Dr Cristina D'Aniello

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  • Qualifications:Laurea (Law); MSc; PhD (Criminology); AFHEA
  • Position:Lecturer in Criminology and Level 1 Year Tutor
  • Department:Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences (HAS)
  • Telephone:+4411732 83287
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About me

I obtained my first degree in Law at the Seconda Universit√† degli Studi di Napoli, Italy. After passing the bar examination and working as a lawyer in Italy, I moved to the UK in 2012, to undertake a Master of Science in Clinical Criminology at the University of Leicester. I then joined the Department of Criminology of the University of Leicester, where I completed my PhD and worked as a Graduate Teaching Assistant. 

I joined UWE in March 2019 as a Lecturer in Criminology. I teach on a range of modules: Criminal Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Introduction to Criminal Justice, Internationa Crime and Criminology. 

My main research interests involve jury decision-making, psychology in the courtroom miscarriages of justice, deception detection in forensic contexts.

Office Hours: Wednesday 15:00 - 17:00

Area of expertise

- Jury decision-making

- Psychology in the courtroom 
- Miscarriages of justice
- Deception detection in forensic contexts
- Clinical Criminology
- Mental Health and Crime


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