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Dr Siobhan Weare


Siobhan Weare

Lancaster University

Bowland North



Tel: +44 1524 592898

Research overview

Dr Weare's research interests are focused in the areas of criminal law and criminal justice. She is currently exploring the socio-legal responses to women who commit serious offences, including homocide and sexual violence. More generally, Dr Weare is also interested in violence against women, domestic violence, sexual offences and criminal legal and gender theory.

PhD supervision

Criminal law; gendered violence; homicide; sexual offences; gender and the law

Research Interests

Criminal law and criminal justice (sexual offences, homicide, domestic abuse), gender (masculinities, femininities, gender and crime, gender theories) and criminal legal and criminological theories

Current Teaching


Siobhan is convening Law 101 English Legal System and Methods. She is also teaching on Law 350 Gender and the Law Crime and Law 104 Criminal Law.

Additional Information

Siobhan is Deputy Director of Admissions and Director of Communications for the Law School

Web Links

Twitter: @SiobhanWeare https://twitter.com/SiobhanWeare

Academia.edu - https://lancaster.academia.edu/SiobhanWeare


Thesis Title

'The Socio-Legal Response(s) to Women Who Kill: A Proposed Model for Acknowledging their Agency'

Supervised By

Professor Alisdair Gillespie

Dr Sarah Beresford

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