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Dr Caroline Andow is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology at Bournemouth University. She is the Programme Leader for the new BA (Hons) Criminology with Psychology degree. Prior to this, Caroline was a Senior Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Winchester.
Caroline has studied broadly within the Social Sciences. In 2006 she achieved a first-class degree in Sociology from the University of Exeter. During her undergraduate studies, she was awarded two Dean’s commendations for outstanding achievement. Caroline then went on to achieve a Master's degree with distinction in Social Policy at the University of Southampton in 2010. In 2016, Caroline successfully defended her ESRC-funded PhD at the University of Southampton. In 2017, Caroline became a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, having passed her Post Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education with distinction.
Caroline teaches on a range of topics in the Social Sciences, including qualitative research methodologies, ethnographies of crime and policing, youth justice and criminological psychology... Caroline welcomes PhD enquiries relating to substantive issues surrounding young people and deviance, institutionalisation and rehabilitation as well as those focusing on the use of qualitative - especially ethnographic - research methods.more
In her doctoral studies, Caroline undertook a substantial ethnographic study of everyday life inside a secure residential unit for children, and she is known for her work on this. She continues to research in this area and is now working with professional partners in the creation of a new model of secure residential care.
- Andow, C., 2020. The institutional shaping of children's educational experiences in secure custody: A case study of a secure children's home in England. International Journal of Educational Development, 77.
- Andow, C., 2020. Outsider Inspections of Closed Institutions: An Insider Ethnographic View of Institutional Display. Sociological Research Online, 25 (4), 682-697.
- Meyer, T., Bridgen, P. and Andow, C., 2013. Free movement? The impact of legislation, benefit generosity and wages on the pensions of european migrants. Population, Space and Place, 19 (6), 714-726.
- Andow, C., 2018. Roles and relationships of care and education staff inside a secure children's home. Children and Their Education in Secure Accommodation: Interdisciplinary perspectives of education, health and youth justice. 61-74.
Profile of Teaching UG
- Ethnographies of Crime and Policing
- Criminological Psychology
- Everyday life inside a Secure Children's Home: A Goffmanesque Analysis (Economic and Social Research Council, 01 Oct 2012). Completed