Ms Soozi Baggs

Ms Soozi Baggs

Lecturer in Criminology

School of Society and Culture (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business)




MSc Criminology (University of Plymouth)

Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (University of Plymouth)

Graduate Diploma in Law (BPP Law School)

BA (Hons) Philosophical Studies (University of Wales, Lampeter)

Professional membership

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Member of the British Society of Criminology

Roles on external bodies

Blog editor and committee member - British Society of Criminology Postgraduate Committee



Teaching interests

During the 2021/22 academic year I am teaching on the following modules:

Stage 1:

CCJ401 Being a Criminologist

CCJ402 Introduction to Criminological Theory

CCJ403 21st Century Crime Problems

CCJ404 Crime in Context

Stage 2:

CCJ502 Theorising Crime and Harm

CCJ504 Researching Crime and Criminal Justice (Module Leader)

CCJ506 Harm in the 21st Century

SOC2525 Gender, Sex and Sexuality

Stage 3 and MSc:

CCJ602 Futures Criminology

CRIM747 Global Inequality, Vulnerability and Justice

Dissertation supervision

Previous years:

For two years I was co-lead for the Stage 1 module: CCJS1119 21st Century Criminological Issues



Research interests

My PhD research looks at the experiences of women who play slots and bingo online, and at the marketing techniques used by the gambling industry.  

I am also interested in the wider areas of gambling, advertising, and women's leisure.