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Dr Nicola O'Leary

Lecturer in Criminology

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education
  • School of Education and Social Sciences

Summary

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.

Book Chapter

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

Negotiating 'victim communities': Reflexivity and method in researching high profile crimes

O’Leary, N. (2014). Negotiating 'victim communities': Reflexivity and method in researching high profile crimes. In Reflexivity in Criminological Research, 23-34. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137379405_2

Journal Article

Public-private tragedy: Stigma, vicimtisation and community identity

O'Leary, N. (in press). Public-private tragedy: Stigma, vicimtisation and community identity. International review of victimology, ISSN 0269-7580

Public-private tragedy: Stigma, victimisation and community identity

O'Leary, N. (in press). Public-private tragedy: Stigma, victimisation and community identity. International review of victimology,

Service provider difficulties in operationalising coercive control

Brennan, I., Burton, V., Gormally, S., & O'Leary, N. (in press). Service provider difficulties in operationalising coercive control. Violence against women,

Postgraduate supervision

Nicola welcomes applications for supervision on undergraduate and Masters research in the fields of victimology, vulnerability and resilience, and media and crime