Dr Caitlin Gormley

  • Lecturer in Criminology, Editorial Support (Sociology)

telephone: 01413305837
email: Caitlin.Gormley@glasgow.ac.uk

Biography

Dr Caitlin Gormley is a lecturer in criminology within the School of Social and Political Sciences, and a member of the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research, at the University of Glasgow. She joined the University of Glasgow in June 2017 having previously worked as a lecturer within prison-based learning centres in Scotland between 2015-2017. She coordinates a university-prison reading group which brings learners together to explore articles covering a broad range of topics. She has been the editorial officer for the Criminology & Criminal Justice journal since 2017.

Caitlin obtained her PhD in Criminology (2017), MRes in Criminology (2012), and MA (hons) Sociology, Anthropology and Hispanic Studies (2011) all from the University of Glasgow. 


Research interests

  • Prisons and the experience of carceral punishment
  • Inequality and discrimination of marginalised populations within the criminal justice system
  • Vulnerability and harm
  • Inclusive research practices.

Grants

2019: The experiences of disabled accused people at the pre-trial stage in the Scottish criminal justice system, Equality and Human Rights Commission, £12,000 - PI.

2014: MacRobertson Travel Scholarship£3,500.

2012 - 2015: Prison, Power, and People with a Learning Disability: The Complexities of Curtailed Lives ESRC +3 PhD Studentship. 


Supervision

I am interested in supervising research projects in the broad areas of vulnerability, inequality, and social justice. I currently supervise students in Sociology (UG), Criminology (PGT), and Global Health (PGT) on a wide range of topics relating to disability, vulnerability, (in)equality and criminal justice, prisons, youth justice, health and wellbeing.

I have worked with external organisations from the public and statutory sectors on collaborative dissertation projects. 


Teaching

Undergraduate

  • Sociology 1A and 1B
  • Qualitative Research Methods (Hons)
  • Punishment and Society (Hons)

 

Postgraduate

  • Qualitative Research Methods (PGT and PGR)
  • Punishment and In/Justice
  • Criminological Theory in Context
  • Disability and Society 
  • Rehabilitation and Desistance from Crime
  • Antiquities Trafficking; Art Crime; Repatriation, Recovery and Return (marking only)

 


Additional information

Current roles and affiliations

  • External advisor for the Equality and Human Rights Commission's Inquiry into whether (GB) criminal justice systems treat disabled defendents/accused persons fairly (2019 -)
  • Editorial Officer for Criminology and Criminal Justice journal (2017 - )
  • Member, British Society of Criminology (2017 -)

 


Publications

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2019

Gormley, C. (2019) The prison experiences of people with learning disabilities. Howard League for Penal Reform Early Career Academics Network Bulletin, 41, pp. 32-38.

2018

Gormley, C. (2018) Researching inclusively with people with learning disabilities in prisons. In: SAGE Research Methods Cases Part 2. SAGE Publications: London. ISBN 9781526446060 (doi:10.4135/9781526446060)

2017

Gormley, C. (2017) An extended social relational approach to learning disability incarcerated. In: Moran, D. and Schliehe, A. K. (eds.) Carceral Spatiality: Dialogues Between Geography and Criminology. Series: Palgrave studies in prisons and penology. Palgrave Macmillan: London, pp. 43-74. ISBN 9781137560568 (doi:10.1057/978-1-137-56057-5_3)

Gormley, C. (2017) People with Learning Disability in Scottish Prisons: Left Out Again? Scottish Learning Disability Observatory Annual Conference, Glasgow, UK, 16 May 2017.

Gormley, C. (2017) Triage and Diversion: Getting it Right 24/7. Project Report. Prison Reform Trust.

2015

Gormley, C., McBride, M., Armstrong, S. and Atkinson, C. (2015) Hate Crime in Scotland: a Scoping Study for the Glasgow Hate Crime Working Group. Technical Report. Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research. (Unpublished)

2013

Gormley, C. (2013) Mapping of Active Criminal Justice Diversion Schemes for those with Mental Health Problems in Scotland. Project Report. Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research.

Gormley, C. (2013) Can the social construction of crime be understood without considering the power relationships generated by social division? Scottish Journal of the Scottish Association for the Study of Offending, 19, pp. 55-64.

This list was generated on Tue Sep 17 07:37:30 2019 BST.
Number of items: 8.

Articles

Gormley, C. (2019) The prison experiences of people with learning disabilities. Howard League for Penal Reform Early Career Academics Network Bulletin, 41, pp. 32-38.

Gormley, C. (2013) Can the social construction of crime be understood without considering the power relationships generated by social division? Scottish Journal of the Scottish Association for the Study of Offending, 19, pp. 55-64.

Book Sections

Gormley, C. (2018) Researching inclusively with people with learning disabilities in prisons. In: SAGE Research Methods Cases Part 2. SAGE Publications: London. ISBN 9781526446060 (doi:10.4135/9781526446060)

Gormley, C. (2017) An extended social relational approach to learning disability incarcerated. In: Moran, D. and Schliehe, A. K. (eds.) Carceral Spatiality: Dialogues Between Geography and Criminology. Series: Palgrave studies in prisons and penology. Palgrave Macmillan: London, pp. 43-74. ISBN 9781137560568 (doi:10.1057/978-1-137-56057-5_3)

Research Reports or Papers

Gormley, C. (2017) Triage and Diversion: Getting it Right 24/7. Project Report. Prison Reform Trust.

Gormley, C., McBride, M., Armstrong, S. and Atkinson, C. (2015) Hate Crime in Scotland: a Scoping Study for the Glasgow Hate Crime Working Group. Technical Report. Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research. (Unpublished)

Gormley, C. (2013) Mapping of Active Criminal Justice Diversion Schemes for those with Mental Health Problems in Scotland. Project Report. Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research.

Conference or Workshop Item

Gormley, C. (2017) People with Learning Disability in Scottish Prisons: Left Out Again? Scottish Learning Disability Observatory Annual Conference, Glasgow, UK, 16 May 2017.

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