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Personal profile

Biography

Dr. Faith Gordon is a Lecturer in Criminology at Monash University, Melbourne; Director of the Interdisciplinary Youth Justice Network; a Research Associate, Information Law & Policy Centre, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London and a Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster.

Faith previously worked as a Lecturer in Criminology (2016-2018) in the Department of History, Sociology and Criminology at the University of Westminster, London. Prior to that Faith was a Visiting Research Fellow in the School of Law, Queen’s University Belfast, where she taught in the areas of criminal justice, criminal law and research methods. Faith has also taught at Queen’s University and the University of Ulster in the areas of: criminal process; youth justice; media representations; crime and disorder; gender and the media. Faith was also a Research Fellow and Post-doctoral researcher working in the Childhood, Transition and Social Justice Initiative on the ESRC funded Knowledge Exchange Project entitled: Identifying and challenging the negative media representation of children and young people in Northern Ireland. Include Youth and the Childhood, Transition and Social Justice Initiative were lead partners on the project and their established working relationship was committed to knowledge and skills transfer between academic researchers and community-based practitioners.

In December 2012, Faith completed a PhD in the School of Law, Queen’s University entitled: A Critical Analysis of Print Media Representation of Children and Young People during Transition from Conflict in Northern Ireland. Faith also holds a MSSc in Criminology (with Distinction), a LL.B. Law with Politics from the School of Law, Queen’s University, and a Teacher’s Diploma in Speech and Drama from New Era Academy London. Faith’s undergraduate research project, Children’s Rights in a Media Culture, was awarded the Northern Ireland Law Society Prize.

Faith has also been a Research Assistant on a number of research projects including work for the Hillsborough Independent Panel; research on ageing prisoners; research on prisoner’s rights and she is currently working with a colleague, Dr. John Stannard, on a joint research project in the area of law and emotion. Faith was appointed in January 2015 and is an active Trustee for Headliners UK.

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Research Output 2010 2019

Open Access
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Children, Young People and the Press in a Transitioning Society: Representaions, Reactions and Criminalisation

Gordon, E. F., 2018, London UK: Palgrave Macmillan. 293 p. (Palgrave Socio-Legal Studies)

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

Older victims of crime: Vulnerability, resilience and access to procedural justice

Brown, K. J. & Gordon, F., 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : International Review of Victimology. p. 1-21 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Book Review: Charles Krinsky (ed.), Moral Panics over Contemporary Children and Youth. Surrey: Ashgate, 2008

Gordon, F., 2010, In : Media, Culture and Society. 3, 32, p. 533-535 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort ReviewOtherpeer-review

Prizes

European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control, Stan Cohen Prize

Faith Gordon (Recipient), 1 Jul 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Faith Gordon (Recipient), 1 Jul 2017

Prize: Election to learned society

Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts

Faith Gordon (Recipient), 1 Jun 2016

Prize: Election to learned society

Hart Publishers Prize for Best Conference Paper, Queen’s University Belfast

Faith Gordon (Recipient), 20 Aug 2009

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Northern Ireland Law Society Prize for the Best Undergraduate Research Project

Faith Gordon (Recipient), 1 Dec 2008

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2015 2019

  • 3 Visiting an external academic institution

University College London

Faith Gordon (Visiting researcher)
3 Jun 201926 Jun 2019

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external academic institution

University of Oxford

Faith Gordon (Visiting researcher)
Apr 2018Jul 2018

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external academic institution

Queen's University Belfast

Faith Gordon (Visiting researcher)
Sep 2015Aug 2016

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external academic institution

Press / Media

Social media plays key role in campaign against paramilitary-style assaults in Northern Ireland

Faith Gordon & Paul Reilly

9/01/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Blogs, Podcasts and Social MediaBlogs

One Year on from the Royal Commission

Faith Gordon

22/11/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

One Year on from the Royal Commission

Faith Gordon

22/11/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Profile/Interview

We all have a name, a story, a journey and a future

Faith Gordon

11/11/17

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment