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Dr Stephanie Fohring

Assistant Professor

Department: Social Sciences

Stephanie joined Northumbria as a Senior Lecturer in Criminology in July 2020. Prior to this she worked as a criminology lecturer at Edinburgh Napier University and completed both her PhD and a British Academy Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the University of Edinburgh. Stephanie's research is victim focused with particular interest in psychological aspects of victimisation, victimisation surveys,victim labelling, victim experiences of reporting crime and the criminal justice system, violence against women, vicarious trauma and post-traumatic growth. She is a member of a number of working groups focusing on victimisation, including the European Society of Criminology working group on Victimology, the British Society of Criminology Victim's network and Women, Crime and Criminal Justice Network, and is a member of the EU Cost-Action Cultures of Victimology. Stephanie is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufacture and Commerce. 

Stephanie Fohring

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Survivors speak out: The successes and failures of hashtag activism, Fohring, S., Horsfield, L. 9 Aug 2023, The Emerald International Handbook of Activist Criminology, Bingley, UK, Emerald
  • Patterns of Victimization and Gender: Linking Emotion, Coping, Reporting and Help-seeking, Fohring, S. 2022, In: Journal of Victimology and Victim Justice
  • Reporting as Risk: the dangers of criminal justice for survivors of sexual violence, Fohring, S. 22 Jul 2020, Preventing sexual violence, Bristol, Policy Press
  • The Risks and Rewards of Researching Victims of Crime, Fohring, S. 1 May 2020, In: Methodological Innovations
  • Introduction to the special issue: Victim identities and hierarchies, Fohring, S. 1 May 2018, In: International Review of Victimology
  • Revisiting the Non-ideal Victim, Fohring, S. 2018, Values in Victimology: Revisiting the ‘Ideal Victim’ Thesis, Bristol, Policy Press
  • What’s in a word? Victims on ‘victim’, Fohring, S. 1 May 2018, In: International Review of Victimology
  • An integrated model of victimization as an explanation of non-involvement with the criminal justice system, Fohring, S. 1 Jan 2015, In: International Review of Victimology
  • Putting a Face on the Dark Figure: Describing Victims Who Don’t Report Crime, Fohring, S. Dec 2014, In: Temida

Law PhD August 31 2012


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