I joined York Law School in November 2023.
I am completing my PhD at the University of Edinburgh in 2024. I work in theory as well as socio-legal empirical research, with a particular interest in criminal law, criminal process and evidence, and topics including terror law and policy, prosecutorial discretion, and mens rea. I have experience of research for academia as well as for government policy.
I currently lecture across criminal law, criminology, and mental health and capacity law.
My research interests include:
My ongoing research explores terrorism offences in the UK, tracing the law from policy through to implementation, with a particular focus on prosecutorial discretion and evidence.
I am also currently exploring mens rea in the criminal law; the prosecutorial role in the criminal justice process; and social harm approaches to counter-terrorism and the public interest.