Sarah joined the School of Law and Social Justice in Autumn 2017, having previously taught at LJMU since 2009.
Her research aims to generate new perspectives on legal approaches to women who fail to protect their children from harm. She draws upon feminist theory, primarily vulnerability and care scholarship, and utilises empirical research methods to explore the criminalisation of vulnerability.
Find a Supervisor
Sarah would be happy to hear from potential postgraduate research students about supervising projects in the following areas:
> Gender, sexuality and law, particularly socio-legal responses to mothers/ motherhood.
> Law and policy responses to animals.
> Feminist perspectives on criminal law.
Other Personal Distinctions
- Nominated in the LSU teaching awards annually from 2013-2017. Shortlisted for awards in 2014 and 2017 (Liverpool Student Union , 2017)
- As a member of the AHRC funded Centre for Law, Gender and Sexuality (CLGS) Sarah visited the Feminist Legal Studies centre at the University of British Columbia (Keele University , 2011)