Dr Helen Elfleet is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology. Her research and teaching interests include imprisonment and post-release experience, the penal voluntary sector, gender-specific governance, neoliberalism, austerity, mental health problems, and governmentality. She has authored book chapters and articles for academic journals and has presented papers at numerous national and international conferences. Her recent research focused on the role and function of a post-Corston Report (2007) women’s centre for formerly imprisoned women with mental health problems.
She is a member of The European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control.
Gender responsive governance; neoliberalism; governmentality; mental health problems; post release experience; and imprisonment.