Harriet Pierpoint

Harriet Pierpoint

University of South Wales

Welsh Crucible 2017

Harriet is a Reader in Criminology. She is interested in fairness and vulnerability in the criminal justice system. Her areas of expertise are: (1) criminal process, (2) vulnerable people in the criminal justice system, (3) alternatives to prosecution and custody, (4) resettlement and (5) animal abuse.

She has undertaken funded research projects for the Youth Justice Board, Home Office, Ministry of Justice, National Offender Management Service Cymru and St Giles Trust and has published in internationally recognised, peer reviewed journals, such as ‘Policing and Society: An International Journal’ and ‘Criminology and Criminal Justice: The International Journal’. She is a co-editor of the Handbook on Crime for Willan Publishing, and of the new International Handbook of Animal Abuse Studies for Palgrave Macmillan. She is a member of the Executive Committee of the British Society of Criminology (Chair, Regional Groups and Specialist Networks) and of the South Wales Police Independent Ethics Committee.

Harriet has been promoted to Associate Professor in the Faculty of Business and Society at the University of South Wales.

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