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Louise Ridley

Senior Lecturer

Department: Social Sciences

Louise RidleyShe had previously taught criminology at the University of Teesside for 15 years. Before this Louise worked in a variety of different organisations providing support to vulnerable groups of people.


  • Teacher Training PGCHE June 30 1993
  • Criminology MA June 30 1987
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2007

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Making space for mental health care within the penal estate, Cassidy, K., Dyer, W., Biddle, P., Brandon, T., McClelland, N., Ridley, L. 24 Feb 2020, In: Health and Place
  • An Evaluation of ‘Through the Gate Plus’ in the North East of England, Harding, J., Irving, A., Ridley, L., Bilby, C. Jul 2014
  • 'At risk' young people and preparedness for work: the Youth Choice Project, Ridley, L., Wray, D. Mar 2014, In: Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal
  • No substitute for the real thing: the impact of prison based work experience on students' thinking about imprisonment, Ridley, L. Feb 2014, In: The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice
  • Re-imagining futures: Exploring arts interventions and the process of desistance, Bilby, C., Caulfield, L., Ridley, L. Nov 2013
  • Insider Art Exhibition, Bilby, C., Ridley, L. Jul 2011
  • Doing Time: the impact of prison work experience on learning and teaching, Ridley, L., Richards, M., Smith, J., Walker, C. Oct 2010, In: EMERGE


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