Meet some of our doctoral students working towards a PhD or MPhil at the Centre for Criminology and Criminal Justice.
Emily originally came to Manchester from the US to do a master's in Social Research Methods and Statistics. Her PhD research interests include quantitative methods in social science, gender and crime, rehabilitation, correctional education and adult literacy and numeracy skill development.
David Buil Gil
David came to Manchester from Catalonia, Spain to embark on his PhD in Quantitative Criminology and Social Statistics with the CCCJ. He has researched into the fear of crime among the immigrant population of the city of Barcelona and his areas of interest include the spatial analysis of emotions and attitudes towards crime.
Naomi-Ellen is currently an ESRC and Presidents' Doctoral Scholarship-funded PhD candidate. Her thesis falls between law and criminology, looking at how claims of wrongful conviction in historic sexual abuse cases are investigated by the Criminal Cases Review Commission, Innocence Projects, campaigners and lawyers.
Hannah is a PhD candidate and Teaching Assistant (TA) in Law. Her research questions how we treat and hold children criminally responsible. She's interested in using scientific research on the developing mental capacities of the child to determine doctrinal and practical implications.
Yongyu is a PhD student in Criminology. Her primary research interests lie in white-collar, corporate crimes and crimes in financial markets. She also has an interest in Social Network Analysis (SNA) and mixed methods.