Talking Teaching with Criminologists
By BSC Learning & Teaching Network
Talking Teaching with Criminologists (TTC) is a monthly podcast produced by the British Society of Criminology Learning and Teaching Network. Hosted by Drs Debbie Jones, Helen Nichols, and Ant Charles TTC explores teaching and learning topics arising from teaching practice, pedagogic research and reflection. Featuring academic guest speakers each month, the podcast will provide a space to discuss developments and innovations in teaching Criminology.
Talking Teaching with Criminologists - Prof Neil Chakraborti
In this episode of Talking Teaching with Criminologists, we are in conversation with Professor Neil Chakraborti. Neil has extensively researched hate crime, targeted hostility and violence against minorities. He has authored seven books and has more than 50 peer reviewed publications. His numerous research projects over the past two decades have led to a better understanding of hate crime victims, perpetrators and criminal justice policy. In this podcast, Neil talks to us about his journey into and through academia and explores issues around diversity and inclusion in teaching, learning and scholarship...and more!
September 21, 2022
Talking Teaching with Criminologists - Dr Kate Lister
In this episode of Talking Teaching with Criminologists, we are in conversation with Dr Kate Lister. Kate is a lecturer in the School of Arts and Communication at Leeds Trinity University. Kate primarily researches the literary history of sex work and curates the online research project, Whores of Yore, an interdisciplinary digital archive for the study of historical sexuality. Kate has also published in the medical humanities, material culture, Victorian studies and Neo-Medievalism. She regularly writes about the history of sexuality for inews, Vice, and the Wellcome Trust. Kate won the Sexual Freedom Publicist of the Year Award in 2017. In this podcast, Kate talks about a historical approach to teaching about the sex industry.
August 22, 2022
Talking Teaching with Criminologists - Dr Kate Strudwick
In this podcast, we are in conversation with Dr Kate Strudwick, former Chair of the British Society of Criminology Learning and Teaching Network. Kate is Dean of the Lincoln Academy of Learning and Teaching (LALT) at the University of Lincoln. She has worked at the University of Lincoln for 25 years holding a number of leadership roles. Kate’s teaching has focused on policing and criminal justice professions. In this conversation, we talk to Kate about her practice around enhancing student engagement, collaboration, and partnerships.
August 18, 2022
Talking Teaching with Criminologists - Dr Ian Marder
Our guest on this episode of Talking Teaching with Criminologists is Dr Ian Marder. Ian is an Assistant professor in Criminology and joined the School of Law and Criminology at Maynooth University in 2018. He gained his PhD from the University of Leeds where he researched the institutionalisation of restorative justice in the police. He was a Visiting Scholar at the KU Leuven Institute of Criminology from 2015 to 2016 and a Research Associate at the University of Liverpool in 2018 with the N8 Policing Research Partnership. He has acted as a Scientific Expert to the Council of Europe and since 2021, he has been a Lecturer with the International Institute for Restorative Practices. In this podcast, Ian talks about restorative approaches to teaching and learning in Criminology. You can read more about Ian’s work by clicking here.
July 19, 2022
Talking Teaching with Criminologists - Mark Jones
In this podcast, we are in conversation with Mark Jones who is the founder of Higher Plain Research & Education. He is an educational and research practitioner with over 25 years’ experience working with people in the community and 14 years in the Higher Education sector. He specialises in education pedagogy, desistance and education, policy writing, stakeholder engagement & co-production, inclusive research, youth and community work, reflective practice and professional development, and anti-oppressive practice.
July 04, 2022
Talking Teaching with Criminologists - Prof Gavin Dingwall and colleagues
In this month's podcast, we are in conversation with Gavin Dingwall and Tim Hillier from De Montfort University. Gavin is Professor of Criminal Justice Policy and Tim is Head of Leicester De Montfort Law School. Gavin and Tim are joined in this conversation by two final year undergraduate students, Megan Stanley and Tia Kirkland. In the podcast they explore their penology module which was awarded the inaugural University Research-Engaged Teaching Award in 2019. They discuss the value of integrating research activity into modular assessment to support students in developing their research and writing skills.
June 01, 2022
Talking Teaching with Criminologists - Dr Anthony Charles
In this month's podcast, we are in conversation with Dr Anthony Charles from Swansea University on the topic of enhancing student experience through research-led teaching and offering students placements. Anthony is an Associate Professor in Criminology, Sociology and Social Policy. His areas of expertise include Youth justice; Children's participation in decision making; Children's rights; Consultation with children and young people; Youth crime prevention; Multi-agency crime prevention; Young people's use of substances; and Youth offending.
May 03, 2022
Talking Teaching with Criminologists - Dr Gary Saunders
In this episode we talk to Dr Gary Saunders about Student As Producer. Gary is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Director of Teaching & Learning (School of Social & Political Sciences) at the University of Lincoln. He graduated from the University of Lincoln in 2004 with a BA (Hons) in Law and Criminology. He then studied for an MSc in Social Research Methods at Nottingham Trent University and his dissertation examined the impact of incarceration on prisoners’ families. He has been a teacher in HE and FE since 2004 and completed a PGDE in 2011 at the University of Lincoln. He completed his PhD in 2020, which examines student activism and autonomous learning spaces as sites that have the potential to prefigure alternative models of higher education provision.
April 01, 2022
Talking Teaching with Criminologists - Magda Maszczynska
In this podcast, we are in conversation with Magda Maszczynska on the topic of 'sustaining criminology'. Magda is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology in the School of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences at Plymouth Marjon University. She studied Criminology with Criminal Justice Studies and International Relations as her undergraduate degree, and a Masters in Social Research followed by PhD in Criminology. She is also a Subject Matter Expert and international consultant. She examines structures and networks of transnational organised crime, deterrence, terrorism and counter-terrorism, as well as aspects of investigative psychology and geographic profiling. She is an active member of a variety of international societies, research groups and organisations.
March 10, 2022
Talking Teaching with Criminologists - Prof Sandra Walklate
In this podcast, we are in conversation with Prof Sandra Walklate who provides reflections on her career, teaching and research experiences. Sandra offers her thoughts on the importance of teaching in criminology and the future of the discipline.
February 11, 2022
Welcome to Talking Teaching with Criminologists
This is the first podcast in the Talking Teaching with Criminologists series! In this episode, Helen Nichols and Debbie Jones chat to British Society of Criminology Learning and Teaching Network Chair, Suzanne Young, about the podcast series. We discuss the ideas for the podcast, what's coming up and how to get involved. Keep up to date with the British Society of Criminology Learning and Teaching Network: bscltn.wordpress.com
January 31, 2022