Nicola is a crimonology lecturer and researcher with interests in the fields of victims and victimisation, vulnerability, domestic abuse / coercive control, media and crime, and identity and representation.
Having worked previously at the University of Leeds, she was appointed lecturer at the University of Hull in 2013.
Nicola is the Principle Investigator on a funded research project, entitled 'Giving voice to victims: a strengths-based investigation into victim identities', supported by the British Academy.
Notoriety and victims
O'Leary, N. (2016). Notoriety and victims. In K. Corteen, S. Morley, P. Taylor, & J. Turner (Eds.), Companion to crime, harm and victimisationBristol: Policy Press