Dr Caitlin Gormley

  • Lecturer in Criminology, Editorial Support (Sociology)

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

Research interests

Caitlin Gormley is a Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Glasgow. She holds a PhD in Criminology, an MRes in Criminology, and MA (hons) in Sociology, Anthropology and Hispanic Studies all from the University of Glasgow. Her wider research interests are around prisons and the experience of carceral punishment, inequality and discrimination of marginalised populations within the criminal justice system, and inclusive research practices.

Caitlin is also the editorial officer for Criminology & Criminal Justice.

Selected publications


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

2014: MacRobertson Travel Scholarship

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



- Qualitative Research Methods (Postgraduate Taught)



- Punishment and In/Justice (Postgraduate Taught, Criminology subject area. 2017-2018 course convenor)

- Disability and Society (Postgraduate Taught, Sociology subject area. Occassional guest lecturer)