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Dr Jane Healy joined BU in 2017 as a Lecturer in Sociology and Crime & Deviance. Prior to this, Jane completed her PhD in disability hate crimes at Middlesex University, as well as Masters degrees in Social Science Research Methods and Criminology with Forensic Psychology. Jane also has an undergraduate degree in Psychology and worked as a Researcher at Middlesex University on a number of different projects within psychology, sociology and criminology.
Jane is currently co-investigator on the Respect at BU Hate Crime Project, which has engaged in forum theatre events for undergraduate and postgraduate students in hate crime awareness. She is also supporting a group of Anti-Slavery Student Ambassadors, who work in the local Bournemouth community to promote awareness of modern slavery and human trafficking. Jane is Chair of the CPS Wessex Modern Slavery Scrutiny Panel, and is an independent Panel member of the CPS Wessex Hate Crime Panel and the Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner's Stop and Search Panel...
Dr Healy teaches across sociology programmes, as well as representing Criminology programmes on the Department's Placement Committee.
She welcomes PhD enquiries related to hate crimes, gender and crime, and victimology.more
Project Lead, Anti-Slavery Student Ambassadors, in association with CPS Wessex
- Healy, J., 2019. ‘It spreads like a creeping disease’: experiences of victims of disability hate crimes in austerity Britain. Disability and Society.
- Martin, D., Mackenzie, N. and Healy, J., 2013. Balancing Risk and Professional Identity, secondary school teachers’ narratives of violence. Criminology & Criminal Justice: An International Journal, 13 (4), 398-414.
- Healy, J., 2008. Learning by teaching: Exploring the factors involved in successful learning and reflecting on good practice. Journal of Health, Social and Environmental Issues, 9 (1), 13-20.
- Martin, D., Mackenzie, N. and Healy, J., 2011. Teachers Experience of Violence in Secondary Schools. Crime, Anti-Social Behaviour and Schools. Springer.
- Healy, J. and Palfreman-Kay, J., 2018. Hate Crime on campus: introducing a forum theatre approach to enhance student engagement. In: North South Irish Criminology Conference 6 September-7 December 2018 University College Dublin, Ireland.
- Healy, J., 2018. Exposing the domination and subordination of disabled people through disability hate crime. In: British Society of Criminology Annual Conference 9-13 July 2017 Sheffield Hallam University.
- Healy, J., 2014. “I am a nuisance and should never have been born”: Exploring experiences of disability hate crime. In: Understanding Hate Crime Conference 9 May 2014 University of Sussex.
- Healy, J., 2011. “Make verbal abuse a crime": Listening to disabled people’s experiences of hate crime. In: European Society of Criminology Annual Conference 21-23 September 2011 University of Vilnius, Lithuania.
- Healy, J., 2011. The good, the bad & the blameless: Analysis of the Pilkington Case and the role of media text in context. In: York Deviancy Conference 29 June-1 July 2011 University of York.
- Healy, J., 2010. Investigating the case of Fiona and Francecca Pilkington: Is this a watershed moment for disability hate crime? In: British Society of Criminology Annual Conference 12-16 July 2010 University of Leicester.
- Healy, J., Stenson, K., Loumaski, A. and Fitzgibbon, W., 2009. Revisiting Jacobs and Potter ten years on”. ‘Roundtable Discussion’. In: American Society of Criminology Annual Conference 3-6 November 2009 University of Philadelphia.
- Goodman, A., Hurcombe, R., Healy, J. and Goodman, S., 2009. Somehow in Britain, there’s like, a culture of drinking: Exploring the transmission of young people’s drinking cultures by peer group composition. In: British Society of Criminology Annual Conference 29 June-1 July 2009 Cardiff University.
- Healy, J., Goodman, A., Hurcombe, R. and Goodman, S., 2009. Somehow in Britain, there’s like, a culture of drinking: Exploring the transmission of young people’s drinking cultures by peer group composition. In: 5th Annaul Criminology Conference 16 June 2009 University College Dublin.
- Martin, D. and Healy, J., 2008. Secondary School Teachers Perceptions of Violence in the Workplace. In: Third Nordic Conference on Victimology & Victim Support 5-7 March 2008 Helsinki University.
- Healy, J., 2006. Crime and Victimisation in the UK and the Republic of Ireland: A Teenager’s Perspective. In: Common Session on Criminal Justice and Critical Criminology; Postgraduate Conference 10-12 May 2006 University of Hamburg.
- Goodman, A., Hurcombe, R., Healy, J., Goodman, S. and Ball, E., 2011. Teenage Drinking and Inter-Ethnic Friendships. York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
- Healy, J., 2018. Confronting campus hate crime through forum theatre methods. The BSC Blog. Available from: https://thebscblog.wordpress.com/.
- Healy, J., 2015. Why don’t we recognise Disability Hate Crime?. International Network for Hate Studies. Available from: http://www.internationalhatestudies.com/dont-recognise-disability-hate-crime/.
Profile of Teaching UG
- Social Exclusion and Discrimination (Unit Lead) Level 4
- Trafficking Migration & Criminality (Unit Lead) Level 5
- Anthropology of International Policy and Intervention (Level 6)
- What Hurts, where does it hurt, how much does it hurt? The Impact & Costs of Crime (Level 5)
- Introduction to Social Crime, Theory & Deviance (Level 4)
- Introduction to Social Theory (Level 4)
- Intersectionalities of Crime (Unit Lead) Level 6
- “The Making of the Museum of Education: Memory, violence and resistance as seen by artists, youth and institutions” (University Of Leeds, 15 Jan 2019). In Progress
- Responding to Hate Crime (Higher Education Funding Council for England, 01 Dec 2017). In Progress
Public Engagement & Outreach Activities
- Community Panel Member for CPS Wessex Hate Crime Scrutiny Panel
- Independent Panel Member, Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner's Stop and Search Scrutiny Panel
- Chair of the Crown Prosecution Service Wessex Modern Slavery Scrutiny Panel
- MSc in Social Science Research Methods (Middlesex University, 2010)
- PGCE in Higher Education (Middlesex University, 2008)
- MSc in Criminology & Forensic Psychology (Middlesex University, 2006)
- BA (Hons) in Psychology (University College Dublin, 1994)
- PhD in Criminology (Middlesex University, 2018)
- British Society of Criminology, Member (2006-),
- HEA, Fellow (2009-),