Ms Katie McBride

Katie McBride

Lecturer in Criminology

School of Law, Criminology and Government (Faculty of Arts and Humanities)


Lecturer in Criminology


PhD Criminology 'A critical analysis of harms experienced by transgender individuals'.

Prior to returning to the University of Plymouth to undertake her PhD, Katie was Chief Executive of the regional equality and human rights body, Equality South West. Here Katie championed equality and advanced the human rights agenda at a local, regional and national level amongst public, private and third sectors. 

Professional membership

Member of British Society of Criminology

Roles on external bodies

Deputy Chair Plymouth Community Homes

Chair Customer Focus Committee, Plymouth Community Homes

Teaching interests

Crime in Context

Researching Crime and Criminal Justice
Women and Crime

Research interests

Transgender equality


Human rights

Social harm

Gender diversity 

Key publications are highlighted

McBride K 2019 'Redressing the balance: Lived experiences of the harms of visually mediated transgender identity' International Review of Victimology 026975801984148-026975801984148 , DOI PEARL