We have over 12,000 students, from over 100 countries, within one of the safest campuses in the UK


97% of Lancaster students go into work or further study within six months of graduating

Home > Research > Researchers > Siobhan Weare
View graph of relations

« Back

Siobhan Weare


Siobhan Weare

Bowland North

Lancaster University


Lancaster LA1 4YN

United Kingdom

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 330 Crime and Criminal Justice 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

View all (12) »

View all (16) »