Researching with Problem Drug Users: Autoethnography with Dr Steve Wakeman

In this episode, Elizabeth and Dr James Treadwell talk to Dr Steve Wakeman of Liverpool John Moores University about his experiences as an autoethnographer researching with ‘problem drug users’. Follow Steve on Twitter @Steve_Wakeman and find out more about his work on his website. The BBC news article on autoethnography can be accessed here.

Music for Crime Bites is by Lee Rosevere at Happy Puppy Records (http://www.happypuppyrecords.ca/).

Researching with the partners of long-term prisoners – Dr Anna Kotova

In this episode, Elizabeth talks to Dr Anna Kotova of the University of Exeter about her research with the partners of long term prisoners.  Follow Anna on Twitter @DrAnnaKotova and check out her recent article for The Conversation –Why prisons should make more time for inmates’ families”.

Music for Crime Bites is by Lee Rosevere at Happy Puppy Records (http://www.happypuppyrecords.ca/).

“The Keepers” – Criminologists discuss the Netflix series

In this episode, Elizabeth talks to Dr James Treadwell (@James_Treadwell) and Dr Adam Lynes (@Lynesey89) of Birmingham City University about the Netflix series The Keepers.  Find out more about The Keepers here.

Music for Crime Bites is by Lee Rosevere at Happy Puppy Records.

Dr Travis Linnemann – Meth Wars: Police, media, power

In this episode, Elizabeth talks to Dr Travis Linnemann of Eastern Kentucky University about his research around methamphetamine. Travis’s book – Meth Wars: Police, media power – is out now and is published by New York University Press. Follow Travis on Twitter @crimemann and find out more about his work on his website.

Music for Crime Bites is by Lee Rosevere at Happy Puppy Records (http://www.happypuppyrecords.ca/).

Children Who Kill: The murders of Elizabeth and Katie Edwards

In this episode, Elizabeth joins two criminologists from Birmingham City University – Emma Kelly (Criminology Programme Director) and Mohammed Rahman (Lecturer in Criminology) to discuss the murders of Elizabeth and Katie Edwards and explore the criminological issues that emerge around children who kill.  

Organisations working with victims of crime: Victim Support (UK) – https://www.victimsupport.org.uk/; The National Center for Victims of Crime (USA) – https://victimsofcrime.org/home.

Court of Appeal Judgement – https://www.judiciary.gov.uk/judgments/markham-edwards-v-the-queen/

Lincolnshire Police update on the case – https://www.lincs.police.uk/news-campaigns/news/2017/spalding-murders-reporting-restrictions-lifted/

Music for Crime Bites is by Lee Rosevere at Happy Puppy Records (http://www.happypuppyrecords.ca/).

“Paula” – Criminologists discuss the BBC Two crime drama

In this episode, Elizabeth joins two colleagues from Birmingham City University – Emma Kelly (Criminology Programme Director) and Dr Victoria Silverwood (Lecturer in Criminology) to discuss the BBC Two crime drama series Paula.

Music for Crime Bites is by Lee Rosevere at Happy Puppy Records (http://www.happypuppyrecords.ca/).

Clips from Paula in this episode are used in accordance with the fair dealing exception to copyright for the purposes of criticism and review.  For more information about Paula, please visit http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08s2bqh

Minisode – Donal MacIntyre: Tattoos, football hooligans and going undercover

In this minisode, Elizabeth and Professor David Wilson join Donal MacIntyre to talk about an interesting souvenir from his days as an undercover investigative journalist.  

Music for Crime Bites is by Lee Rosevere at Happy Puppy Records (http://www.happypuppyrecords.ca/).

Episode 4 – Robert Godwin Sr and “Facebook Murder”, Dr Adam Lynes, American Justice

In this month’s Crime Case Study, Elizabeth is joined by Professor David Wilson and Emma Kelly to discuss the murder of Robert Godwin Sr – a case that generated worldwide debate about the use of Facebook by homicide perpetrators. In Researcher Profile, Dr Adam Lynes talks about his work as a criminologist exploring the occupations of serial killersThe BBC documentary series “American Justice” is the focus of this month’s Crime Seen on Screen. Elizabeth talks to criminologists Dr James Treadwell and Mohammed Rahman about their thoughts on the programme.

Links to further information about the topics covered this month…

Elizabeth’s blog about the death of Robert Godwin Sr and the phenomenon of “Facebook Murder” – http://crimebites.co.uk/2017/04/17/the-facebook-killing-of-robert-godwin-performance-homicide-and-the-culture-of-narcissism/

WKYC article covering the funeral of Robert Godwin Sr, including embedded video of the full service – http://www.wkyc.com/news/local/church-service-full-as-family-friends-said-goodbye-to-robert-godwin-sr/433347015

Article by Phillip Morris, “The death of a Cleveland fisherman” – http://www.cleveland.com/morris/index.ssf/2017/04/the_death_of_a_cleveland_fishe.html

Details of Elizabeth’s research with Professor David Wilson – “Making Sense of Facebook Murder” – http://www.bcu.ac.uk/news-events/news/six-faces-of-killers-on-facebook-revealed

Dr Adam Lynes is on Twitter @lynesey89. His book, “The Road to Murder”, is published by Waterside Press – http://www.watersidepress.co.uk/acatalog/Road-to-Murder-9781909976375.html

Follow Dr James Treadwell and Mohammed Rahman on Twitter @James_Treadwell @crimoeology. More information about the BBC series “American Justice” http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08kbrc7

Music for Crime Bites is by Lee Rosevere at Happy Puppy Records http://www.happypuppyrecords.ca/.

Minisode – Criminologists discuss BBC One’s “Line of Duty”

In this minisode, Elizabeth joins two criminologists from Birmingham City University – Emma Kelly (Criminology Programme Director) and Liam Brolan (Lecturer in Criminology) to discuss the BBC One crime drama series Line of Duty.

Music for Crime Bites is by Lee Rosevere at Happy Puppy Records (http://www.happypuppyrecords.ca/).

Clips from Line of Duty in this minisode are used in accordance with the fair dealing exception to copyright for the purposes of criticism and review.  For more information about Line of Duty, please visit http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00yzlr0

Episode 3 – Shana Grice, Dr Imran Awan, Dexter

In this month’s Crime Case Study, Elizabeth is joined by Professor David Wilson and Emma Kelly to discuss the murder of Shana Grice – a case that raises many important issues around stalking. In Researcher Profile, Dr Imran Awan talks about his work as a criminologist exploring hate crime and IslamophobiaThe television series “Dexter” is the focus of this month’s Crime Seen on Screen. Elizabeth talks to criminologist Dr Adam Lynes about his thoughts on this very successful show.

Links to further information about the topics covered this month…

Sentencing remarks of Mr Justice Green in relation to Michael Lane, convicted of the murder of Shana Grice https://www.judiciary.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/r-v-lane-sentencing-remarks.pdf.

Remarks of Mr Justice Green in relation to the Independent Police Complaints Commission investigation https://www.judiciary.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/r-v-lane-ipcc-statement.pdf

For further information, advice and support about issues around stalking in the UK, please visit http://paladinservice.co.uk/  and https://www.victimsupport.org.uk/crime-info/types-crime/stalking-and-harassment. In the USA, please visit http://victimsofcrime.org/our-programs/stalking-resource-center.

Dr Imran Awan is on Twitter @DrImranAwan. His Birmingham City University profile page, including information about his books and articles is available at http://www.bcu.ac.uk/social-sciences/about-us/staff/imran-awan.

Follow Dr Adam Lynes on Twitter @Lynesey89. Find out more about his work here http://www.bcu.ac.uk/research/-centres-of-excellence/centre-for-applied-criminology/people/adam-george-thomas-lynes.

More information about “Dexter” http://www.sho.com/dexter.

Music for Crime Bites is by Lee Rosevere at Happy Puppy Records http://www.happypuppyrecords.ca/.