University for over 15 years, and currently teaches mostly at Levels 5 and 6. She is a Fellow of Advance HE (formerly the Higher Education Academy) and the European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control, and currently acts as the Department’s Retention Coordinator. Clare is also an external examiner for level 7 Criminology programmes at the University of Bedfordshire.