Dr Sharon Beckett

Dr Sharon Beckett

Lecturer in Criminology (Education)

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

Sharon can be contacted through arrangement with our Press Office, to speak to the media on these areas of expertise.
  • Workplace violence
  • Workplace bullying
  • Violence
  • Victimisation
  • Workplace
  • Gender

Lecturer in Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies
Stage 2 Tutor


PhD Women and the Violent Workplace
MSc Social Research
BSc Criminal Justice Studies with Psychology

Teaching interests

Research Interests: violence in the workplace

Additional Interests: gender studies,victimology, green criminology,historical crime. 

Research interests

My main interest lies with the workplace and the types of violence experienced including organisational violence.  

Key publications

Key publications are highlighted

Walker S, Annison CJ & Beckett S 2019 'Transforming Rehabilitation: The Impact of Austerity and Privatisation on Day-to-Day Cultures and Working Practices in 'Probation'' Probation Journal 66, (1) 113-130 , DOI Open access