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Dr Claire Fitzpatrick


Claire Fitzpatrick

Lancaster University

Bowland North



Tel: +44 1524 594113

Research overview

PhD supervision

Dr Fitzpatrick welcomes expressions of interest on PhD projects relating to: looked after children and/or care-leavers in the criminal justice system; desistance and resilience; the links between youth justice and child welfare; young offenders.

Research Interests

Dr Fitzpatrick's research focuses on: young offenders, looked after children, children in the care and criminal justice systems, care leavers, criminal careers and the links between child welfare and youth justice policy and practice. She is also interested in the relationship between desistance and resilience, as well as gender and offending pathways, young people in prison and the treatment of women in conflict with the law 



Current Teaching

I teach on the following courses on the BA (Hons) Criminology

CRIM 211 Youth Justice (Convenor)

CRIM 340 Criminal Careers (Convenor)

I also supervise students writing extended essays and dissertations.

Formerly Known As

Claire Taylor

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