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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 issue of 'forced-to-penetrate' cases, including the experiences of male victims, and the legal, criminal justice, and societal responses to this form of sexual offending. Siobhan is also interested in the socio-legal responses to women who commit serious offences more broadly, including homicide and sexual violence. More generally, Dr Weare is also interested in violence and gender, 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 on sabbatical leave in Michaelmas term. She is convening Law 101x/y English Legal System and Methods and teaching on Law 104x Criminal Law when she returns.

Additional Information

Siobhan is Director of Communications for the Law School

Web Links

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

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


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