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Dr Kirsty Blewitt

Lecturer

Department: Social Sciences

Kirsty Blewitt joined Northumbria University in 2023. She is a Lecturer in Criminology and Sociology, with a specialism in language use in legal settings.

Kirsty completed her PhD in Applied Linguistics at Newcastle University, focusing on a linguistic analysis of US courtroom interactions. Her current research and interests include: the (co)construction of narratives in legal interactions; domestic violence; identity and narrative(s) of victims/surviours; crime and identity in media; and ethics in research.

Kirsty Blewitt

(co)construction of narratives in legal interactions; domestic abuse/violence; identity and narrative(s) of victims/surviours; crime and identity in media; ethics in research

PhD July 19 2018


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