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Nicola Rowlinson-Cooke

Research student

Nicola Rowlinson-Cooke

Lancaster University

Bowland North




BA (Hons) - Criminology, Lancaster University 

MSc - Criminology & Criminal Justice, The University of Edinburgh 

Thesis Title

The role of a specialist domestic abuse service in the North of England in supporting Black women.

Supervised By

Charlotte Barlow - University of Central Lancashire

Claire Fitzpatrick - Lancaster University

Sigrun Skogly - Lancaster University


Research Grants

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Doctoral Scholarship

Research Interests

Main areas of reasearch interests are:

  • Black Feminist Criminology and Sociology / Black feminisms
  • Violence Against Women and Girls 
  • Racial, gender and social justice 
  • Qualitative research 
  • Social policies 
  • Phenomenological approaches to methodology

Thesis Outline

My current research examines the relationship between Black Feminist Criminology and domestic abuse.